Roxie Castro exhibition at Arts & Letters

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Math to Go — Anywhere, March 7-28, 2014 at Arts & Letters, 214 S. Campbell, Springfield, MO, (417) 830-8186 Mon – Fri: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sat: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Math to Go — Anywhere is a clever idea by Roxie Castro to create paintings on vinyl fabric inspired by her sister, the “Mad Mather.” This body of work on exhibt …

MLK memorial

Reflections on public art on the 50th anniversay of MLK’s “I have a Dream”

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Today is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and it’s caused me to reflect on how different artists have portrayed the man and his words. Last summer we were lucky be able to visit the MLK memorial in Washington DC. It’s a massive public art installation (look at the tiny people in the lower …


Stone Creatures in Time and Space

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We were fortunate to have one of Russ’s friends from the ISC board come to Springfield as a consultant to aid in visioning as part of the search for a new director for the Springfield Art Museum. George has worked at great museums for over 40 years, but he’s also an artist and loves talking to artists. His current passion …

Inspirational animated films – Secret of Kells and My Neighbor Totoro

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We had a lot of kids visiting over the holidays, but that’s never the excuse around our house to watch animated films. Here’s a couple that really knocked me over. “Secret of Kells” is the story of Ireland’s sacred artifact, the Book of Kells. The film by artist/animator/director Tomm Moore is filled with screen after screen of gorgeous stylized characters, …