The Newport/Bethel Project, Co-Authored by Tegan Recker

This is a very special post because it was co-authored by Tegan Recker, a sophomore at West Clermont High School and a participant in The Newport/Bethel Project in June and July of 2018. The Newport/Bethel Project was a collaboration between Francesca Fiore and Hillary Wagner of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing and Steven Finke of…

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Community Studio 2018 Online Exhibition

In the summer of 2018, we held our second Community Studio session at the Empower Youth Ranch. Community Studio was a free public art program for all ages offered in partnership with Empower Youth. The program, which had its first session in the summer of 2017, offered local residents a dedicated time and site for creativity. Guided…

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Bird Closet, an Exhibition by Bird Closet at MVNU’s Schnormeier Gallery

Bird Closet Schnormeier Gallery, Mount Vernon Nazarene University August 27th – September 28th, 2018 Gallery Talk: September 7th 5 – 6pm / Reception: September 7th, 6 – 9pm Bird Closet is a collective of young people that developed organically from the relationships established as part of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing, an ongoing socially engaged…

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SOIL SERIES Selected to Participate in Project Anywhere’s 2018 Global Exhibition Program

We are thrilled to announce SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing‘s participation in Project Anywhere‘s 2018 Global Exhibition Program. The following is a description of the program from Project Anywhere‘s website: “Project Anywhere is a global blind peer reviewed exhibition program dedicated to promoting artistic research at the outermost limits of location-specificity. Since its inception in 2012, it has hosted…

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SOIL SERIES Community Studio Exhibition

On October 27th, 2017, we held the inaugural SOIL SERIES art exhibition at the Empower Youth Ranch. The exhibition was the culminating endeavor of the first session of our Community Studio program. The exhibition celebrated the efforts and perspectives of the Community Studio artists while unearthing latent histories, honoring local traditions, and offering new insights and…

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