Monster draw rally, food on sticks, artist demos and live music... The Murray Art Guild's Summer Art Party is tomorrow night from 6 to 9. Debi Danielson visits Sounds Good to speak with Jenni Todd about the event, featuring the Eddy Grove Trio and the Savage Radley. Hear the conversation:
Murray Art Guild is calling for entries for its 26th annual exhibition celebrating local and regional contemporary artists. MAG Director Debi Danielson joins Kate Lochte for more about Visual Evidence 2014 - the entry deadline is Wednesday, February 19. The opening reception is March 15.
The Murray Art Guild and partners host a 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Project to benefit Needline of Murray and Calloway County Friday. Guild Director Debi Danielson is here with Nicole Schmittou, representing MSU Nutrition students cooking the soup that will go in the bowls after they are made. Debi describes the project - an effort to fight hunger needs in the community. The bowls are made by local artists and volunteers - all are welcome. A fundraising event is then held, where the bowls are sold as a donation. This event is Friday, (October 18) from 7 to 10 pm at the Murray Art Guild. See more on the Murray Art Guild website.
Debi Danielson, Executive Director of the Murray Art Guild speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the Guild's City Wide Art Hop this Friday (October 4). Five locations host seven exhibitions. The event begins at the Guild (500 N. 4th St) with "From One Generation to the Next" by George Beard and Justin Roberts: Willow. The second stop is Miller Center (201 S. 4th) with "PROOFS photography & the Cardboard ARTcade. Third stop is 412 Main St. (next to Mugsy's) showcasing "Out of the Dark: Murray High School Student Art Show" arranged by instructor Ted Dotson. The fourth stop is at the MSU Clara Eagle Galleries (6th floor Fine Arts Building, 15th & Olive) with "Goldfields" photography in the main gallery and "Simulacra" works in clay in the upper gallery. And the final stop is at the MSU Curris Center Gallery (bottom floor Curris Center at Chestnut St.) with "Iowa MFA Candidates" featuring work in metal, ceramics, print and painting. See more on Murray Art Guild's Facebook page.
Sounds Good features three guests involved in the Murray Art Guild Party this Friday night: Ceramicists Wayne Bates and Cooper Levering, and Debi Danielson, the Guild’s Executive Director. They describe events and features at the party, including Fired Together: same clay same kiln different artists (Bates & Levering), musical performance by The Eddy Grove Trio, a monster draw rally, Empty Bowls Studio, the Cellar Door, art activity, and food on stick! See more at murrayartguild.org.
Please note: The very beginning of this interview got clipped.
Murray Art Guild Director Debi Danielson speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about summer events and activities at the guild. Some adult workshops include pastels, photography, live drawing, and weaving. Youth workshops include drawing, woodworking, photography, watercolors, pastels, metalworking, and more! Click here for the full list of workshops and more.
Tonight from 5 to 7 p.m., The Murray Art Guild hosts an Empty Bowl soup dinner to raise money for Needline of Calloway County. Guild Director Debi Danielson visits Sounds Good with a few of the hand-made bowls contributed by local artists. The conversation covers stunning statistics about hunger in our county and Commonwealth. The dinner is out doors on the grounds of the Guild at 500 North 4th Street, and while there are over 200 bowls ready for the soup made by MSU Nutrition students, Danielson says there will be lines and the bowls will go quickly.