Award-winning expressionist artist Ric Conn is known in the international art scene for bringing issues on women's oppression, inequality, and other social struggles into a global audience. His innovative use of imagery challenges viewers and activists to think beyond what they can see on the canvas and what the painting means on a deeper level.
Ric Conn maximizes the power of art to break down language and cultural barriers, knowing that inequality issues are evident anywhere in the world. Today, he is among the leading voices in amplifying women's hurdles through his creative use of mixed media, including acrylics, inks, oil, gouaches, and charcoal. His portraits of the female persona show worthy narratives ranging from everyday issues to society's most well-buried battles.
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“Award-winning artist Ric Conn brings issues on women's oppression, inequality, and other social struggles into a global audience.”
Jean Jacques Porret
Award-winning artist, sculptor and engineer, Jean-Jacques Porret specializes in sculpting contemporary bronze sculptures using the lost wax method.
Master photographer, artist, and Jack of All Trades, Jim Fitzpatrick has served in a myriad of careers over his lifetime.
Caribbean Coral Reefs in Danger of Extinction
“Te world's coral reefs, one of the ocean's most beautiful marine habitats, is in danger of extinction because of dramatic increases in coral diseases caused by climate change and warmer waters”.
A Global Meltdown
With a background in ecology, Shelby Willis brings her love for nature and wildlife to life in soulful and expressionistic paintings.
"For me, painting is a necessity and has become my passion. I love starting a new piece – the anticipation and excitement of creating something new, something from the soul, a piece of art that may give pleasure to others but more importantly, fulfills me”.
Kyra Belán is an award-winning artist, activist, and academic.
THE RAINFORESTS OF THE SEA ARE DYING
The world's coral reefs, one of the ocean's most beautiful marine habitats, is in danger of extinction because of dramatic increases in coral diseases caused by climate change and warmer waters.
The Legacy of Dr. Masaru Emoto
The groundbreaking work of Japanese scientist Masaru Emoto, one of the most important water researchers of our times, leads to a new consciousness about our relation to Earth's most precious resource.
New Challenges for a Church
With Sunday services online, this minister’s congregation is finding ways to stay connected.
Local Church Outreach 2020
As the coronavirus made headlines near the beginning of 2020, I heard an amazing message of compassion and care concerning early Christians running into the plague to minister with kindness to make a difference in the lives of those who were sick and dying. They were willing to move to ministry, even when it threatened their own lives. The message contained a powerful illustration of how those of us who follow the teachings of Christ respond in counter-culture ways to minister to those who are suffering and in need.
Netflix Originals. Much like wanderlust, we have a thing for watching people sell homes
Hard to get into flow coming in and out so much
In the NFL these days, players are constantly running on and off the field due to situational substituting.
CHARTER ARMS PITBULL .45 ACP
FROM THE HIP
THEY PLAY AROUND WITH MURDER LIKE THEY PLAY AROUND WITH MEN
They're hog straddling female animals on the prowl!
Disruptive MBA Startups You've Never Heard Of
Some of the hottest ventures currently coming out of the world’s best business schools
Shoots from the hip
After the Jets released Le’Veon Bell, SNY’s Connor Hughes asked coach Adam Gase, “Are you worried at all about the rest of the locker room, because Le’Veon was one of the guys that a lot of people looked up to, a big profile-name player, somebody that obviously a lot of these guys played within video games — I mean they know who Le’Veon Bell is, and to see you guys cut him, are you worried about the message it sends to the rest of locker room about the rest of the season?”
SECOND TIMES A CHARM
It just seems like yesterday that we were in Rock Hill for the Carolina Nationals and here we are again.
My First Cat
First Cats. We all have that special very first cat—the one that we had as a child, or perhaps the first one when we had a home of our own. Maybe one found us, and we hadn’t realized that we needed a cat until then. Or perhaps this special cat was a first rescue, first pedigreed cat or first show cat. These are the stories of some of those special cats.