missouri artists http://kbia.org en Columbia looks to 'concrete graphics' to replace damaged art http://kbia.org/post/columbia-looks-concrete-graphics-replace-damaged-art <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city of Columbia has found a new way to replace damaged murals painted downtown.</span></p><p>In 2012, nine artists in the Columbia area painted murals on sidewalks behind storm drains.&nbsp; The project was collaboration with the Roots N’ Blues Festival.&nbsp; The artists chose imagery that promotes a cleaner environment and serve as reminders to viewers that what enters the storm drain systems flows directly into local creeks and streams.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 22:53:37 +0000 Kyle Winker 44104 at http://kbia.org Columbia looks to 'concrete graphics' to replace damaged art Two perspectives on rural Missouri absurdities http://kbia.org/post/two-perspectives-rural-missouri-absurdities <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Walk into Columbia’s </span><a href="http://maa.missouri.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Museum of Art and Archaeology</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> between now and Aug. 11, and you’ll find some pretty intense, large-scale woodcut prints depicting rural Missouri life staring back at you.</span></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:30:24 +0000 Harum Helmy 38415 at http://kbia.org Two perspectives on rural Missouri absurdities