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It’s Not Just a Button – Ashley Turns Sewing into #TactileArt!

Ashley took the practical desire to know how to sew on a button several steps further after signing up for the after-school sewing class, and turned her new sewing skills into tactile art!

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Checking in on Art Class: Peter Slatin Pays a Visit

We were delighted to have a visit from 2016 alum Peter Slatin, who is also now on our Board of Directors. Peter was in Colorado for Ski for Light and spent a few days in Denver afterward. He dropped in on art class and took up the Sensational Blackboard to do some experimenting with paper… Continue Reading Checking in on Art Class: Peter Slatin Pays a Visit

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Tactile Art Club to Hold First Meeting Jan. 17 at CCB

The first-ever meeting of a new Tactile Art Club will meet at CCB from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 17. It will be held monthly on the third Tuesday of each month. Our long-time collaorator and art instructor, Ann Cunningham, CCB alum Jenny Callahan and CCB Tech Instructor Yolanda Thompson hatched the idea, inspired… Continue Reading Tactile Art Club to Hold First Meeting Jan. 17 at CCB

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Sharing art before next week’s Shared Visions @artacunningham @ArapahoeCC

With just a week to go before the third annual exhibit, “Shared Visions Collaborative Artworks”, some Center art students traveled to Arapahoe Community College to make some art and to offer some feedback to painting students on their tactile works. For their very first class with Ann Cunningham, the newest group of CCB art students… Continue Reading Sharing art before next week’s Shared Visions @artacunningham @ArapahoeCC

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Peter’s Alabaster Horse

Tactile art classes, taught by sculptor Ann Cunningham, have been a unique part of training at the Colorado Center for the Blind since the 1990s. Students might work in stone, clay, make tactile drawings with Ann’s Sensational Drawing Board, or go wherever their creative sense pulls them. Just before his graduation from the Center and… Continue Reading Peter’s Alabaster Horse

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Shelby: Don’t hide Your Lamp Under a Duck’s Nest

Monday afternoons our art class meets with our long-time teacher and friend Ann Cunningham to make tactile are pieces from stone, clay, paper or whatever creative fancy strives to take flight. Shelby will graduate next month, and she’s been a fixture in art class since last fall. Here she is `with her latest art project,… Continue Reading Shelby: Don’t hide Your Lamp Under a Duck’s Nest

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Breaking Blind on “Shared Visions” Tactile Art Exhibit

The “Shared Visions” exhibit at Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts on November 19 and 20 was a big success, featuring numerous multi-media and very tactile paintings by students in Nathan Abels‘ painting classes, as well as pottery pieces from joint activities between Center students in Ann Cunningham‘s art classes here and those… Continue Reading Breaking Blind on “Shared Visions” Tactile Art Exhibit

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“Shared Visions” – A Collaboration with ACC’s Dept. of Art & Design

For nearly two decades, Colorado artist Ann Cunningham has been teaching art classes at the Colorado Center for the Blind. Initially drawn to us because she was curious about how blind people experience art (such as the stone carvings she produces), she has become one of North America’s leading teachers, advocates and innovators with respect… Continue Reading “Shared Visions” – A Collaboration with ACC’s Dept. of Art & Design

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