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  • Deborah Landry

    Deborah Landry

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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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  • ArtUP-Defined

    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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  • Say No- Postcard Project by Deborah Landry

    Say No- Postcard Project by Deborah Landry

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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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  • BP Whiting Refinery Visitor Center STEM Project

    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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