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Crafting art to craft a business

Crafting art to craft a business

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Carli Murkve sat in her great aunt’s green room and felt inspired to draw her aunt’s German Shepard. Focusing on the dog’s brown eyes, Murkve said the calm scenery of the room helped inspire her to craft the piece. She gave the dog’s image a textured fur with a clean and simplistic figure tha...

Funk in the City to spotlight artists

Funk in the City to spotlight artists

Nicole Mitchell, Special to The Shield

September 18, 2018

Ashley Vezzoso-Schaefer said one of her favorite things about the annual Fall Funk in the City Art Festival is the way the community rallies around local artists. “It’s good for the artist, especially the local artists of the community,” the Funk in the City committee president said. “They ...

ParksFest to feature local artists

ParksFest to feature local artists

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

September 4, 2018

Update: The location of ParksFest has been moved from Garvin Park to the Old National Events Plaza at 715 Locust St. in Downtown Evansville. The Evansville ParksFest Music Festival will overtake Garvin Park for the fourth year in a row. ParksFest is an all-day festival free of charge that focu...

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