Profile: Jill Banks, Painter

Profile: Jill Banks, Painter

The month of August celebrates Women's Equality Day, an historical acknowledgment of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, allowing American white women the right to vote, granting them essentially equal say about community, career and personal health.  Jill Banks worked for a marketing communications company for 16 years before changing careers and becoming a painter.  

#ExploreYourWorld  #PleinAirArt  #WomenInArts  #VirginiaIsForARTLovers   #pARTicipate  

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LITERACY ARTS Re-defining young minds

LITERACY ARTS Re-defining young minds

ShalomIsrael Diggs takes the art in literacy - literally! Her company AlphaKey produces literacy workshops around NYC and most recently in Miami.  "WordART by ShalomIsrael" allows children to explore what a word's definition means most to them.  AlphaKey joins The Arts @ Henson-Parks' FREE  "ART In..." community workshop on January 28th.  Journalist Kris S. sat down beforehand to explore ShalomIsrael's creative process. #ExploreYourWorld  and #pARTicipate. 

#WordART    #LiteracyEd      #ARTEd     #AlphaKey      #ShalomIsraelDiggs

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Pantonizing 2017

Pantonizing 2017

The New Year is here!  With it comes resolutions, dissolutions, and a few colorful solutions.   Out with the old and in with the new!  What will help you choose? Color!  Yes, color!

 

#Pantonize2017

#WhatColorIsYourWorld?  

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Society's & Culture's Impact on The Art of Music

Society's & Culture's Impact on The Art of Music

Throughout  the course of history, music has been an integral part of almost every culture that has existed, yet it's purpose and role in society varies greatly.  

Our ART + Music series will summarily explore how society and culture in America has shaped a beloved art form.

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