IndiGO: Community Natural Dye Garden in the Wake of a Global Pandemic

In 2018 Praxis Fiber Workshop leased two parcels from the City Land Bank and turned abandoned soil in North Collinwood into a quarter acre of thriving indigo and marigold plants. In 2019 we doubled the scale and added a second location in South Collinwood, adjacent to the administrative offices of Hospice and CMSD Hannah Gibbons School. The goals: Grow 400 […]

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Relying on the Internet in an Age of Uncertainty

The McDonough Museum has been dealing with repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic since early March. Youngstown State University declared that all campus events would be canceled until April 1. For the museum that meant calling off musical performances, a film screening, poetry writing workshops, a poetry reading and the opening of our annual juried student exhibition. Along with everyone else, as […]

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LAND studio: The City Is Our Museum

Well-designed and active public spaces make cities great. Walking or biking through the Metroparks, hiking on a wooded trail, or sitting in your neighborhood greenspace can boost your spirits. The COVID-19 pandemic is demonstrating the importance of accessible and well-maintained parks and greenspaces to support the physical, social, and mental health of communities. As an organization dedicated to creating places […]

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So Much Art That Won’t Be Seen, It’s NOT Business as Usual!

It saddened me when I was forced to close early the from WOMAN XIII exhibition that I curated in The Gallery at Lakeland Community College. Forty-three women artists from Ohio, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Oregon and Pennsylvania had submitted 138 artworks. It was the largest collection of women artists assembled in the region. The artist reception was also cancelled. The artists missed […]

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