Omi International Arts Center http://wamc.org en Art Omi Weekend 2014 http://wamc.org/post/art-omi-weekend-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.artomi.org/">Omi</a><a href="http://www.artomi.org/"> International Arts Center</a> in Ghent, NY is a not-for-profit arts organization with residency programs for international visual artists, writers, translators, musicians, and dancers. Omi seeks to foster an environment of creative exploration and exchange, professional opportunity and exposure, and a stylistically and culturally diverse community for creative artists from around the world.</p><p>30 artists from 24 countries have been at Art Omi for the past 4 weeks and their visual arts residency culminates with Art Omi Weekend on July 12-13 (that’s this coming weekend).</p><p>Here to tell us more about the work they’re doing at Art Omi and about Art Omi weekend are Ruth Adams, Director of Omi, and artists <a href="http://www.tarohattori.com/">Taro Hattori</a>, <a href="http://www.iragallery.com/">Ira Eduardovna</a>, and <a href="http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lara_Baladi">Lara Baladi</a>.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94431 at http://wamc.org Art Omi Weekend 2014 Lawrence Benenson - “Vote for Me and I’ll Set You Free" http://wamc.org/post/lawrence-benenson-vote-me-and-i-ll-set-you-free <p>Ever since the establishment of our democracy, citizens of the United States have demonstrated both pleasure and disgust with their government by exercising their right to vote.</p> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 17:10:00 +0000 Bob Barrett 52693 at http://wamc.org