Fort Wayne’s Artlink is trying out a new economic model for connecting artists and art enthusiasts.
Recently, the nonprofit gallery recruited nine artists and paid them upfront for work they’ll release this summer.
Now, they’re appealing to the region's art lovers to buy a share of that work.
It’s called Community Supported Art, and it’s a reversal of the typical model in which artists create work that may or may not be purchased down the road. The program is based on a similar model developed in Minneapolis.
The Pinestock Music Festival kicks off tomorrow on a 20-acre pine tree farm in Churubusco.
According to Pinestock co-founder Nicholas Weaver, people have described it as "Woodstock meets Burning Man, with a flannel aesthetic." Intrigued by that concept, WBOI's Julia Meek met with Weaver to learn more.
A senior from Carroll High School in Fort Wayne is headed to Carnegie Hall.
A photograph by Jessica Lineman won a national Scholastic Art and Writing Award – the longest running source of recognition and scholarships for teen arts in the country. The national awards will be given out Friday in New York.
Past winners include everyone from Sylvia Plath to Andy Warhol to Lena Dunham.
In Fort Wayne, the Scholastic program is run through the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and has grown to be recognized as one of the best in the country.
Going on ninety years old, actor, director, writer and Fort Wayne Youtheatre's artist-in-residence Harvey Cocks is still going strong, as he's been explaining in his fascinating three-part lecture series, "My Life in Theater," at the Wunderkammer Company.
He'll deliver the final installment tonight, but earlier this week, he joined WBOI's Julia Meek at the Madge Rothschild Studios to share a few backstage insights into his long-term love affair with show business.