Art as a vehicle for Social Commentary

Art as a vehicle for social commentary … What do you expect when looking at a piece of art? A pretty picture? A moment in time, captured in print? Nature’s beauty, frozen forever in bronze? All are worthwhile subjects.  But there are some artists who choose to use their art

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The Economic Power of Art

The Economic Power of Art In my last column, I quoted Dylan: “The times, they’re a-changin’” in reference to Street Art vs. Graffiti. I’m revisiting that theme today, but with an eye to the economic power of art, and why we should support the Arts at every level. Arts draw

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Our original Standard article

Hello Friends;  Last week, the Standard-Examiner posted a revised/redacted version of an article we submitted.  Here’s the original.  As always, we welcome your input/feedback.comments. TITLE: Ogden’s Art Scene and you… what’s missing? ______________ Mea Culpa. I began my first column with the admission that I am an artaholic.  And while

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Our Mission… in 5 words and 1 picture

We recently condensed a nearly 40-page business plan into this. Think of it as our “elevator pitch”. Save

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What a transformation…

What a fantastic project…and a great start for Ogden First, transforming a boring, dreary chunk of concrete into a vibrant backdrop for our own PLATFORMS site. Thanks to the artist Rachel Pohl, Jake McIntire, And She’s Dope Too, Ogden City Arts, Ogden City, and all the community members and sponsors

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