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Lindsay Pinchbeck

art educator, Sweet Tree Arts in Hope

A Lifetime of Experiences; An Artist in the Making

PRESENTED ON JAN 31, 2014
IN MIDCOAST @ VOL 20

Lindsay Pinchbeck is the director and founder of Sweet Tree Arts in Hope and has been teaching in the arts for 15 years. Previously she taught photography at the Riley School and the Maine Media Workshops. She is also a printmaker and photographer, and believes the arts should be accessible to all and is an integral piece of learning and personal growth.

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Results of Choice-based Art Education

BY ASHLEY MCDANIEL
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 05, 2016

Ashley McDaniel is an artist and art teacher at Creekside Elementary School in New Bern, NC. She received her BFA from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Currently, she works in enamel, scrimshaw, and paints a whole bunch. When she is not making art or teaching, she can be found riding her bike or throwing axe’s.

 

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A Lifetime of Curation

BY DAVID S. RUBIN
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 23, 2016

Curator David Rubin uncovers the philosophy behind his career of creating art-driven experiences. 

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Collage City

BY JEAN-MICHEL REED
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"An architect, it seems, has to be an optimist and idealist. That by building we're somehow making the world a better place. But before you need buildings, you need people."

In Collage City from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 17, artist, designer, realtor and retired paramedic, Jean-Michel Reed, shares stories and perceptions of Buffalo, New York as an intimate outsider. Reed moved to Buffalo in 1992, working first as a paramedic, and later transitioning to both a designer and a realtor as the city attempted an about face. Cites are made first of people, and then within those individual people, of experiences. It is this combination of convergent and divergent experiences that construct the sociological makeup of place and city, which, in turn manufactures the physical landscape. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016.

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Circus Gives Hope

BY TRAVIS JOHNSON
IN NEW WESTMINSTER

Circus gives hope, not only for children but for adults. 

In this presentation, Travis Johnson explains how social circus is an important self esteem developing tool for everyone. He explains that not only does it provide personal social impact, but it is also designed to build community and provide hope. Most notably for at risk and impoverished youth around the world.

Reach for the top.

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Community Biblioteca

BY HOJA DE RUTA
@ VOL 15 ON FEB 17, 2017

Hoya de Ruta (Roadmap) shares their passion for education and betterment of the community through a non-government community library they founded in a troubled Juarez neighborhood to promote educational activities for children and teenagers. 

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Removing Barriers and Igniting Hope!

BY EMILY KOBZA
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 29, 2017

Emily Kobza, CIS Director of Development + Business Engagement : Every day, kids in our community face barriers that threaten to derail them from success. Working with school staff, hundreds of volunteers, and dozens of community partners, Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo is in schools to ignite hope in students. How? By bringing the community and all the ways it can help to where kids are – the school – so they can graduate and be prepared for life.

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Providing hope to children in the Gambia

BY MARI√čLLE DAEMEN
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

For Mariëlle Daemen, starting a foundation had been a dream ever since she visited the Gambia for the first time. Back then, she witnessed poverty and many children not being able to go to school. This led her to co-found the Kids2School Foundation. 

Starting from the principle that education is a basic right for every child in the world, Kids2School is trying to give more children in the Gambia access to education. Children who out of poverty would never have a chance to go to school and as such could never hope for a better future for them and their family. For the sponsors of the children, the foundation provides a very direct, one-on-one opportunity to contribute to a better world as well.

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Hope, Happiness and Stars

BY NATHALIE UMMELS
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

Nathalie Ummels is an education innovator, community-activist and world traveller with a passion for sustainability and dark chocolate. In her presentation, Nathalie talks about the unexpected life lessons from a family who hit the road and left everything behind.

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Making Quilts

BY LAURIE LABAR
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Laurie LaBar shares her story of making a recreation of a historic quilt.