• Community Supported Kitchen Gallery

    Community Supported Kitchen Gallery

    The Community Supported Kitchen (CSK) mission is to bring you handcrafted, healthy, organic and sustainable products created in local kitchens.  More Information    

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  • Life Skills Movie

    Life Skills Movie

    The Story of Susie is a story and film created by students during a life skills class called “Value Art – Live Substance Free”.  The students created the artwork and then it was consolidated to create the film.  The program was design by Deborah Landry and was funded by Lake County Substance Abuse Council with partnerships with University of Northwest Indiana and South Shore Art.

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  • Movie – Together We Make a River

    Movie – Together We Make a River

      ___________________________________________________________________________    Together We Make A River  – Drawings were created by the public to tell a story of birds, butterflies and other flying things coming together to making a river.  Each drawing is photographed with a blue satin ribbon (The ribbon representing water).  With each flying thing’s ribbon combined create the Sweet Water river in Georgia. Together We Make A River is a collaborative community based movie.  I first held workshops where the public was invited to create drawings on vellum. […]

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  • Project Gallery

    Project Gallery

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  • Vendi Art Gallery- Supports Pollinators

    Vendi Art Gallery- Supports Pollinators

    VENDI ART GALLERY Vendi Art Gallery supports pollinators by dispensing art and Milkweed seeds. Pollinators are in danger because of human and environmental intervention.  This is a fun way to get information out to the public and support art.

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  • Vendi Art-Placemaking by Deborah Landry

    Vendi Art-Placemaking by Deborah Landry

    The Vendi Art Machine is designed to be a first step in place making.  By identifying your local artist you are identifying  one of  major asset and primary building block for designing  a sustainable community.    It  facilitates in defining  unique public spaces and starts a public dialog, to craft a vision for the future.  It  inspires people to create art and re-image their community. Vendi Art Machine helps  build a  connection between people and the places they share. It showcases […]

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  • Asking “What about Art?” & The Possibilities for Public Art

    Asking “What about Art?” & The Possibilities for Public Art

    originally published here The South Shore Journal, Vol. 2, 2007, pp.72-90. By Deborah Landry PUBLIC ART DEFINED “Public Art” fits a much broader definition than art in a gallery or a museum. In simple terms, public art is any work of art or design that is created by an artist specifically to be installed, permanently or temporarily, in a public space. The scope can range from works monumental in size to small nuances added to architecture. Production can involve casting […]

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  • Zion Says No To Smoking

    Published on Dec 5, 2012 As part of the Life Skills program at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology, we teach kids to say no. Zion did some extra credit and made this video saying “No” to smoking.

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  • Student art meets industry at BP

    Re-posted from original By Anthony D. Alonzo Post-Tribune correspondent June 19, 2012 1:30PM BP maintenance engineer Jeff Grimm (right) and maintenance manager Ricardo Valbuena speak to Hammond Academy of Science and Technology students at the Whiting (Ind.) Refinery on June 6, 2012. | Anthony D. Alonzo~For Sun-Times Media  With the student-made sculpture “Cultivating Tomorrow, Today” in the foreground, Hammond Academy of Science and Technology students and other guests listen to BP Whiting Refinery officials speak at the dedication. | Anthony D. […]

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  • BP Whiting Refinery Visitor Center STEM Project

    As part of BP’s focus to encourage student interest around STEM fields — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — the BP Whiting Refinery in Indiana partnered with me through South Shore Arts, a local youth outreach organization to create an outdoor sculpture for the refinery’s visitors center. More than 300 local high school students took part in the project, each designing individual clay tiles inspired by STEM, with images of everything from nature to math and science symbols. Together, the […]

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  • Value Art — Live Substance Free

    Value Art — Live Substance Free

      The Art of Choices is a program that I developed with the South Shore Arts Center in Munster Indiana. They first asked me to create an anti-drug program and I suggested that look at the concern, from a holistic view. We purchased a program called Life Skills by Dr. Botvin.  It is a program that deals with the whole person. The program covers subjects like self-image, coping with anxiety along with saying no to drugs and knowledge about alcohol, just to […]

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  • Partner with the Arts and Create Vibrant Communities

    Create Vibrant Community and Attract Vibrant Employees When you partner to support local theater, music, museums, dance and public art, you help to make your community more attractive to current and future employees. Happier employees make for a happier workplace. But you knew that already, naturally. (Americans for the Arts)  It is a circle of life thing- When you create vibrant communities it attracts it attracts vibrant people and in turn  it attracts more companies.  Companies want to go where the people are.  […]

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  • Fall and Winter Workshops

    Fall and Winter Workshops

    Step-by Step / Glass- by-Glass Friday Night Oct 14, 7-9:30pm Encaustic- Paint with heat Friends, wine, music, art and food.  Need I say more Materials supplied, includes one 10″x10″ panel Rate: $65.00 From start to finish learn to paint and layer colorful wax to make art that is uniquely  yours in a relaxing and very social environment.  You will create touchable undulating layers of wax, gorgeous bursts, layers, blooms and swishes of color ,inspired by landscapes and water.   By the […]

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  • Open Clay Studio

    Open Clay Studio

    Open Clay Studio  The studio will open to individuals that have mastered the use of clay and need no instruction.  You will be free to use the tools and equipment during open studio times.  All materials are include along with a light lunch. Date / Time: Open Clay StudioJuly 8th 10am-2pm Glaze Date: July 23 10am-2pm Cost: $45.00 Register: Send check to Deborah Landry, 1850 Jenny Lane, Lithia Springs GA 30122

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  • Hand Building with Clay

    Hand Building with Clay

    Hand Building with Clay Workshop Have fun and learn how to create sculptures using clay. You will learn how to use all sorts of formal and not so formal clay tools.  Bring your imagination and any reference materials for your ideas.   The artist Deborah Landry will guide you in the process and techniques to create a masterpiece. This workshop is for all ages but ages 12 and below need to have parents present.  All materials are supplied along with […]

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  • Label and Sign Workshop

    Label and Sign Workshop

    We are surrounded by signs.  Why not #ArtUP the signs in your environment.  Create a house number or a name plaque for your mailbox.    Or you can create fun labels for your garden.  If you look around I am sure you will see places you can exchange an ugly sign for something beautiful.  Join Artist Deborah Landry in her studio to work with clay and learn to use stamping and texture tools.  This is open to all ages, younger than […]

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  • DYI Repair Shop

    DYI Repair Shop

    DYI Repair Shop Do you have a old bird house that could use a little repair or a new coat of paint?  Bring it by and use the equipment and tools at Deborah Landry’s art studio.   When: May 28 9:30am-2:00pm Where: 1850 Jenny Lane, Lithia Springs. GA Cost: $15.00 Register:  by May 21     DIY Repair Shop Bird House $15.00 USDBat House $15.00 USD

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  • Bat House Workshop

    Bat House Workshop

    Build a Bat House Workshop   When: May 28 9:30am-2:00pm Where: 1850 Jenny Lane, Lithia Springs. GA Cost: $45.00 Register:  by May 21     Come to Deborah Landry’s Art Studio and build a Bat House.  Build a wall mounted house (as shown) that will house 100 bats.  Tree mounted models are also available.  The house is designed to last years. No construction skills required.  There will plenty of instruction and support. All Supplies, tools, equipment and snack lunch are supplied. You are […]

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  • Serious Funny Money

    Serious Funny Money

    Dollar Examples     Serious Funny Money is a fundraiser program where the artist design different dollar bills in different denomination to be sold to the public.  The dollar bills are small frame-able and collectible artworks.  The project is inspired by the idea that art can be used as a tool and be used creatively to address and solve life challenges.  This project is not just about artist donating artwork to support a cause.  The ultimate vision is that artist […]

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  • Zen Tangle Public Art Project

    Zen Tangle Public Art Project

    Create a Zentagle and I will add it to a public art project. This artwork was created as part of a life skills class to teach middle school students how to handle everyday situations.  One of the 10 classes was a lesson on creating Zen Tangles as a way to meditate and deal with stress.  The Zen Tangles were create in with black pen.  They color was added later in Photoshop in a process of layering all the drawings to […]

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  • Instructions Decals and Transfers

    Instructions Decals and Transfers

    INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING Lazertran-Waterslide Decal and Transfer  WATER BASED ADHESIVE METHOD. FOR PAPER OR CANVAS. 1. Stretch your paper or canvas over a flat board. Prime canvas with acrylic primer and for paper, seal with clear acrylic medium to avoid cockling and increase mobility of the transfer. Watered down P.V.A. may be used instead of acrylic. Note. Acrylic can be any good quality flexible medium, Liquitex, Spectrum, etc. 2. Trim your image to size and lower, into clean water. The […]

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