The NEA And Creative Placemaking In Rural America

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

selection from the cover to the NEA Arts Magazine On Monday we discussed Double Edge Theatre, a visionary laboratory theatre group that can help to expand the dialogue…

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The Yuma Project: Adrianna Santiago

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Adrianna with Yuma residents in Shop All; Richard Saxton Today we have the honor of presenting Adrianna Santiago’s work from Yuma. Below we’ll feature Ms. Santiago, in some…

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Introducing The Yuma Project

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Yuma, Colorado; from the Baseline Group flickr page Today we’re excited to present The Yuma Project, a collaboration between art students at The University of Colorado-Boulder and the…

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A Rye Whiskey Rural Arts Metaphor?

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Templeton’s home-grown rye crop; from the distillery’s blog We occasionally like to dwell on issues of food culture and the culinary arts that have a particular rural connection…

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Behind the Curtain of the American Gothic

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

selection from American Gothic; Grant Wood Shortly after last week’s reconsideration of Grant Wood appeared online, I received a wonderful email from writer Beth M. Howard. With her…

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The Southern Foodways Alliance

Monday, August 23, 2010

The Southern Foodway Alliance’s Oral History Interactive Map Project We think these stories offer far more than just sustenance–we think they offer a way of thinking about race…

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The Zenchilada And Corn Cob Wine

Monday, July 19, 2010

photograph by Kat Kinsman, who also writes for Eatocracy The Zenchilada is a new online magazine that aims to discuss the ways in which food can be “our…

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Detroit, Its Future and Farming

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

illustration of John Nantz’s project by Byran Christie By Ian Halbert My cousins all live outside of Detroit and it is not uncommon to hear from them horror…

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South Carolina Hash

Thursday, May 13, 2010

painting by Richard Pillsbury Folkstreams is currently featuring Carolina Hash, a recent film by Stan Woodward and his Woodward Studio Limited. Mr. Woodward has received much acclaim for…

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Connecting The Dots

Friday, April 30, 2010

image from Mark Drabenstott, printed in The Daily Yonder Here are some connections, commentaries and new leads that we’re following here at The Art Of The Rural: —…

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