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Creators, Makers, & Doers: Deborah Hardee

Posted on 9/25/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Deborah Hardee is a photographer working on both personal and commercial projects, bringing her unique aesthetic … Read More

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**REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: Public Art for the Central Addition

Posted on 9/8/19 by Arts History

We are seeking input for the design development of a new public artwork for a streetscape in the Central Addition — a LIV District. The artwork will be created by … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Tom Tompkins

Posted on 8/27/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Tom Tompkins is being honored this year in the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Cindy Steiler

Posted on 7/23/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Cindy Steiler comes from a background and education in theater, an experience that informs how she … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Return of the Boise Valley People

Posted on 6/5/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Return of the Boise Valley People is a gathering of the descendants of the original inhabitants … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Arts & History Youth Commissioners

Posted on 6/5/19 by Arts History

Each year the Boise City Department of Arts & History appoints a youth commissioner to serve on the Arts & History Commission for two years. In their first year, the junior youth commissioner shadows the senior youth commissioner, who is … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Amy Nack

Posted on 4/30/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Amy Nack, artist and founder of Wingtip Press, facilitates community art projects that get people hooked … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Sean Dahlman

Posted on 4/3/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton ©Boise City Department of Arts & History Sean Dahlman earned his degrees in both music and conservation biology from College of Idaho. He is … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Rachel Rickert

Posted on 3/13/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton ©Boise City Department of Arts & History Rachel Rickert, artist in residence at the James Castle House, is a painter following her intuition, capturing … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Suzanne Lee Chetwood

Posted on 1/29/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton ©Boise City Department of Arts & History Suzanne Lee Chetwood has been painting the Boise Foothills for well over a decade; her aesthetic uses … Read More

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