Love at Second Sight then a Wedding at the Brooks!

Shanea and David first met in passing as students at the University of Memphis; however, it was not until years later before this couple had their first date. After finishing pharmacy school, Shanea moved to Indianapolis, while David remained in Memphis following law school to begin his practice. By chance, Shanea and David where both attending a birthday celebration in Memphis and it was truly “love at second sight.” David says “I was simply astonished by her poise, personality,... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Monday, April 23, 2012
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Sketching at the Brooks: An Artist's Perspective

Suddenly I had a small audience that burst into applause. On Friday, March 9th, two days before the end of the excellent exhibition Armed + Dangerous: Art of The Arsenal at the Brooks, I went in with my sketch book and trusty 2mm 4B Mechanical Pencil, borrowed a canvas saddle chair from the front desk, and planted myself in front of a 16th century suit of German jousting armor. Just as I began some preliminary lines for a drawing, a family with six brown-haired boys walked in... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Friday, April 20, 2012
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Brooks Uncorked Pics!

Check out all of the photos from last night's big party on the Brooks Flickr page ! Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Saturday, April 14, 2012
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Spotlight On: Our Lady of Sorrows School, 5th and 6th Grade ABC Program Experience

Some of my fondest memories of elementary and middle school include the art projects that went along with the most interesting units that my favorite teachers thought up – the same teachers that inspired me to go into education myself. As a first year educator, I was daunted with the task of creating not only engaging standards-based lessons, but also incorporating art into what my students were doing in the classroom. Participating in the ABC (Art and the Basic Curriculum)... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Thursday, April 12, 2012
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