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Creators, Makers, & Doers: World Village Festival 2016

Posted on 9/21/16 by Arts & History

Global Lounge received a 2016 Boise City Department of Arts & History grant to help fund the production of their 3-day multicultural celebration WORLD VILLAGE FESTIVAL in Capitol Park, downtown … Read More

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Creators, Makers, and Doers: Chris Binion

Posted on 9/14/16 by Arts & History

Chris Binion vacillates between creating tight, detailed watercolor still life works to loose and wild, large-scale oil paintings, to seemingly empty fields of color.  Most recently, the Boise sky, atmosphere, … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Matt Grover

Posted on 9/8/16 by Arts & History

Matt Grover sculpts high quality materials into functional and aesthetic forms. Using a blend of metals and woods and inspired by the natural world, Matt’s work ranges from residential and … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Lydia Sakolsky-Basquill

Posted on 8/30/16 by Arts & History

Lydia Sakolsky-Basquill is afforded the rare opportunity to make a living within the discipline she loves:  dance. Through multiple endeavors, Lydia is embedded in the dance community, teaching for Ballet … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: World Refugee Day 2016

Posted on 8/17/16 by Arts & History

Idaho Office for Refugees received a 2016 Boise City Department of Arts & History grant to help fund the 2016 World Refugee Day. This group organizes an annual event to … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Glenn Oakley

Posted on 8/9/16 by Arts & History

Glenn Oakley has spent years navigating the world of professional photography. Covering nearly every aspect from stock photography, newspapers, magazines, freelance, and travel, Glenn finds that he most enjoys being … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Laurie Blakeslee

Posted on 7/26/16 by Arts & History

Laurie Blakeslee is an artist and a professor of Art at Boise State University. While not teaching full time and serving as a liaison for the university, Laurie dedicates her … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Leslie Dixon

Posted on 7/6/16 by Arts & History

Leslie Dixon is an illustrator, designer, and most recently a public artist. Utilizing skills she has in painting and drawing, Leslie is learning to successfully translate her ideas from two … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Josie Fretwell

Posted on 6/24/16 by Arts & History

Josie Fretwell is an educator with a passion for helping students develop unique and independent ideas through different forms of written expression. As an active member in Big Tree Arts, … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Amy Lunstrum

Posted on 6/15/16 by Arts & History

Amy Lunstrum divides her creative time exploring the disparate realms of painting and ceramics. Each, for her, provide an avenue of exploring different ideas which stem from unexpected places and … Read More

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