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“I went to the Yuma Art Symposium and all I got was this life changing experience” The Final Day

If you remember anything about traveling to the Yuma Art Symposium, let it be this.  Do not; I repeat DO NOT drink copious amounts of alcoholic beverages in the desert while jumping back and forth between a salt-water pool and a hot tub. You will most certainly wake up the next morning feeling exactly…

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Added by Danielle James on March 23, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

“I went to the Yuma Art Symposium and all I got was this life changing experience” Day Two

After a jet lagged deep sleep, we were up and ready to take on whatever Yuma had in store for us! Our group piled into the rental car we affectionately nick named the “Pri Pri” (Short for Prius) and headed down town. One of the interesting things Yuma is its location, West of the Colorado River and a hop skip and a…

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Added by Danielle James on March 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

“I went to the Yuma Art Symposium and all I got was this life changing experience” Day One Part 1

     As the 2013 chair of the East Carolina University “Material Topics” Metals Symposium I know first-hand what is possible when a few passionate and innovative individuals come together for one goal: To invite makers from all over to participate in a gathering that emphasizes emerging talent, new interdisciplinary…

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Added by Danielle James on March 6, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

“I went to the Yuma Art Symposium and all I got was this life changing experience” Day One Part 2

The Zeller Theater is attached to the Yuma Art Center, complete with art deco light fixtures, original concession stand and of course two hand-painted nude mermaid women at the front of the house. Originally built in 1911, it is a perfect example of the time traveling charm that the majority of the…

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Added by Danielle James on March 6, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Call for Entries! Tongue in cheek "Where mockery and material merge!"

 

We are seeking work to feature in a exhibition that is to be held at the Greenville Museum of Art in Greenville NC. In conjunction with the 2013 East Carolina University Metals Symposium “Making Marks”.

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Added by Danielle James on July 16, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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Mixed media sculpture based on my son Ky's childhood.
Copper, earthenware, encaustic, mica, teeth, resin, patina.
10.5" x 14" x 8"

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