Photo credit: Timothy S. Allen

Jane Ingram Allen- Eco Artist

Knowledge @ Noon - July 8, 2020

Jane discusses hand paper-making for indoor and outdoor art installations including the use of plant materials. She also speaks about works created during residencies in Taiwan, Tanzania, and several in the USA. She currently has work in the WEAD exhibition at The Barn Gallery.

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Interview with Adelita of Calpulli-tlayolotl

May 21, 2020

“Danza is a tradition that pre-dates Colonial times and originates from Mexico’s indigenous tribes 100’s of years before Spanish arrival. The dance itself historically had many purposes, and was usually performed to honor cosmic and agricultural shifts that are significant to the survival of the Mexica population as well as coming of age ceremonies, marriages, and celebratory occasions.” - Adelita Serena

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Clean Sweep Beach

Judith Selby Lang - Where We Are

Knowledge @ Noon - May 13, 2020

“Making something out of nothing.” - Judith Selby Lang

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Historic Education and the Dairy Exhibition

May 6, 2020

"Our goal is for students to walk away with an appreciation for life in the 21st Century, a general understanding of Farm to Fork dairy practices at the turn of the 20th century, respect for the labor of our forefathers and foremothers to care for the livestock, churn butter, and store food during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and most importantly a sense of pride in their communities history."

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Crop Sign

Yolo County Crop Signs

April 30, 2020

"Agriculture is a vital part of our community and our history.  The Yolo Crop Sign Project will help educate the community and people traveling through our beautiful county by highlighting  the amazing crops being grown right here in Yolo County. I also feel like it’s a great way to honor the farmers who are working hard to produce their crops." - Anna Fricke

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Pollinator Garden

Connecting Students to Art & Nature

April 23, 2020

"We want the students to appreciate the agriculture that surrounds them and show them ways they can be creative and artistic with it!...Now, the home project kit for students will include a flower press, paper for the press and instruction of how to use the press. Students will be encouraged to experiment with pressing different types of flowers and other natural objects, with safety and respect for the environment in mind." - Allison Bright Rose

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Interview with the Curator- Fashion Forward: Women’s Wear and Social Reform

April 21, 2020

"In curating this exhibition I have learned to appreciate the craftsmanship associated with creating garments before the advent of textile mechanization. Before sewing machines it would have taken months to make a dress. We are so accustomed to our “ready to wear” and “off the rack” clothing that it is hard to imagine a time when everything individuals wore was made by hand." - Iulia Bodeanu

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A Look at Garcia Farms Two Years After the Flood

April 16, 2020

"The Art & Ag Project is a great partnership and collaboration I truly appreciate that we get to highlight farms in Yolo County showcased by all of the artists. I always enjoy seeing the farmers at the auction when they see for the first time how an artist has perceived and portrayed their farm." - Michele Clark

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Interview with the Curators – Women Eco Artists Dialog: The Legacy of Jo Hanson

April 14, 2020

"Historically, art which is valued most is art which speaks to an audience poignantly. In this current time of obviously experiential climate crisis, amidst science deniers at the highest levels of leadership, environmental art communicates lived and imagined realities." - Nanette Wylde

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