Rachel Reynolds Luster featured in Field Notes Blog

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Photograph Rachel Reynolds Luster courtesy of the Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-Op By Matthew Fluharty This week Field Notes, an Arts Journal site edited by National…

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Changing the Conversation: An Interview with Theresa Cameron from Americans for the Arts

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Road sign for Pittsburgh’s cultural district [Editor’s Note: This article is the continuation of a series we are calling “The State of the Rural Arts” — reflections, interviews,…

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May’s Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: ArtSpring Tucker County, West Virginia

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tucker County students participate in a WPA-style mural design contest; winners have their designs posted on Davis’ Shop n Save wall By Savannah Barrett This Memorial Day weekend,…

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Appalshop and the Spirit of Regeneration in Central Appalachia

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Whitesburg’s Main Street at Dusk By Savannah Barrett Similar to other regions with a history of extractive industry, the central coalfields are experiencing a startling economic transition. As…

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April’s Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: ArtFields Lake City, South Carolina

Thursday, April 17, 2014

By Savannah Barrett In its second year, ArtFields is a unique Arts Competition and Celebration held in Lake City, South Carolina, a rural agricultural hub once renowned for the…

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On the Road to Kingdom Come: The Higher Ground Project

Friday, March 28, 2014

On the Road to Kingdom Come: The Higher Ground Project By Savannah Barrett There’s an imagery associated with places like Harlan County, Kentucky. Deep in the Southeast corner…

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Feminist Art Advancing Social Change in Rural Kentucky

Monday, November 11, 2013

Photograph from a “Stories from Da Dirt” production. By Dr. Judith Jennings and Savannah Barrett                          …

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Romney Vows to Eliminate National Arts Funding

Monday, August 20, 2012

Photograph by Matthew Cavanaugh/McClatchy Tribune In another entry in the politicalization, and polarization, of Art in the United States, Fortune magazine leaked this excerpt from a forthcoming interview…

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ArtPlace: Creative Placemaking In Rural America

Monday, June 18, 2012

Roadside Culture Stand, The Wormfarm Institute; Katrin Talbot, Verse Wisconsin Over the past few years we’ve frequently linked to the work of ArtPlace, a collaborative organization comprised of…

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Responding To The Kansas Arts Veto

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Kansas Governor Brownback signing the 2012 state budget; John Hanna [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines, this seems like a good time to give a…

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