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Richard Young: Creators, Makers, and Doers

Posted on 12/6/17 by Brooke Burton

Richard Young is a painter and art educator that has been a consistent and notable force in the Boise art community since the late 70’s. His most recent body of paintings, … Read More

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Rachel Teannalach: Creators, Makers, and Doers

Posted on 10/17/17 by Brooke Burton

Rachel Teannalach has been living and painting in Boise since 2009, developing her own extensive project called tinyExpanse, a visual journal of sorts. On a daily basis, she completes one small … Read More

Rocci Johnson: Creators, Makers, and Doers

Posted on 9/13/17 by Brooke Burton

Rocci Johnson is best known for her vibrant, fun performances at Humpin’ Hannah’s in downtown Boise that range from pop and rock & roll to vaudeville and burlesque. The Saturday night crowd … Read More

Stephanie Inman: Creators, Makers, and Doers

Posted on 8/30/17 by Brooke Burton

Stephanie Inman spends her days (and sometimes nights) working from her colorful and light filled studio in the home that she designed herself. Having traded architecture for design and public art, … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Sector Seventeen

Posted on 7/26/17 by Brooke Burton

Solomon Hawk Sahlein & Collin Pfeifer are founders of Sector Seventeen, a collaboration between artists working in aerosol art and painting. With a studio in Garden City, friends, artists and more … Read More

Vista Avenue Median Public Art Proposals

Posted on 7/20/17 by Arts & History

VISTA MEDIAN ART – REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The City of Boise, in partnership with Together Treasure Valley, ACHD, and the Vista Neighborhood, placed an open call-to-artists for the placement of … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Brooke Burton | Karl LeClair

Posted on 6/28/17 by Brooke Burton

  Karl LeClair began interviewing local artists in 2015 with the goal of promoting the work of Boise’s Arts & History Department. Two years later he sits down with fellow artist … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: April VanDeGrift

Posted on 12/23/16 by Arts & History

April VanDeGrift balances her professional artistic endeavors with family life and an unrelenting drive to learn, explore, and create. Her schedule is full and varied. She teaches at the university … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Ghosts and Projectors

Posted on 12/12/16 by Arts & History

Ghosts and Projectors is a poetry reading series in Boise that helps connect local poets with others from across the country to share ideas and build a strong literary culture. … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Kelly Knopp

Posted on 11/30/16 by Arts & History

Kelly Knopp is an illustrator, designer and a founding member of Swell Artist Collective. Locally renowned for his branding and design work for businesses like Crooked Fence Brewing, Kelly also … Read More


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