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Brian Jobe

Non-Profit Arts Professional, Locate Arts in Nashville, TN

Locate Arts

PRESENTED ON AUG 11, 2016
IN NASHVILLE @ VOL 21

A look at locating contemporary art in Tennessee

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Creativity and Play as Medicine

BY ANNA ATKINSON
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Transpersonal Arts Counsellor Anna Atkinson’s practice incorporates art, movement, creative writing, voice and body work. She explores the potential of creativity to impact on health and wellbeing. Anna gives the audience an insight into the true happiness the freedom that art can give to those who are willing to embrace it. 

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OZ Arts

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 21, 2017

Ron Yearwood shares what happens at OZ Arts in Nashville.

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Locate

BY MARTYN THOMAS
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 16, 2018

Locate, architect Maryn Thomas talks us through his projects and gives us an insight into his life as a Manx Architect at Horncastle Thomas.  How his family and his work have influenced the decisions he has made and how different doors opening are progressing his practice connecting the past with contemporary developments that fit the locations. Martin was a mature student on the Art Foundation Course at University College Isla of Man. He is passionate about design on the Isle of Man and is founder member of Sofa the society of architects who delivered Isle of Architecture.

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The Necessity of Creativity

BY HILARY JEAN TAPPER
@ VOL 38 ON NOV 08, 2018

Hilary Jean Tapper is an illustrator and dollmaker, and currently undertaking a formal study of the therapeutic nature of art and creativity. Throughout her youth, she received numerous awards for her films on mindfulness and self-discovery, which led to further opportunities of leadership and presenting to youth nationally and globally. At 19 she was brought to India for filming her first documentary on women and devotional yoga, and she presented the film on tour of the USA and Europe. She undertook her Bachelor in Hindu Theology, which is where she found her passion for the transformation of the self through the arts. In this Pechakucha, Hilary shares her story of losing and rediscovering her creativity, and her journey towards a deeper understanding of how powerful, necessary and available creativity is for all of us.

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Where Arts, Education, & Community Harmonize

BY MIKE GUARINO
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 12, 2018

Mike Guarino shares the story of the Snow Pond Arts Academy. 

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Inspiring Courage Through Creativity

BY RACHEL ZINK
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 03, 2017

As Executive Director of Asheville-based nonprofit Arts For Life, Rachel Zink sees every day the transformative and healing power of the arts, when put into the hands and hearts of pediatric patients and their families.

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Path To Free Creativity

BY ALEXANDER INCHBALD
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 14, 2019

When Alexander was 16, his dad told him that he would never make money as a professional artist. This was both the worst and best moment in his life: the worst, because he descended into depression for close on ten years; the best, because if he hadn’t gone that low, he wouldn’t know how to get this high and help others free their creativity.

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Inspiration and Process

BY MICHAEL STASIUK
@ VOL 37 ON MAY 02, 2002

Micahel Stasiuk, a talented multi-media sculpter, explains how through fun and creativity he found his life's passion. An amusing & entertaining ride!

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Seeing the World in LEGO: Mixing Creativity, Art and STEM

BY LUKE LYONS
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 04, 2019

What if the world was made of LEGO? In this talk, Luke Lyons shares how he sees the world as tiny plastic interlocking bricks.  Lyons, like many children, grew up playing with LEGO, but today he uses LEGO as an outlet for his creativity and artistic side.  He has created LEGO scale buildings of old high schools, university buildings, train stations and designed his own museum specifically for the purpose of displaying a LEGO Tyrannosaurus rex. He discusses how LEGO promotes creativity in STEM education, while still accessing the arts.