Life in an American Village : Art, Self-actualization, and Community : a dvd [DVD]


Life in an American Village : Art, Self-actualization, and Community : a dvd [DVD]



By Jack R. Rollwagen

"Brockport is a village on the Erie Canal in western New York, between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo. Brockport illustrates much about life in contemporary mainstream America. This DVD ... will Introduce five artists [from Brockport, N.Y.], provide some examples of their work, and examine their art in the context of similar art in American culture."--Container

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Brockport, N.Y. : The Institute, Inc., c2008.

4 DVDs (293 min.) in 2 containers.

Series: Visual resources for university classrooms and adult education






Located in Drake Library at: VIDEO DVD F129.B6 R65 2008dvd

Vol. 1. Introduction, and Bill Stewart, ceramic artist (78 min.) Introduction: an American village, and its artists / Jack R. Rollwagen ; Bill Stewart: on his art ; Bill Stewart's ceramic art: the Burchfield/Penny Exhibit (June/July 2006) ; Bill Stewart's ceramic sculpture in the context of ceramic sculpture in America / Nancy Weekly -- v. 2. Helen Smagorinsky, an American folk painter (80 min.). My life and art / Helen Smagorinsky ; Helen Smagorinsky's comments on five of her paintings ; Helen Smagorinsky's paintings: a sampler ; Contemporary folk art in American regional culture / Paul D'Amboise -- v. 3. Diane [sic] Hickerson, water color artist (58 min.). Dianne Hickerson ; Dianne Hickerson's watercolors: a slideshow ; Watercolor painting in America, past and present / Stephen Doherty -- v. 4. Alicia Fink, jeweler, and Lori Skoog, art activist (77 min.). Alicia Fink's jewelry and masks: a selection ; Alicia Cabiedes Fink: jeweler ; Jewelry making in America and the precious metal clay (PMC) technique / Tim McCreight ; Art walks on water / Lori Skoog.