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Featured Artist: Peggy Ross

by November 12, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Peggy Ross

Textile artist Peggy Ross has been teaching in schools for 18 years and working with Young Audiences for 15. A native of Brookings, OR and a 2005 Sunburst Artist of the Year Award Winner, Peggy has made her way as an artist and teacher through an ever evolving exploration of art media. In addition to […]

Featured Artist: Sarah Nagy

by October 29, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Sarah Nagy

A near native of Portland (born in Michigan but in Oregon since age 2), Sarah Nagy‘s work as an independent filmmaker has been shown in festivals around the world, broadcast on PBS, and presented locally as part of PICA‘s Tiny TBA (TBA Festival for the junior set). She was graced with a “Best Narrative” award […]

Featured Artist: Will Hornyak

by October 22, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Will Hornyak

Storyteller Will Hornyak, 2004 Sunburst Artist of the Year, has been a staple on our artist roster since 1996, and is this week’s featured artist. Hailing from San Carlos, CA, Will now makes his way in the world teaching through Young Audiences and others, performing at events, and sharing his talents with festival and groups […]

Featured Artist: Andy Furgeson aka Red Yarn

by October 15, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Red Yarn Puppet Town

This week’s featured artist is none other than Andy Furgeson, aka Red Yarn: a one man (and sometimes band) of music, puppets, and forest creatures fun. An Austin, TX native and YA Roster artist since March 2011, this fall Red Yarn went full time as a teaching artist and can be found performing at schools, […]

Featured Artist: Lisa Rosalie Eisenberg

by October 8, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Lisa Rosalie Eisenberg

Just in case you forgot (not that you possibly could) Young Audiences has an incredible roster of teaching artists working in all sorts of media. Each week we will feature a different artist here on our blog and over on our Facebook page. Our first featured artist is (drumroll please…) cartoonist, illustrator, and comics maven […]

All Things Run For The Arts

by October 2, 2012 » Add the first comment.

School has started, Fall is upon us and the weather here in Portland has been magnificent!  I’ve been in Portland for nearly 20 years (yikes!) and this is the best summer weather I’ve ever seen.  Not to jinx things, but when it starts raining, I hope it’s not until November.  And here’s why… October is […]

The 2012-2013 Run For The Arts

by August 30, 2012 » Add the first comment.

It’s late August here in Portland and the weather this summer has been pretty much perfect.  We had a few days of searing temperatures, but now we’re back to the mid-seventies.  Which is good, because school starts up again next week! In our post from August 23, supplied by the Creative Advocacy Network, we noted […]

Run For The Arts Results are In!

by June 14, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Spring here in the Pacific Northwest has been anything but usual.  What with over 14 days of sunny, warm weather in mid May, to the back-to-back thunderstorms over Memorial Day and having reached our average amount of rainfall for June last week, it has indeed been strange.  To cap it all off, our Run For […]

2012 Run For The Arts T-Shirt Contest Submissions on Display

by April 19, 2012 » Add the first comment.

This time of year, Run For The Arts keeps me pretty busy; helping the schools with additional materials and answering their always good questions, assisting parents of participating students with their sponsor sheet questions, getting the banners hung all over town and getting the T-Shirt Design Contest submissions on display for the public as well […]

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