We had another festive year with several hundred little goblins,ghouls,and super heroes at our door. In 2006, more than fifty years later, the manuscript was discovered by Dr. Welford Taylor, Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Richmond and curator of the University Museums’ recent exhibition, Julius J. Lankes: Survey of an American Artist.” Dr. Taylor has edited the Rich Mouse manuscript, written an introduction outlining its history and meaning, and proposed its publication to Dr. Richard Mathews, Director of the Tampa Book Arts Studio.
As a Co-Founder of Arts @ Large , I have attended numerous Americans for the Arts conferences where my national network has grown. The Tampa Book Arts Studio includes a working letterpress printshop with equipment from the 19th and early 20th centuries. This is a photo of last year’s sleepover when the weather was perfect for the kids to enjoy watching their favorite movie outside. In ancient times, martial arts masters were recognized as such for their practical understanding of the human body. Her intention is to support the Arts in every genre; bring joy and inspiration to all. ARTS enables rapid project changes and short project times to be realized without compromising quality or quantity.
Each kit comes with a round storage case, which is not only handy to store the mini printing plate in, but it also doubles as a stamping block! The kids learn about missionaries, about God’s omnipotence, they read challenging literature that inspires them to really think about their faith. This year, I’ve organized our Sonlight curriculum and plans in a huge binder along with all three Language Arts. Arts @ Large also sends two of our staff members (young leaders) to Annual Convention every year!
The Tampa Book Arts Studio has launched its first-ever Kickstarter campaign to assemble a project that brings an unpublished story of notable American woodcut artist J. J. Lankes into print in a fine, limited letterpress edition. In Ancient Greece , all art and craft was referred to by the same word, Techne Thus, there was no distinction between the arts.
The NEA works with more than 20 other federal agencies, state and local governments, state and regional arts agencies, and private nonprofits on projects that provide opportunities for Americans to experience quality arts programming throughout the country.