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Artist Profiles (part 5): Erin Oliver and Claudia Corletto

This is part 5 of 7-part series Artist profiles, for the participating artists of STITCH. These artists are creating work that are inspired by the words collected, for the Kickstarter rewards and to inspire more conversations. Erin Oliver Erin is an artist and teacher who loves to explore and make art.  She concentrates on painting and drawing abstractly (you can see examples here), but … [Read more...]

Is meeting #IRL worth it?

So I walk into a bar last night, and proceed to have one of the best conversations of the year. With a total stranger. Possible? You bet. Why? Openness. I'd arranged to meet the owner of this bar so I could discuss hosting the next Orangutan Swing event there. More about that soon, when the details are confirmed. But how do I choose these venues? Since hosting live events in Durham … [Read more...]