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Sam Ryan Episode – How A Self-Taught Artist Became Well-Known On Instagram

Sam Ryan (also known as The Wolf of Art Street), is an American outsider artist and modern folk artist. Sam Ryan is best known for his large expressive paintings using acrylics or acrylic and charcoal in mixed media pieces. He was born in the small town of Poplarville in Mississippi where he grew up on …

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Meet Daniel Clay, A Nashville-Based Woodworker, And Professional Chip Carver

Daniel Clay is a woodworker, designer, and artist living and working in Knoxville. In addition to his full-time woodworking practice, Daniel travels the United States teaching chip carving (one of the oldest carving traditions) – only his second passion outside of woodworking. In his blog space, you will find Daniel sharing his latest work, thoughts …

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Building Black Civilizations: Journey of 2000 Ships’ Artist Says LEGOs Are A Tool For Imagination

The Afrofuturistic architectural designs of the artist Ekow Nimako evoke the powerful and inspiring imagination they seek to inspire in their audiences. In Building Black Civilizations: Journey of 2000 Ships, Nimako envisions an Afrofuturistic landscape brimming with strength, power, and liberation. Sprawling metropolises nest small buildings, regal towers, and fantastical details like the unhinged jaw of …

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Yuval Pudik: Creating A Community Around The Vision Of Art

Yuval Pudik’s Creativity and Hard Work Earn Him International Recognition: A blog about the creative process and how much hard work it takes to make an artist successful. As a multi-disciplinary artist, Yuval Pudik has exhibited widely in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He has been featured in Art in America, San …

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MarLi Toy Art–Friendly Animals That Inspire Love And Kindness

Are you looking for some new toys to play with? If so, I have a great place to recommend! When you get your MarLi Toy Art products, you’ll see that they are created like artwork. The animals are purposely made to be different from each other, and each piece is made one at a time …

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Wandalin van den Abeele: An Independent Artist Whose Favorite Subject Is Birds

Wanda van den Abeele is an independent artist who specializes in pencil drawings of birds. While she was still a student, she was inspired by images of birds in books that were available in the library. In fact, the very first art project that Wanda completed while at school still remains on display at her …

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Cyprien Gaillard: An Artist Who Explores The Beauty Of Human Failure

Cyprien Gaillard is one of the most impressive and enigmatic artists working today. He makes work that not only deals with documenting ruins but also turning them into artworks. His works are infused with an existential melancholy and it’s no wonder he won the Marcel Duchamp Prize in 2010. The work of Cyprien Gaillard draws …

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The Inspiring Story Of How This Woman Became Harvard’s First Deafblind Graduate

It’s great to think big and imagine ways you can make a difference on a global scale. I think that’s why we appreciate stories like the one of Haben Girma so much. Inspiring, isn’t it? This deafblind grad made it her mission to go above and beyond what people typically expect of her. Yes, she …

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Artist Cara Barer Creates Artful Books By Curling And Rolling Their Pages

Cara Barer is a book artist who prepares books to be used as art objects. Using a sewing machine, she creates soft sculptures out of books that preserve the historical and literary material within the text while de-sanitizing its material form. Her work explores the intersection of books with other materials and technologies, investigating the …

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Dreams Of Old: A blog about how Betty works with old books and what she makes from them.

Betty Pepper is a book artist who makes her work out of pieces of damaged and discarded books. She takes them in, listens to their tales of woe, and gives them a new raison d’etre. Betty Pepper is a salvager, a recycler of stories. Betty has restored books by repairing torn pages and water-damaged spine …

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Artist Working To Preserve Endangered Species By Using Recycled Materials To Bring Them To Life

Josh Gluckstein is a London-based artist. His medium of choice is recycled cardboard and he uses it to create unique artworks that make your walls look fabulous. It is his passion for animals, that creates these beautiful pieces for us. Environmentally responsible, London artist Josh Gluckstein has made a name for himself by combining recycled …

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