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[#88] Vol. 26 No. 2, Spring/Summer 2015

"Message from the Director"
"Mingering Mike's Fantasia: Supersonic Dreams of Stardom Lost and Found" by Richard Harrington.
"Billy Tripps' Mindfield" by William L. Ellis.
"J.J. Cromer: An Artist Who Challenges the Viewer to Think" by Margaret Day Allen.
"Memphis Conference Brochure"
"Art Under Construction: The Visionary Art of Mary Paulsen " by Jay Althouse with photographs by Sally Albrecht
"Fire! The Resurrection of Mr. Imagination" by Ramona Austin.
"The Free Art Guy: John Summers" by Gary Monroe.
"Books Received" by Ann Oppenhimer.
"Slotin Auction Presents Folk Art's Founding Royalty" by Tina Cox.
"Obituary: Joe Morales 1939-2015" by Scott Rothstein.
"Letters and News"
"Calendar of Exhibitions"



Folk Art Society Wins Awards

The Folk Art Society has won three awards in the Virginia Professional Communicators 2015 Contest:

  • First Place - Folk Art Messenger, for magazine, newsletter or non-newspaper, for non-profit, governmental or educational publications.
  • Second Place - for the Columbus Conference brochure, and Honorable Mention - for the website, www.folkart.org, in the same category.
  • The First Place winner will go on to compete in the National Federation of Presswomen contest later in the summer.

The Folk Art Messenger won Honorable Mention in the National Federation of Presswomen Contest July 2015.

CALENDAR: Opening Soon

"Texas Folk Art"
Opens Saturday, September 12, 2015
3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
"Georgia’s Girlhood Embroidery: “Crowned with Glory and Immortality”"
Opens Thursday, October 1, 2015
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602
"A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America"
Opens Thursday, October 1, 2015
120 W Gasparilla Plaza
Tampa, FL 33602