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10 Questions courtesy of our friends at the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Thony Aiuppy is a practicing visual artist and an art educator. He is also a husband and father of three children.  He and his family live in the . Making Springfield home for he and his family was an intentional act after previously residing in both and . The diversity of the area appealed to Thony, as did the urban neighborhood’s history. In his blog Thony has said the following about Springfield: “This is the setting for which my journey starts in regards to the story of the work …

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Heart of Butter, the Sugar Uncoating: Exhibition by Madeleine Peck Wagner

OPENING RECEPTION: July 10, 7-10 pm EXHIBITION DATES: July 9-14, 2015 Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah GALLERY HOURS: Thursday (by appointment), Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 1-5 pm   presents Heart of Butter, the Sugar Uncoating by MFA candidate . These investigative drawings and sculptures examine ideas of beauty, power, trickery, fatness, and ugliness; and how those notions intersect. Here, Peck Wagner mines her own experiences in order to reconcile perceptions of the inner and outer self. This willingness to engage in an extended conversation around absurdity, discomfort, and the extraordinary is, at its core, an emotionally tangled call for compassion cloaked in the tropes …

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Hominid: Jacksonville Native’s Short Film is Not About Bigfoot

Like many aspiring filmmakers, Jacksonville native has been behind a camera since childhood. A recent graduate of the film program at , his senior thesis project is , a short film based on the legend of Bigfoot—but don’t say that out loud. “When I tell people it’s about Bigfoot they kind of say, ‘Oh. Interesting.’” Suttles says. “But in the movie, the characters don’t refer to it as that, no one ever says ‘We’re goin’ Squatchin’!’ It’s more about the practical ramifications of that possibility.” He settled on the topic because he found it to be just pithy enough to …

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