Posts tagged "artists"
#IArtLibraries | Featuring: Patricia Dahlman and "Big Open Book"

#IArtLibraries | Featuring: Patricia Dahlman and “Big Open Book”

This post originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in April, 2015. Today I’m pleased to welcome artist Patricia Dahlman to the Library as Incubator Project. Patricia is the creator of a new site-specific sculpture that is on exhibit at the Mid-Manhattan Library in New York City. Today she tells us a bit about...
Banned Books Trading Cards at Chapel Hill Public Library, 2016

Banned Books Trading Cards at Chapel Hill Public Library, 2016

Today we have a really special roundup to share with you–the Chapel Hill Public Library is back on the LAIP with a brand-new pack of trading cards to commemorate Banned Books Week. The trading cards, which are the product of a partnership between CHPL and the Chapel Hill Division of Cultural Arts, are designed by...
Mel Kolstad's "Homage to Libraries" Project

Mel Kolstad’s “Homage to Libraries” Project

Today we welcome back a dear friend of the Library as Incubator Project, multimedia and collage artist (and library gallery curator) Melissa Kolstad! Today Mel tells us about a project-based class she led recently that’s all about personal connection to libraries – and includes the how-to in case you’re game to try this out yourself....
Incubating Art at Ferndale Public Library

Incubating Art at Ferndale Public Library

Today’s feature comes from the public library in Ferndale, Michigan. Circulation Specialist and artist Lindsey Harnish discusses the variety of arts-incubating programs and projects that the library, in partnership with local artists, facilitates for the Ferndale community. The programs highlighted today are fairly easy to replicate and the ideas are infinitely scalable, which is always...
Our Favorite Things: Library-Loving Artists

Our Favorite Things: Library-Loving Artists

by Katie Behrens Narrowing down this year’s featured artists to just five favorites was so. stinkin’. hard.  There is such an amazing array of creative artists who love libraries out there, and it’s wonderful to see that the reason we started this project is still alive and kicking!  Enjoy some of our favorite library-loving artists of...
Art for Youth's Sake at Pass Christian Public Library

Art for Youth’s Sake at Pass Christian Public Library

Today’s program comes to us from the Pass Christian Public library in Pass Christian, Mississippi. We were fortunate enough to meet Pass Christian’s Head Librarian, Wendy Allard, when we were down in Mississippi at a conference earlier this fall. She told us about this fabulous art education program for young adults, that makes use of...
Featuring: Maps by Sam Storck-Post

Featuring: Maps by Sam Storck-Post

My younger brother has always been almost as much of a reader as me, and years ago he started drawing literary inspired maps. He has drawn a lot of inspiration from our favorite fantasy books, and I recently sat down to ask him to share a bit more about his art. -Holly   Library as...