Tag Archives: Sarah Crooks Flaire

Sarah Crooks, Photo by Natalie McCray

Sarah Crooks Chats About Decent; Dissent; Descend: Into the Springs of RED Pearl River at Jax Makerspace

The turning of the New Year inspires rebirth, renewal and rediscovery through a cleansing of the spirit and affecting positive change. To get the year started off fresh, explore personal agency and the healing power of water with ecofeminist artist who will be hosting a creative engagement workshop Jan. 12 at the . Participants will create a personal narrative drawing in mixed media illustrating their own story using recycled materials. Crooks based the concept for the workshop on her own tapestry drawing entitled “Decent; Dissent; Descend: Into the Springs of RED Pearl River,” the fourth and final tapestry drawing of …

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Sarah Crooks-Flaire Ornament on Display at President’s Park

A noted environmental artist and certified Florida Master Naturalist, Sarah Crooks-Flaire has created an ornament for the Holiday Display at President’s Park in Washington, DC, as part of the National Park Services’ National Park Foundation tribute to the upcoming National Park Centennial in 2016. The ornament display honors the holidays and the collective celebration of the 93rd lighting of the National Christmas Tree. The goal was to design an ornament to create a connection to and share the natural environment, culture, and history of our National Parks. Sarah expresses her deep sense of spiritual ecology and love of the natural …

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Year Of The River: ENVIROFEST

The Year of the River is an initiative by bringing together more than 50 institutions to raise awareness of the St. Johns River as the “cultural current” of our city and an important driver for economic development, recreation, tourism and quality of life throughout Northeast Florida. @CulturalFusionJax #yotr One of the most unique collaborations surrounding the lineup of activities is the , a family friendly event centered on raising environmental awareness through the arts, education, and music. This event is a partnership between the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens and the City of Jacksonville’s Environmental Protection Board, which develops …

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Art in the Park – Hemming Park, That Is

WaterSpirit Rises, Part IV Hemming Park exploded on a Saturday in early May with colorful art and cultural activities sponsored by . Events sparked creativity and participation by children and adults during a free day of fun with some of the best of the city’s cultural organizations. People of all ages came by car, bus, bicycle, skyway, river taxi and on foot. A jam-packed day of exciting events were mirrored at , where the  at  took place and around the bend of the river even more events and activities at . A key live performance and participatory event featured a …

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Art in the Park + MOSH + RAM

Hemming Park is exploding with art all over the park on Saturday, May 2, sponsored by . From 10 am to 3 pm, children and adults are invited to a free day of fun with the best of the city’s cultural organizations offering live performances, participatory events and even a water spirit emerging thanks to artist . Come along any way you wish – by bicycle, skyway, river taxi or walk the bridges. Just be there for a jammed pack day of exciting events over at , too, where the  at  or around the bend at  for more food, fun …

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Mystery in the Mouth: Sarah Crooks Flaire’s The Oyster & I

Recognized for years as someone who cares about our river, its tributaries, estuaries, and canals, nationally known artist and Jacksonville resident  developed a fantastic magical mystery tour to bring about awareness of our most precious resource, the . She was awarded a major grant by  and the  for the community-based, complex, and fun event. A creative force and long-time pre- artist, her’s was the first at the corner of Rosselle and King streets with a beautiful, multi-story art studio in the decades old building that once was a 7-UP manufacturing plant. She shares this old concrete building, now a beautiful …

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