Arts & History Blog

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

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Boise Men’s Choir

Posted on 6/6/16 by Arts & History

The Boise Men’s Chorus (BMC) received a 2016 Boise City Department of Arts & History grant for season operational and artistic support. The group produces an annual professional concert series … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Joe Golden

Posted on 5/23/16 by Arts & History

Joe Golden is an actor, comedian, and longtime fool of the Fool Squad. Storytelling, inspiring laughter, and exploring artistic freedom have provided Joe an unexpectedly prosperous career. Although now retired from … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Lynn Fraley

Posted on 4/26/16 by Arts & History

Lynn Fraley is a full-time artist, entrepreneur and a sculptor whose passion centers on a subject that has inspired and fascinated her since childhood:  horses. Her related work reaches a … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Angie Smith

Posted on 4/19/16 by Arts & History

Angie Smith speaks passionately about the importance of connecting with refugees and helping them integrate into the community. Over the past five years, she has spent extensive time meeting, interviewing, … Read More

Creators, Makers, and Doers: Christian Winn

Posted on 4/18/16 by Arts & History

Christian Winn is a writer, educator, and the founder of Storyfort. Always on the search for a great story, it is humanity and the study of the human condition that … Read More


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