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Dennis Scholl

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    Miami-based visual artist Jillian Mayer has hit it big. Her short film Scenic Jogging is being showcased in YouTube Play: A Creative Video Biennial, a special exhibit at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, which will also be seen at the Guggenheim museums in Bilbao, Berlin, and Venice....
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    While visiting San Jose I was able to visit the artist residency program at the Montalvo Arts Center. Set on a 350-acre estate just southwest of San Jose, it is a multidisciplinary program that includes a culinary residency! I've often wondered why the culinary arts aren't included in more fine...
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    As part of the Knight national art program I've been traveling around to the eight Knight resident cities (Akron, Charlotte, Detroit, Macon, Miami, Philadelphia, Saint Paul and San Jose). This week found me in San Jose for the launch of the ZERO1 Biennial, an exhibition that melds art and technology,...
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    Davis Guggenheim, Oscar winning director of global warming documentary An Inconvenient Truth has set his sights on his next topic - the sad state of K-12 education in America. Waiting for Superman opens Sept 24, but Dennis Scholl, Knight’s vice president of the arts and Miami program director, recently had...
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    By Dennis Scholl, vice president/arts and Miami program director I’m in Akron today, announcing more than $700,000 for arts projects that enrich and engage the community, as part of our national arts program. The largest grant – for $200,000 – is to renovate and expand the Summit Artspace, in order...