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Stitching for others

Susan Kirkland was a bit of a late bloomer. She took ninth grade home economics as a senior in high school. Though her grandmother was a great seamstress and taught her some basic techniques, Kirkland’s love of sewing didn’t come into full flower until her late teens. She’s been sewing ever since and she’s eager to pass her love along to youngsters.

By: Amanda Karioth Thompson, COCA | July 18, 2018

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Winter Festival puts spotlight on young artists

also: Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grade Drama Student? COCA Notes from Tallahassee Democrat's TLH Magazineby Randi Atwood11/28/10 Area art teachers submitted student works for the Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit, which opens with a public reception at 6 p.m. Friday at the City...

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LeMoyne’s new director leads the way with ornaments

also: Are You Smarter Than an 11th Grade Drama Student? COCA Notes from Tallahassee Democrat's TLH Magazineby Randi Atwood11/21/10 Ann Kozeliski, the new executive director of LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts, grew up on the Mississippi River and had a childhood that was ...

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Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit 2010 on display now until Jan. 11, 2011

Bird Eating Berries by Sanija WallerKindergarten; WT Moore Elementary SchoolArt Teacher, Jason McMillian The Winter Festival Youth Art Exhibit 2010 showcases youthful talent and imagination through 85 pieces of student artwork. Forty-three elementary, middle, and high school art teachers submitted work on behalf of their students for...

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Photofest 2010 Winners Announced

The Photofest 2010 opening reception and awards ceremony was held on Thursday, Nov. 18th. Although it is an honor to be selected for this exhibition, COCA announced some additional kudos to a few of the artists exhibited in this show. Honorable Mentions (in no particular order):...

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Through a lens sharply: Photofest features locals

also: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grade Music Student? COCA Notes from Tallahassee Democrat's TLH Magazineby Randi Atwood11/14/10 Through the lenses of their cameras, photographers give us unique glimpses into the world around us. Read the article

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Photofest 2010 Exhibit

 The Council on Culture & Arts is pleased to present Photofest 2010, an annual exhibition at the Artport Gallery from November 14th, 2010 - January 7th, 2011 as part of the Arts in Public Places program.   From breathtaking landscapes to the mind-bending use of extreme close...