EL PASO Search Results: “local art”
EL PASO PRESENTATIONS
Art as Therapy
Luis Cano describes personal experiences that influenced the development of his art style. He reveals that when he started his career in art therapy, not only was he helping others connect to their emotions via art, his own work developed in depth as well.
BY JESUS "CIMI" ALVARADO
@ VOL 17
ON OCT 21, 2017
“CIMI” Alvarado is an El Paso, Texas native, and began his artistic career experimenting with graffiti art. Following his studies under Gaspar Enriquez at Bowie High School, Cimi delved into public art projects, which often included educational components and community involvement. His efforts have included an intensive, ongoing mural education program in Dallas, Texas; two full-scale murals created with students from the El Paso, Texas Juvenile Detention Center; and two large murals depicting the history and culture of El Paso, Texas. Cimi’s recent public works involved community brainstorming, input, and inspiration through both community meetings and written, anonymous surveys. Cimi’s artwork has been featured in shows in Mexico City; Buenos Aires, Argentina; the El Paso Museum of Art; the University of Arkansas at Little Rock; and Cd. Juarez, Mexico - “Binational Art Exhibit” Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes.
Therapeutic Art of Mandalas
BY ALEJANDRA DOZAL
@ VOL 18
ON MAR 29, 2018
Licensed Professional Therapist Alejandra Dozal will present her passion for using art therapy as means of self care. Mandala art therapy and healing can be a great source of reflection on one’s soul. They are larger than life. Mandalas represent life as we know it, they are an image of our unconscious self.
BY LAURA TURON
@ VOL 19
ON JUN 28, 2018
Laura Turon is a mixed media Border artist from El Paso, Texas whose work presents ephemeral art installations through processes that combine different light interpretations, mark making, repetition, design, and large-scale compositions. Laura is the founder and creator of Paradox Traveling Art, a mobile art installation gallery within a converted school bus, which creates and presents mobile art installations and murals. With a special focus on delivering art to communities that have limited or no access to art, and creating opportunities for artists to encourage and promote the creative arts.
UTEP DoArt Graphic Design Department
BY MARIANA LOPEZ
@ VOL 20
ON OCT 12, 2018
UTEP Graphic Design Students Representing El Paso
UTEP Graphic Design students Ricky Covarrubias and Mariana López discuss a particular poster design project that has impacted the way they view their city. Additionally, they will also focus on highlighting the art festival Chalk the Block, one of the most important public events in the Southwest region, in which they are proud to be featured this 2018 season.
Choosing Art for Your Home
BY KARIME LUPUS
@ VOL 20
ON OCT 12, 2018
Karime Lupus is a Chicana contemporary painter within the El Paso area. Born in Chihuahua, raised in Juarez she has lived most of her life now in the U.S. while exploring visual biliteracy. Tonight she shares on how to approach an artist for the acquisition of locally sourced artwork to enrich one's home or office space. To illustrate, Karime uses local examples representing the various styles and flavors of art found in our border region.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “local art”
PechaKucha teamed up with 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT as part of the "Design Ah!" exhibition to produce two special events on March 23rd. One for kids, where they made and presented their 20x20s in an open workshop. The other for 'grown-ups' was part of Roppongi Art Night, and featured an inspiring lineup of design talent.
Miami Beach Convention Center
Dec 03, 2009
Interactice Art Fair - Downtown Miami
Dec 04, 2013
Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall
Oct 16, 2014
Dec 27, 2015
Feb 25, 2016
MIRAS art gallery
May 12, 2016
Sep 27, 2017
Oct 23, 2017
Aug 03, 2018
Street for Art
BY DAVID KAŠPAR
@ VOL 3
ON NOV 02, 2012
David Kašpar and Jiří Služenko talk about local culture as the theme of a festival, about becoming connected to the place where we live. Architectural intervention in the public space is the main feature of the festival "Street for Art," and it acts as the framework for other activities. (in Czech)
The Local Artist
BY JEFF BALLARD
@ VOL 11
ON SEP 05, 2014
The Local Artist is the brainchild of Jeff Ballard and Mitch Torbert. They are both working artists born and raised in South Dakota. Mitch grew up in Gettysburg and Rapid City. He graduated from SDSU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and printmaking. He currently studies at USD in the graduate printmaking program. Mitch works mainly with ballpoint pen and patterns to investigate topics like outer space and scientific understanding. In his free time, he ejoys outdoor activities with his fiancé, Erin, and her two boys.
Jeff grew up in and around Sioux Falls. He graduated from USF in 2011 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting. Last spring, he received his MFA in painting from USD and is currently teaching art at Sioux Falls Christian and USF. His paintings communicate the effort to gain understanding of life’s journey through the interaction of figures and parts diagrams. Jeff enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Courtney in his free time.
The Local Artist is designed by Hunter Murphy, who graduated from SDSU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design and a Studio Arts Degree in Printmaking. He is currently a Designer at Fresh Produce.
"Presentation of the Day" on December 11, 2014.
Local Markets, Global Interactions
BY LAUREN WAGNER
@ VOL 31
ON SEP 07, 2016
Commerce is so ubiquitous that we do not even see it as a center for the exchange of goods and ideas. Are the market places the hearts of the cities that pump and distribute the flow of human activity or the brain where the personality of a city resides?
Lauren Wagner is an Assistant Professor in Globalisation and Development and shares her work on social and linguistic encounters in the Maastricht market.
BY GRETCHEN BOYER
@ VOL 3
ON NOV 09, 2017
Gretchen Boyer works for a local non-profit in Montana's Flathead Valley where she connects the community to local farmers and food. At Farmhands Nourish the Falthead, she raises awareness about local growers and encourages the consumption of healthy, locally grown produce.
MATERIALS: LOCAL A Canterbury Paint Box
BY TATYANNA MEHARRY
@ VOL 38
ON NOV 08, 2018
Tatyanna Meharry is an artist, potter and ceramics teacher. Practicing ceramics in a mindful manner with resources that are not renewable is a challenge for any potter and Tatyanna creates her work with this in mind. Firmly believing in the tradition of making objects with their own unique functions that are treasure not trash. In this PechaKucha talk Tatyanna will talk about her journey through the Canterbury landscape collecting and sampling local materials which she uses to create a unique paintbox of colour and texture that grounds her forms integrally in the local landscape.
Being a tourist in your own city
BY PAUL MONTAGUE
@ VOL 24
ON MAY 16, 2019
Paul Montague, Experience Creator
Up Close & Local Tours
Paul from Up Close & Local Tours talks about how he creates experiences for fellow locals to rediscover their own City, introducing them to the craft producers that are putting Perth on the map for a farm to glass experience.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Tokyo Local Food
Jess Mantell, Chris Berthelsen, and Jared Braiterman are always on the hunt for green spaces in urban environments -- in this case, Tokyo. In this presentation, they reveal ways and offer tips on how you can get your hands on some natural local food in the megalopolis. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 89, as part of Global Cities Week.
A Local Food Project
Do you know where the ingredients in your food come from? Local chef Alex Davies uses produce foraged and sourced from only the Canterbury region. Since working with seasonal foods, his menu changes daily depending on what he has each day. In "A Local Food Project" from PKN Christchurch Vol. 18, we see that Alex develops relationships with his growers and can always tell you the story of where your food came from that day. He now operates an open kitchen at a local cafe and wine bar called Shop Eight.
Out with the Old, In with the Art
See how London’s old industrial districts are transforming into live/work centers for artists and makers. Executive Director at Pollards Thomas Edwards architects Andrew Beharrel speaks about the history of London’s industrial districts, and how they are slowly becoming cheap places to work and live. In “Out with the Old, in with the Art” from a special “Made in London” PechaKucha event held during London Design Week 2014, Andrew tells us how his firm is working to renew these historic buildings, and cultivate local arts communities.
The Local Artist
“We came up with this when we were ice fishing — the idea was to pull artists up from below the surface.” South Dakota natives Jeff Ballard, Mitch Torbert, and Hunter Murphy discuss their burgeoning zine project: The Local Artist. In “The Local Artist” from PKN Sioux Falls Vol. 11, they speak on their efforts to expose local artists to the public, and cultivate the growth of the creative industry in their home state.
The Bed and Art Project
“Even with foreigners come to Japan, it's hard to find japanese art and meet japanese artists. We solve this problem by creating these art rooms by local artists… and we use this hotel to connect local artists and the traveling creative people.” In The Bed and Art Project from Pecha Kucha Night Tokyo’s 132nd Volume speakers Keigo Fukugaki, Yu Tazawa, Yuto Maeda, and Kenji Daikoku give a glorious, bilingual, pictorial presentation on their art hotel in the heart of the Koenji neighborhood of Tokyo - a hotbed of up-and-coming artists and galleries.es. 田澤悠さん、福垣慶吾さん、前田悠図さん、大黒健嗣さんは、それぞれ起業家、建築家、ギャラリスト、アートディレクターなどの専門分野をバックグラウンドに持ち、新しいホテルの在り方を提案するBed & Art Project (BnA)を仕掛けています。アーティストの街として注目を集める高円寺に2016年2月オープンの、街全体をアートホテルと化するプロジェクト "BnA Koenji"について、その全貌を明らかにしていただきます！エッジが効いたアートを求める方や、普通の宿泊では飽き足らない方必見のプレゼンテーションです！
Watch this space: christchurch street art
"The city landscape is constantly changing... it's impossible for one person to do it alone." In Watch this Space: Christchurch Street Art at PechaKucha Night Vol. 29, Lindsay Chan shares her discovery of numerous murals popping up around the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. In response to the recent natural disaster, many local artists have taken to the streets to create a lively atmosphere through adversity and art. Lindsay hopes that the creation of an app will bring her community together one mural at a time. For more details, visit: http://christchurchstreetart.co.nz/
Lessons from Contemporary Art
Mary Heathcott presents lessons contemporary art has taught her: whether it’s playful, somber or obscure, art champions experimentation, ideas, dialogue and more.
A Local Food Project
"Understanding what grows under your nose is liberating, exciting, and educational." In A Local Food Project from PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 18, Local chef, Alex Davies shares how he uses produce foraged and sourced from only the Canterbury region. Since working with seasonal foods, his menu changes daily depending on what he has each day. He develops relationships with his growers and can always tell you the story of where your food came from that day. He now operates an open kitchen at a local cafe and wine bar called Shop Eight.
How Art Brings People Together
"This project, I've been interested in 2 disciplines, the public art and my painting were never together and I thought, how can we make this work together?" In How Art Brings People Together, from PechaKucha Night Melbourne Vol. 22, Helen Pollard explains her public art projects which utilize recycled materials and incorporate local surroundings. She also explains how she formed an art studio which now functions as a social space for people in the community.
A Fashion Vision - Bespoke, Local and Global
"I just felt like there was something else in me that needed to be expressed and released to the world." In A Fashion Vision - Bespoke, Local and Global from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol. 19, Alex Mearing talks about her vision for her work and how she has been building her brand and using social media to create and capture a market all over the world. Based on the Sunshine Coast but with a global vision, Alex is a fashion designer who handcrafts made to measure, individually designed gowns and one of a kind wedding dresses. She also has a swimwear label called Klams. While she produces these in Brisbane she sells them exclusively online through her website.