Recycling garbage bags into fine art objects

Recycling garbage bags into fine art objects

Faiza Elmasry for VOA – WNN GlobalARTS Allita Irby turns plastic bags into art. About three years ago, the mixed media artist recognized the potential of the plastic bags her daily newspapers came in. “I was taking the newspaper out and I felt the texture of these bags,’ she said. “They were soft and the […]

"I’m going to paint my people," says Native artist Deborah Spears Moorehead

"I’m going to paint my people," says Native artist Deborah Spears Moorehead

Hannah Ellman for Cultural Survival – WNN GlobalARTS (WNN/CS) Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Deborah Spears Moorehead, an artist from the Seaconke, Pokanoket, Wampanoag, Narragansett, Pequot, Mohawk, and Nipmuc Tribal Nations in New England, has been drawing since she can remember. “The Creator chose me to have the talent to be an artist. I started […]

Ancient Hopi & Apache artifacts returned to rightful owners

Ancient Hopi & Apache artifacts returned to rightful owners

Lys Anzia – WNN GlobalARTS (WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Annenberg Foundation Vice President and Director Gregory Annenberg Weingarten announced that the Annenberg Foundation has purchased 24 sacred Native American artifacts from an auction house in Paris – totaling $530,000 – for the sole purpose of returning them to their rightful owners. Twenty-one […]