sNAPshot December 2017


December 2017

Holiday Card

Second Place Award Winner, Lluvia Lujan, from the Amateur category, poses next to her beautiful work entitled “Spring House”.

Judges in Lubbock, TX Take Pleasure in Viewing NAP Artworks

Nancy Slagle, Associate Professor/Associate Director, School of Art Texas Tech University was one of the three judges for the 28th Annual National Arts Program® Exhibit in Lubbock this year. Nancy gave the following statement after judging the show along with Robly Glover and Lindsay Maestri. “It was a wonderful experience to see such talent expressed by Lubbock City Employees and their families. We were honored and challenged to have the difficult task of choosing the awards for this exhibition.

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“Hurricane Irma”; Tory Mahan; Youth 12 & Under, Honorable Mention; Painting; Relative; Casselberry

Hurricane Inspires Art in Seminole County

From hurricanes to wild fires, it has been a year full of unexpected natural disasters with many of them effecting our venues across the country. However, rather than give up, our venues have persevered thanks in large part to our very passionate coordinators. Coordinators like Christine Patten from Seminole County, Florida who when their 13th Annual NAP Exhibit was threatened by Hurricane Irma, was able to move their show dates back a month rather than cancel.

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Why the Getty Center’s Art Stayed Put as Fires Raged Nearby

Has #METOO Gone Too Far? The Case Against Censoring Art

Are Smartphones Keeping Us from Appreciating Art?

Poignant works of art show the reality of mental illness