Monthly Archives: September 2014

Community Education at NHIA – What workshop would you like to take?

Community Education at NHIA offers all kinds of art-related workshops and classes for students of all ages!  Check out their latest Fall 2014 catalog for upcoming classes and visit their homepage for contact info and registration details.

Community Education – Fall, 2014 Catalog
Community Education at NHIA

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Keene State College announces Children’s Literature Festival

For all you illustrators, writers, and lovers of children’s lit, Keene State College is welcoming guests to join them for their 2014 Children’s Literature Festival.
The featured speakers this year are: M.T. Anderson, author of The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, vol. one of the Octavian Nothing books set in Revolution-era Boston; Diane deGroat author and illustrator of Annie Pitts, Artichoke, Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink, Charlie the Ranch Dog; Oliver Jeffers author of The Day the Crayons Quit, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, This Moose Belongs to Me, Lost and Found, among other titles; Richard Michelson author of As Good as Anybody, Busing Brewster, Lipman Pike and Twice as Good; Pamela Zagarenski illustrator of Red Sings from Treetops: a Year in Colors which she received a Caldecott Honor Award in 2010 as well as another Caldecott Honor Award for Sleep Like a Tiger in 2013. Joyce Sidman wrote both books. Other titles include This Is Just to Say and Mites to Mastodons.
See more about the Festival on Facebook: Keene State College – Children’s Literature Festival and Gallery

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See photographer’s iconic interpretations

If you haven’t seen the work of photographer Sandro Miller, visit HuffPost Arts & Culture for a recent collection of Miller’s works focusing on iconic images in photographic history, with John Malcovich as the almost unidentifiable (in some cases) subject: Huffpost-Miller

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Robert Rauschenberg Emerging Curator Competition – Students welcome to participate!

Artsy and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation are placing a call out to students who may be interested in curating art.  Visit the Artsy site to see how to take part in this international competition. https://artsy.net/feature/robert-rauschenberg-emerging-curator-competition

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Your vote is important! Be prepared to participate in upcoming elections

Looking for more information before casting that vote? The League of Women Voters of NH is a nonpartisan political organization that seeks to inform and educate voters on government and political issues.  They are a wonderful resource for new voters seeking information on upcoming elections, required ID info, details of voter registration and more.  Check them out!

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NHIA Graduate – ‘Doing what she loves’

Recent NHIA Graduate, Lauren Scales, is ‘doing what she loves.’  Scales chronicles here recent work by photographing her sculpture in stages. Scales is a ceramicist/sculptor who shares recent work at at Sculptures and Sketches by Lauren Scales and more can be seen on her website at LaurenScales.com

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American Library Association Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

The American Library Association celebrates ‘the freedom to read’ during their Banned Books Week, September 21-27, 2014.  If you visit the American Library Association’s website, you can see a list of frequently challenged titles and view a timeline of many books that have been challenged over the years.  30 Years of Liberating Literature .

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