01/08/16 10:04 Filed in: Calendar/Events
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. . . some EXCITING 2016 events. . .
Call for Entry Ceramic Tile 2016 Pewabic
Pewabic has a 100+ year history producing decorative and architectural ceramic tile. Ceramic Tile 2016 celebrates that history with a call for contemporary ceramic tiles; we are thrilled to announce Bobby Silverman as our juror.
PRIZES: 1st Prize: $500, 2nd Prize: $250, 3rd Prize: $100
Submission deadline: September 25, 2016 More information
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03/11/10 11:31 Filed in: Special Features
AWARDED "Best Mural" in International category for Precita Eyes Mural Center Awards, San Francisco, CA Title: "Spirits and Folklore of Ghana"
A community project in partnership with Cross Cultural Collaborative, Inc. Facilitated by: Laurel True with Lillian Sizemore, and Anna Webb with participation by community members of Nungua, Ghana Completed: July 2004
Sited at: Aba House Cultural Center, Nungua, Ghana, West Africa Dimensions: 22 feet wide x 6.5 feet high (143 sq. feet) Materials: Ceramic tile, mirror, pebbles, seashells, glass, and mixed media. READ MORE ....
18/09/10 16:40 Filed in: Special Features
Here is something new! A feature-length documentary about the life and work of Simon (Sam) Rodia and the Watts Towers of South Central Los Angeles has recently become available on DVD produced by filmmaker Ed Landler and Brad Byer, Rodiaís great-nephew.
A jewel of a film, I Build the Tower, is magnificent to watch! This is the true story of Sam Rodia, the Italian immigrant who built the world-famous Watts Towers on a small residential lot in South Central Los Angeles over roughly 30 years beginning in the 1920s. READ MORE ....