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Old Timer

Old Timer is our resident cranky old guy. We all know one or love one, and we’ve become quite fond of Old Timer, and enjoy letting him spout off about stuff that he sees happening around town. Old Timer, who the hell are you? I look around town to see if I can spot you,…

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Art – Made In America

Meet Curtis Kroesche: a metalworking artist in New Braunfels, Kroesche is truly proud to be an American. He’s proud that his art is American, too, and hopes to share his enthusiasm through the work he creates. Kroesche’s pride in his country and his craft stem from his time in the United States Navy, where he…

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Art – Said Passion To Death

“I’m 51 years old and I just figured out what I’m supposed to be doing and it’s definitely sculpting,” local artist Charles Ingram said. Ingram, who has found success in a number of different media including illustration, oil painting, and large scale murals, has found passion in his sculpture work. Son of a US Air…

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Art – October 2012

Making Art By Alison Turner Bill Worrell sits in his grassy yard between the buildings of his compound built with his own hands on his property in the aptly named post of Art, Texas.  Not too far away, keeping a calm and ever-watchful eye on the center of her universe, sits one, Ellie May, Worrell’s…

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Art – Painted Memories – July 2012

By Leah Bredemeyer   Many greats have created masterpieces in the art world – Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Monet. All of them had to start out somewhere. Recently the residents at Town and Country Manor have been given the opportunity to start painting. Thanks to the Town and Country Manor Activities Director and Volunteer Coordinator Rosie…

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Best of the best: Art

Put down the pill bottle and pick up a chisel… or a paintbrush, a camera, a pencil, a pen. While reading this article, I kept thinking – as an artist, I know how addicting creating new artwork can be. At some times, I get so sucked into my project I forget to eat, sleep, blink…

Artists Rarely Have Idle Hands

The anecdote is particularly true when talking about Marianne Caroselli. The desire to constantly create began when Marianne was as a child and has not slowed down since. “I started in business – art business or art related – when I was 10 years old,” she said. “I used to make ceramics. I would give…

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Art – Was Blind, But Now I See

When Kathleen Kridler high-tailed it out of Virginia after living there almost three decades, she never imagined she would find herself living the good life in Boerne after just a few short months. Since arriving in August, Kathleen has been busy settling into her new life and already, with almost no effort, she is quickly…

Art – Oxana Sakharzera

One glance at a painting by artist Oxana Sakharzeva and you can see she has perfected the difficult task of painting with a palette knife. Using this technique, she painstakingly applies multiple layers on canvas and slowly creates what she sees into exquisite paintings. Known as a “plein air,” French for “in the open air,”…

Art – Who Is George Chambers?

I remember seeing George Chambers monitoring the halls of San Antonio’s Oliver Wendell Holmes High School back in the mid-1960s, but all I knew was that he was a biology teacher barely ten years older than his students. Tall and slender with longish dark hair, ‘Mr. Chambers’ was known to be an innovative teacher with…

Art & Culture – A Higher Calling

One of the most enjoyable aspects of doing this particular recurring article in EXPLORE, is that we are amazed as to how artists are forced to eventually heed to their “calling”. They can run off and get jobs, hobbies, and families. They can try every distraction they can find, but eventually, their art calls to…

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