local artist http://wvxu.org en A profile of local artist Jan Brown Checco http://wvxu.org/post/profile-local-artist-jan-brown-checco <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jane </span>Durrell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sits down for an interview with local artist and community stalwart </span><a href="http://brownchecco.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Jan Brown Checco</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Beyond her efforts as a working artist, she is involved with many community efforts including the City of Cincinnati’s arts allocation committee, the recent Big Idea effort of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and various Sister City projects.</span></p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 05:00:15 +0000 Jane Durrell 28097 at http://wvxu.org A profile of local artist Jan Brown Checco xChange Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/xchange-cincinnati <p><strong><a href="http://theatreforthefreepeople.com/xchange-cincinnati-open-call/" target="_blank">xChange Cincinnati</a></strong> is an event that celebrates local artists, activists and entrepreneurs who use their creativity as a vehicle for social change. &nbsp;The one-night-only event is presented by <strong>Theatre for The Free People&nbsp;</strong>and&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">is the culmination of the work that was created in the <strong>Artist as Activist/Cincinnati </strong></span><strong>xChange</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong> Program</strong> at the <strong><a href="http://www.cliftonculturalarts.org/" target="_blank">Clifton Cultural Arts Center</a></strong>.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to local poet&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Hannah&nbsp;Ramlo,&nbsp;</strong>who is curating the event, the</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> program examines the artist as an environmental, ethical, humanistic and social activist. &nbsp;The mission is to initiate conversations about the impact of art on society, and to raise awareness of the use of art as a tool for liberation.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:21:30 +0000 Jim Nolan 24418 at http://wvxu.org xChange Cincinnati The Alphabet as Art http://wvxu.org/post/alphabet-art <p>Purveyors of locally-made art supplies and music, <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/RPScincinnati" target="_blank">Rock Paper Scissors</a></strong> presents&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/740015576009813/" target="_blank">The Alphabet Show!</a></strong> as part of February's <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/FinalFridayOTR" target="_blank">Final Friday</a></strong>&nbsp;downtown celebration.</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Alphabet Show!</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is a fun and family-friendly exhibit that focuses on the identity, typography and cultural associations of each letter of the English alphabet - plus four common punctuation marks.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirty regional and national artists have been asked to create a graphic interpretation of an individual letter.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:14:30 +0000 Jim Nolan 23689 at http://wvxu.org The Alphabet as Art Sharing the secret coming from ArtWorks http://wvxu.org/post/sharing-secret-coming-artworks <p>One of Cincinnati’s most artistic and anticipated fund raising events is <a href="http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/"><strong>Secret ArtWorks</strong></a>, which helps support the youth apprentices who help bring all those <strong>ArtWorks</strong> murals to life. Co-Chairs <strong>Jared Queen</strong> and <strong>Marie </strong><strong>Krulewitch-B</strong>rown join Jim Stump to preview this year’s <strong>Secret ArtWorks </strong>event.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 05:00:30 +0000 Jim Stump 19557 at http://wvxu.org Sharing the secret coming from ArtWorks Ink Bleeds 4: An Audacious and Provocative Rock Poster Art Exhibit http://wvxu.org/post/ink-bleeds-4-audacious-and-provocative-rock-poster-art-exhibit <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://cincinnati.aiga.org/" target="_blank">The Cincinnati chapter of&nbsp;AIGA</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;presents </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">INK BLEEDS 4</em></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">; a rock-n-roll gallery exhibition that features poster art from 'the most audacious and provocative artists throughout the region.'</span></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:30:42 +0000 Jim Nolan 19671 at http://wvxu.org Ink Bleeds 4: An Audacious and Provocative Rock Poster Art Exhibit