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  • Beehive  #ArtUP

    Beehive #ArtUP

    I created this Beehive for my backyard.  I wanted something that reflected my art.  The colors are subtle and will allow focal point to be the natural beauty of the garden.  The first layer of paint I put down was a patina to look like old copper.  After that it was a process of layering lace and doilies in different colors.  From a distance it looks like flowers.

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  • #100DaysofPollenators


    #100DaysofPollenators is part of the #100DayProject.   I am creating 100 days of art that is inspired by pollinators.  The artwork will be posted here as well as Twitter and Facebook.  This will be the only place where you will be able to see the collection. What Is the 100-Day Project? It’s a celebration of process that encourages everyone to take part in 100 days of making. The great surrender is the process; showing up day after day is the goal. […]

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  • Why You Need an Artist           (City Builders)

    Why You Need an Artist (City Builders)

    Challenge:  You need to rebuild your  city after a disaster. Artists can use materials that you consider trash.  Artists are masters of recycling.  As a result they help clean up the space. Artists are resourceful and creative; they can do a lot with limited funds and can make a small budget feel bigger. Example:  Artists create parks and community meeting places by recycling old concrete found from destroyed sidewalks and roads. With proper placement the concrete can look like expensive landscaping. ____________________________________________________________________________________ […]

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  • Artful Fundraising –Worksheet

    Artful Fundraising –Worksheet

    MISSION:  Artful fundraising is designed to look past grants and panhandling, and the corporations in your community to give to your cause.  We create fundraising programs that enrich the community and inspire generosity through the use of art.  Our goal is to create a program that is sustainable financially as well as operationally.   (invent the wheel once and let it role).   The following questions will help me guide you. Describe your fundraising need. Describe the mission of your organization. Describe […]

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  • Art U Need–Signs

    Art U Need–Signs

    We  live in a world where we are surrounded by signs. What if we were you ArtUP the signs. Imagine the impression you would leave if even your signs in your business were art.

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  • ArtUP-Defined


    Defined: Purposely integrate art into process or activity that would not normally be associated with art. Goal Use art as a means of communication. Use a hands on approach to convey the message or objective. Use art as a verb. The process of creating is just as important as the physical artful outcome. The process of getting to the outcome is considered art Create engaging art. The act of engaging the public is art in of itself.  The process of […]

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  • Participate here

    Participate here

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  • Design Process

    Design Process

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  • Support Pollinators

    Support Pollinators

    Support Pollinators –A Vendi  Art by Deborah Landry Birds, bats, bees, butterflies, beetles, and other small mammals that pollinate plants are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of food. They also sustain our ecosystems and produce our natural resources by helping plants reproduce. Without the actions of pollinators agricultural economies, our food supply, and surrounding landscapes would collapse. “Bees and Butterflies” is a Vendi  Art Gallery Project designed to Bring awareness to the public about pollinators.  […]

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  • Earth Family

    Earth Family

    EARTH FAMILY by Deborah Landry Proposal: Part 1: I propose creating a sculpture of large picture frames and install them outside in public places, throughout the city.  The public would be encouraged to interact with the sculpture, take picture of themselves and others. Part 2: The Public would then upload them to a website where their image would be added to a tree. The tree would become the worlds larges family tree. The public would be able look them self up […]

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