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Gisela Moyer was born in 1943 in the former German Province of Selesia (Schlesien now part of Poland).  In 1945 her and her farming family fled to Bavaria when the Russians pushed them out. There were years of near starvation for her and her family, but even amid the hardships, Gisela’s mother reserved a space in their gardens for flowers. Gisela told her mother that they could grow more vegetables without the flowers and her mother replied, “The soul will have to  ...
Posted: 10/12/2018 11:35:11 AM by Emma Hitzman | with 0 comments



In Fall, many people are gearing up for the spooky antics that come with Halloween. Phantom Power is the current show on display at the Lawton Gallery and it is a great show to see while welcoming the ghostly season. Crafted by the artist Barbara Diener, she describes Phantom  ...
Posted: 9/29/2018 4:51:39 PM by Emma Hitzman | with 0 comments

(Image: "HOPE" poster design by artist Shepard Fairey)

For decades, art has been used as a carrier for sociopolitical movements that address the systemic inequities and oppressive hierarchies imposed by those who hold the power. Art activism and protest art create products that act as a form of political or social currency, rather  ...
Posted: 4/23/2018 10:00:00 AM by Kate Mothes | with 0 comments

(Image: Neville Public Museum)

Neon has long since died out in our society. It was a huge aspect of our culture and social life, but why did it leave? Why has it become non-existent today? We can attribute the invention of the neon sign to none other than Georges Claude, a French engineer, chemist and inventor. Around 1902 he was the first person to create an electrical discharge into a tube that had  ...
Posted: 4/17/2018 1:29:44 PM by Kate Mothes | with 0 comments


Nature is something I feel passionate about. It is often the inspiration for my art, and I truly believe that unless we take care of it, it will continue to diminish.  Recently I sat in on the Lawton Gallery’s exhibition of Oliver Ressler’s Catastrophe Bonds. Mr. Ressler’s interactive gallery experience uses powerful imagery along with an evocative, poetic narration to  ...
Posted: 4/5/2018 2:49:17 PM by Kate Mothes | with 0 comments
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