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I am a photographer with a background in photojournalism, fine art portraiture and landscape photography. Although I use digital and film based cameras, my love is wet plate collodion. It is a process invented in the 1850's which uses chemistry, glass, metal, a big view camera and a little bit of sunlight to create photographs.

I have been using the process for nearly 10 years and find it so rewarding. I started making wet plate images after the world seemed to convert from film based cameras to digital. I was working for a newspaper at the time, and we moved from the darkroom to the newsroom. The convenience of digital cannot be matched, but I felt like I lost the creative part that drew me to photography.

I have been using the wet plate process as a living historian, demonstrating the process as it would have been done at Civil War and other history events. I dress in wool, live in a tent for the weekend, explain and demonstrate the process to participants as well as the public.

I also create landscape, still life and modern portraiture with the processes as well. It is a lot of fun, and a complicated but enjoyable way to make photographs :)

You can see more of my work by checking out the links to my web page and my Facebook fan page. Enjoy!

Joseph Gallo has been an artist/experimental print maker for over 35 years.

Early on, collaborations with other artists during his nearly three decade involvement with father and co-founder of Editions in Cast Paper, started Joseph on a life long involvement with all that is intrinsic to paper.
The list of artists during the rise of this fine arts publishing house that specialized in hand paper making include, Victor Vasarely, Agam, Hanna Barbara, Peter Max, Rene Gruau, and Stan Lee, to name a few. (Examples available for viewing at "Joseph Gallo art" on Facebook.com). Joseph is a life long artist.

'What truly drives me is the endless path of discovery that takes place through experimentation and collaboration.
Gallo's current works involve a series of preparations to pre-print papers for Giclee. 'Realizing I could create Photoshop-like effects chemically was a huge breakthrough for me' Gallo adds while discussing his processes.
As far as subject matter, Gallo is motivated by human expression. I recently created works of art for the Jimi Hendrix foundation.
This project involved coupling 35 mm black and white, never before seen prints with Hubble deep space digital imagery. The end result, is a moving graphic depiction of Jimi's sonic inflection (available through, Dan Jaffe(805) 497 7300). Also see, http://gunnarnordstrom.com/

From print making to createing drawings, paintings and to digital imagery one thing stays the same for me. I am determined to employ the tools best suited to convey the feeling I want to express by what moves me originally. As a result, I feel my initial personal experience inspired from the source of the moment is imparted into the work forever.

Regarding specific mediums, I feel at ease with pen and ink, graphite, charcoal, fabric dyes, colored pencil, and oil pastels for rendering. I have worked with oils, acrylics, and water color. As well, I have been employing digital art (17 yrs) and its output for the last four years . I believe in Giclee printing enough so to have acquired a 42" HP 800 that I generate all of my distressed photo works and digital art onto canvas and pre-print, chemically manipulated water color paper with.

Aside from creating fine art, I have always relished the opportunities I have had come along to do graphics for musicians (C.D. covers and albums) The last Gentlemen's "Something to someone" or "cousin of the blues" for Keith Harden, or the promo posters for the Laurence Hobgood Quartet just this last summer. I am always happy to work up promotional material for "Go Retro" the everything vintage shop as well. There has been quit a bit of this activity for me over the years. Numerous examples of my electronic art and chemically altered Giclees can be seen at Fineartamerica.com (search "Joseph Gallo"). Also see, numerouse works at "Pinterest" again, Joseph Gallo.

This artist is available for the generation of custom and site specific installations. Joseph Gallo is also available for corporate/commercial design as well as decorative design. Years of hands on experience with plastics casting, mold making, paper making, silk screening, industrial painting/surface design, fiberglass, epoxy and plaster molding make this artist, designer a solid addition to any artistic, industrial or craft production setting

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Welcome, I am Trey Coppland. an Artist and Designer living in Champaign, Illinois. As an Abstract medium, I use bright bold color to create a story. My work has a contemporary to modern flare to it. I like to paint on a large-scale platform, the bigger the canvas, the bigger the story. My art is split into albums, on my Google Plus Page.
When I work with clients, I like to collect ideas from their homes, lifestyles, ect. I as minimalist, I like the art to reflect the statement and color scheme of the room. Really, I want the art to be focal point the room.

I love to work with Urban Lofts, large open spaces, exposed piping, brick walls, and over sized windows, from ultra modern to eclectic styling. A loft or a warehouse space are two of my favorites to design spaces. There are some many have so many unique options to consider.

I use Tumblr for all my work , art, and music. I edition I have a blog titled "Mafia Art Blog", I post my art work, friends and some of my favorite's artist's as well.

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Waking up in the morning.............#if #I #told #you #u #would #not #talk #to #me #lol

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School of Art and Design Street Style

Art and Design, 1988 - present

Education School of Art and Design Street Style Art and Design, 1988 – present- Life is a learning a process, you learn from your mistakes, if you don’t have any mistakes you have not learned, Art comes from your Soul, it’s a gift. You don’t learn gifts in school, you master them as you grow, the older you are the more wisdom you have, with wisdom you have mastered your gift of life. Art is Art. Interior Design some people are born with an eye for design and style, adding color to a to a room through Art and letting the Art be the statement and be the focal point, you learn less is more, being a minimalist in life and design you learn what your treasures are in life. Art is Art.

Grammy, Tony, & Emmy winning cellist and Broadway veteran, Barbara Hedlund enjoys a rich, active, widely varied career as soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, recitalist, orchestral musician, fine arts administrator, university professor, music librarian, editor/publisher, adjudicator, and associate producer for Public Radio & Television.

She is listed in the Marquis Directories of "Who's Who in America", "Who's Who in the Midwest", "Who's Who of American Women", "Who's Who in American Universities", the International "Who's Who in Music and Musicians Directory", "Who's Who in the World", the National Register's "Who's Who in Executives and Professionals" edition & "America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals", plus the Cambridge directory for "Who's Who Among Executive & Professional Women.

She currently performs as: Principal Cellist: Champaign Urbana Symphony, Danville Symphony, Prairie Ensemble, Sugar Creek Opera Festival, Heartland Festival Orchestra & previously for the Illinois Symphony and Chamber Orchestra and Sinfonia da Camera.

As an arts administrator, she is a founder and member of the Urbana Public Arts Commissioner, the Executive Director/Owner/Founder of 1st Choice Music Services & VCello Music Publications, Orchestra Personnel Manager for The Prairie Ensemble & Heartland Festival Orchestra, adviser to area orchestras, administrator for the Strings Festivals at Eureka College, Co-Founder & Producer of the former Mills Breast Cancer Institute Weekly Music Series (2007-12) plus numerous area ensembles and performance series.

As an educator, she is an Instructor for the UI OLLI program, Strings Festivals at Eureka College, & Cellobration Studios.

Her awards include shared Emmy, Tony, Grammy, & Gran Prix du Disque Awards, the Girl Scouts Women of Distinction Honoree, Nominations for the IL Governor's Arts Award & 40 North Ace Awards, and others.

For comprehensive information is available on my web site.

Deborah Fell is a studio artist committed to the art quilt medium. She is a professional member of the Studio Art Quilt Associates, the Surface Design Association, and ArtQuilt Network and has had over twenty-two years of education at the Quilt/Surface Design Symposium in Columbus, Ohio. Deborah’s art focuses on abstract, organic shapes while using surface treatment such as dyeing and painting fabric.
Deborah has obtained national recognition for her work. Her art has been exhibited in venues such as the United Nations Building in New York City; the Moscone in San Francisco; Art Quilt Elements at the Wayne Art Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; The Works Gallery in Newark, New Jersey which is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate Museum; in Pakistan through the U.S. State Department Arts in Embassies Program; and the premier international exhibit Quilt National in 2003. One of Deborah’s art quilts appeared on the front cover for the American Journal of Nursing; another art quilt is a part of the former Ground Zero Headquarters—St. Paul Trinity Chapel—collection. In 2009 Deborah was asked to collaborate with ABC TV Host Ty Pennington to create the special art project for Extreme Home Makeover, Season 7, Montgomery House. In November 2009 one of Deborah’s art quilts was a part of the Journey of Hope Exhibit in Tokyo, Japan; this exhibit continued at the National African American Museum in Wilberforce, Ohio. Also in 2009, the artist’s work was a part of an exhibit sponsored by Firelands Association for the Visual Arts in Oberlin, Ohio. Recently Deborah’s work was in a traveling exhibit sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; the exhibit traveled to Washington, DC; New Orleans and the Chicago Cultural Center. In the fall of 2011 Deborah will be an artist-in-residence at the Mendocino Arts Center in Mendocino, California. The Winter 2012 issue of Art Quilting Studio Magazine featured Deborah’s work on the front cover.
Deborah has been a professional educator for over 30 years. Just retired from teaching at risk high school students in a public high school setting, Deborah has taught various art workshops at national symposiums, community college and continuing education. Deborah obtained a Masters degree from Northern Illinois University along with graduate work at University of Illinois, University of New Hampshire and a fellowship at Northwestern University. Starting in 2012 Deborah will be teaching at the University of Illinois through the OLLI program. Deborah’s quilting roots are traditional from the heart of New Hampshire.
Deborah says, “Art allows us to move from one place to the next. I create art because I believe art makes a difference in our world; it is a gift we give ourselves and it is a celebration of our very souls.”

I am a senior graphic designer and a creative force of nature with an innate instinct for design, illustration and photography. When “work” turns to play, you can catch me expanding my knowledge of obscure music, vintage horror films and perusing the local scene with my Fuji.

Kim

Kim Sheahan has been a central Illinois educator since 1991, incorporating oral traditions into her multicultural programs at the University of Illinois' Spurlock Museum. She added freelance storytelling about ten years later and has performed at storytelling festivals, school assemblies, city-wide celebrations, personal parties, and gatherings of all kinds ever since. Her enthusiasm is both unmistakable and contagious. Let her share the joy and power of the tale with you at your next special event

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