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My Reason for Making Art (History, Part 6)

Looking back is a relative thing, because the context of the current moment skews the truth. Why am I making artwork based on “hidden truths” found in western esoteric philosophy? This is a question I’ve been asking myself for awhile now. The short answer is that my definition of “being an artist” between high school and …

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Brad Craw Interview

For more information on Brad Craw, follow him on Facebook Jordan Ewert How many years have you been an art instructor at University level? Brad Craw This is my 10th year Jordan Ewert I’m interested in hearing about how you started sculpture, how did you get into it and what inspired you? Brad Craw Initially, when I got into …

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David LaChapelle

David LaChapelle was born in Connecticut in 1963 and grew up taking pictures with his mother at a young age. He was only 15 when he left home and took off to New York. During this time -in the 1970’s- he began working in Studio 54. He was fascinated with many of the trendy artists …

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Modern Society

Modern Society

How in the future we will adapt to this “social network” and instant gratification.!? In an insane ad-based society with more influences than physiologically able to comprehend, we ride on this journey of technology that is doubling in memory and functionality exponentially. It’s not a question of whether we can handle this. We can. If …

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History, Part 5

This is the 5th history writing I’ve done. This was written on November 13th of 2012 shortly after I returned from Europe (Turkey, Bulgaria, and Greece). It’s been over a year since my last history update. I guess you could say I was figuring things out. I hadn’t worked with anyone or anything for about …

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Pleasant Grove Alabama

History, Part 4

This is my 4th history post, written on October 28th of 2011 shortly after I moved to Dearborn, Michigan. I’m now living in Dearborn, MI and have been since early February of 2011. After being moved around I’m finally settling in and getting back on my feet. It’s been one crazy year where everything I …

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Drowning in Oxygen

History, Part 3

This is part 3 of my history, written October 14th of 2010 during my final year attending UW-Stout in Menomonie, WI. On my way back during my final full semester at Stout, I decided to really step things up and concentrate solely on one project. The project was originally called Teenage Wasteland and was a combination of …

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Bridge in Stillwater MN

History, Part 2

This history writing took place early in my college years while attending UW-Stout in Menomonie, WI in 2009. I became busy with school again but I never quit photography. Most of the work after this was added to my open series. I was really trying to stay away from the whole modeling theme and go …

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Abby

History, Part 1

This is my history from 2005 to 2009 moving from film photography in high school to my first DSLR camera in 2008. In 2005 I got my first digital camera, I shot everything I could that looked “cool” or “interesting.” I started shooting glamour/model photography right away. Perhaps it was an excuse to talk to …

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