Making Something from Nothing (Much) pt 1

This is part of a new series we’re calling Show Your Work — personal stories about the messy parts of a creative life. Part 2 is Here That last one, though. I never made plans for needing mobility aids in my thirties. My past self — the dance-all-day and run-many-miles self — did not see this coming. Years of multiple …

March Art Crawl

abrasiveMedia’s March Art Crawl on Saturday, March 4th is a collaboration with their fiscally-sponsored partner, Blue Moves Modern Dance Company. It features the work of three Nashville-based artists, Ben Griffith, Roberta Winjum and Bryant Lamont, whose art inspired or helped shape new dances and a dance film for Blue Moves’ upcoming dance and multi-media production, “Muse”. Visually, the connecting thread …

A Stranger’s Eyes

During the November Arts & Music at Wedgewood/Houston our very own Justin Harvey set up a photo booth for attendees… the caveat was that they had to take 3 picture with a stranger… and they had to stare into each other’s eyes for 30 seconds while that happened. Most attendees found the idea too uncomfortable to participate, but some, either …

The Art of Fashion

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Artober at abrasiveMedia: The Work of Harry Whitver

Share this Post photo of Harry in his studio by Eden Frangipane Shepherd After graduating from Peabody College, Harry Whitver honed his illustration skills as a combat artist in Vietnam. Once his tour was completed, he embarked on a 35-year commercial art career providing technical, airbrush, and expository illustrations and design for companies such as Smithsonian Air & Space magazine, …

June 4th Art Crawl: FOSSILS

Sarah Saturday is a performer and songwriter also known by the moniker of Gardening, Not Architecture. Celebrated for experimentation since her solo career began in 2007, her new collaboration, FOSSILS, with filmmakers Dycee Wildman, Jonathan Rogers, and Motke Dapp is no exception. This feature length film collaboration made to accompany her album of the same title screened at her album …