4/30/2109 Newsletter

We love the Spring… a time of possibility, renewal, birth. This May, Ogden is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike – the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad… which made Ogden into one of the most important towns in the West. To honor this occasion, we’ve

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4/4/2019 Newsletter

Community + Social Topics = #ArtsWithPurpose Happy Spring, friends. For many, including us, Spring means renewal, new projects… and a fresh coat of paint. In this case, we’re talking about #murals, again in partnership with The Monarch and YOUR chances to be a part: We’re winding down Phase 1 of our #ARTicipate mural project this

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Newsletter article 1/31/19

In our last newsletter, we teased about a new mural opportunity through our #O1WALLS initiative… the Call For Proposals is live, here: http://ogdenfirst.org/exhibition/o1walls-call-for-mural-proposals-2019-1/ DEADLINE 2/17 at 4pm !! We’re hoping for a BUNCH of creative designs that add vibrancy to the neighborhood and reflect the diversity and character of Utah, Ogden City, The Monarch,

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10/31/18 O1|PLATFORMS: CALL For PROPOSALS

O1|PLATFORMS: Art by, for, of the People …. Let’s hear from you! In my last article, I mentioned we were looking for ideas for 2019 programming at #O1PLATFORMS. We created O1|PLATFORMS in 2016 for the express purpose of giving local artists a unique venue to exhibit their work. A venue that

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10/18 O1ARTS Newsletter Article – updates and performing arts

Hello again, friends! As I write this, the monsoon has passed, and it’s a gorgeous, crisp, sunny day in the Wasatch. We do want to remind you of our current exhibition up at @#O1PLATFORMS: Kaleidoscope | A Community Exhibit Of Butterflies  – We’ve EXTENDED IT THROUGH MID-NOVEMBER!! It features eight different

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10/4/12 Newsletter

Happy #Ogtober, friends! (nope, not a typo… check out what Visit Ogden has to say about it!) For us, the crisp fall air is pretty much our favorite time of year. After such a wickedly hot summer, we’re SO looking forward to getting out & about for #FirstFridayArtStroll again. Of course, we’re biased, as we’ve

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9/20/2018 Newsletter Article – UPDATED 9/29

By now, through a couple articles and a slew of social media posts, (not to mention merely passing by The Monarch), we hope you’ve picked up on the fact that we’ve been very busy with a big new public art project in the Nine Rails Creative District (@ninerailsogden)… specifically, at our future home,

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Newsletter Column: Take the Ogden Art Challenge

Friends, as this week’s newsletter entry, we’re sharing an article written by Jane Font: arts advocate, artist, former gallerist, and budding You Tube star. She’s a great example of the type of creative force(s) we have here in OTown…not always visible, but a vital part of the fabric of our

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July 19, 2018 – Featured Creative: Holly Morphet

Our Featured Creative this week is our dear friend Holly Morphet! Holly is an inspiring artist who uses her recovery from self-harm as a catalyst. Holly became serious at age 15. The life-changing question she asked herself was, “What would happen if I gave my absolute best to my artwork?” She

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July 6, 2018: Featured Creative: Alexis Furlong

Take a look this week’s Featured Creative! Alexis Furlong started doing portrait and landscape work for friends and family beginning in high school. When she moved to St. George and attended Dixie state, she really refined her skills in those areas. But, there was something in doing that kind of

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