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News & Blogs

The following are links to selected news and blogs focused on innovation and the Creative Arts:

Creative Arts News Sites
  • Art in America - An online magazine providing news and information on Art in America.
  • Art Business NewsAimed at more than 20,000 art industry professionals including artists, galleries, and art collectors.
  • The Art Newspaper - Reporting on old art, new art, decorative art, the commercial and the non-commercial world or art.
  • Artsy - For art lovers, museum-goers, patrons, collectors, students, and educators to discover, learn about art.
  • BBC: Art & Artists - BBC news and articles about Art and Artists.
  • Digital Art Providing comprehensive coverage of the art of graphic design, 3D, animation, video, effects, web and interactive design.
  • Open Culture - Curated daily news items and links to the best cultural and free educational resources on the web.
  • SC Arts Alliance - State and national news about creative arts activities.
  • SC Arts Hub - Information and news about the arts in South Carolina.
  • Smithsonian Magazine - Latest articles on Art & Culture.


Local News Sites
* Manning Times - Archive of selected news articles about the Lake Marion Artisans.

Creative Arts Blogging Sites

  • ArtistsNetwork - Top art blogs from the ArtistsNetwork, connecting artists with new ideas, inspiration, instruction, technology, and other resources.
  • Art.Com Blog - Providing creative home décor tips, interesting ways to work art into your home, and selected artist interviews.
  • The Southern - Art Blog - A blog on recent works and activities of artists in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • CB Creative BloQ - Blogs focused on Creative Art and Inspiration.
  • Computer Arts Blog - Providing creative opinions and guidance about web design, graphic design, 3D art, and more.
  • Creator's Project - Blogs for artists across multiple disciplines who are using technology in innovative ways to push the boundaries of creative expression.
  • Design Observer Blog - Blogs on creative art & design and our changing culture.
  • TED Blogs - Ideas worth spreading by artists that are posted on the Technology, Entertainment  & Design (TED) blogging site.
* Also, check out the Summerton SC Blog

Artisans are skilled craft workers who make or create things by hand that may be functional or decorative, e.g. furniture, paintings, sculptures, clothing, jewellery. Artisans practicing a craft, may through experience and aptitude, reach the expressive levels of a skilled artist.

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