Everyone had to take an art class in school, right? Oftentimes, these classes served as a stepping stone for today’s artists, allowing them to develop the skills they need to do what they love doing today. So I asked everyone I interviewed so far: What was your favorite art project in school? Learn more about […]
Go behind-the-scenes at the Chazen Museum of Art in this week’s installment of Staying Artful. After closing its doors to the public as a result of COVID-19, museum staff had to think of a way to bring the museum to the people. Enter Our Kind of Happy Hour, a Facebook Live event curated by Jamie […]
Vidar & Hans is a comic book by Nathan Peterson and Gary Nauman. They speak to Staying Artful about creating a comic book during COVID-19 and the benefits of collaboration. Learn more about Vidar & Hans here: vidarandhans.wordpress.com/ Image by Gary Nauman and Nathan Peterson. Featuring the steeple of the Stougton Opera House.
When quarantine started in mid-March, what did you do? Did you pick up an old hobby? Did you sit in a corner and worry? This edition of Staying Artful features encouraging advice for beginning artists from local artists. Join the conversation by giving your own advice in the comments. LaShawn M. Wanak is a speculative […]
LaShawn M. Wanak is a science fiction/fantasy author living in Madison. She talks to Staying Artful about her writing career, her work at the literary magazine GigaNotoSaurus, and life since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Read LaShawn’s blog at: tbonecafe.wordpress.com/ Read GigaNotoSaurus at: giganotosaurus.org/ Photo courtesy of LaShawn M. Wanak.
Flights of Foundry Online Convention is organized by The Dream Foundry, a non-profit dedicated to helping beginners in the speculative fiction community. Cislyn Smith and Deanna Rymaszewski, two of the masterminds behind Flights of Foundry, talk about bringing people together during COVID-19 and their hopes for next year. In photo: organizers Smith (left) and Rymaszewski […]