Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Marginal Arts Festival Recap

Hello Everyone!

The festival was a blast! If you're interested in seeing more pictures of the events, visit our facebook page or marginalarts.com Otherwise, scroll down for some photographs from the festival.
















Monday, March 25, 2013

Lycee Courses Canceled for Monday

Hello MAFers,

Due to the weather, all Lycee Marginal courses scheduled for today (Monday, March 25) will be rescheduled for Thursday and Friday. Tuesday and Wednesdays schedules are the same for now, and Thursday and Friday will be sorted out later. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Final Countdown!!

Seven days until the Marginal Arts Festival! Still not sure about where and when to go? Head on down to the official MAF website for details on Lycee Events, Exhibitions, the Carnival and Parade, and much much more!!

Lycee activities include...

Monday- March 25

  • "Experimental Writing and Publishing" with Olchar E. Lindsann- 9:00-10:15am (Community High School)
  • "Wanderlust": a lecture on photography with Christine Carr- 9:00-10:30am (Community High School)
  • "Shirts and Swag- Silk Screening Workshop" with Rob Humphries and Warren Fry- 9:00-11:30am (Max Mitchell's Studio)
  • "Break Dancing" with Josh Brammer- 12:00-1:00pm (16 West Market Place)
  • "Cheese Making" with Mark Linson-11:00am-12:00pm (16 West Market Place)
  • "Chapman Stick History and Workshop" with Charles Reynolds- 1:30-2:30pm (Community High School)
  • "Quiet Active Meditation: Drawing for Stress and Pain Relief/Management" with Billy Bob Beamer- 12:30-1:30pm (Community High School)
  • "Setting as a Factor in Performance Art" with Celine Anderson- 1:30-3:00pm (Community High School)
Tuesday- March 26
  • "Handwriting Analysis" with Rachel Brausen- 9:00-11:00am (Community High School)
  • "DIY Instruments" with Another Roadside Attraction- 12:30-1:30pm (16 West Market Place)
  • "The World's Most Perfectly Formed Midget Wrestler" with Brian Sieveking- 12:30-1:30pm (16 West Market Place)
  • "Guernica Face-off" with Brian Counihan and Scott Crawford- 7:00-8:00pm (16 West Market Place)
Wednesday- March 27
  • "SCA's Artisan's Row" with Society for Creative Anarchism's Barony of the Black Diamond- 5:00-8:00pm (Community High School)
  • "Complex Patterns and Rules Drawing Workshop" with Safia Yonker- 9:00-10:00am (Community High School)
  • "Radical Cultures Fermentation Workshop" with Robin Knapmeyer- 10:30-11:30am (Community High School)
  • "Transforming Local Landscapes through Art and Culture" with Brian McConell- 10:30-11:00am (Community High School)
  • "I'm From Hollywood" - 12:20-2:00pm (Community High School)
  • "Pulp Fiction: Roanoke PULP and PAPER" with Josh Chapman and Mike Allen- 2:00-3:00pm (Community High School)
For directions and a description of each workshop, visit the Marginal Arts Festival website.


See you there!!

Come Make a Float!!

To anyone and everyone: the MAF Parade is in 10 days, and there are still floats that need to be finished. If helping to make clown shoes or a giant sugar skull interests you, come on down to Art Rat Studios and fling some paint! (Comment for instructions)

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

A Call for Entries

Wrestling fan? Check out this MAF call for entries!

Instructions:   "As part of the Marginal Arts Festival's wrestling themed exhibit "Melee on Market Street" an open call is being issued for people to draw, from memory, their favorite wrestler from child-(or adult)-hood. The aim is to construct a large scale memory quilt-like drawing of Roanoke's most beloved grapplers as part of the exhibit at 108 Market Street. Drawings should be approximately 8" x 10" , black and white or color is acceptable. During the Festival a drawing area will be provided at the Festival headquarters located in 16 West Marketplace on Church Ave. For further information email The Curator at bsieve@cox.net"

Monday, March 4, 2013

A Call for Entries

Calling all illustrators!! The 48 hour, pulp fiction, novel writing contest is coming up and we want YOU to design the cover! Check out the poster below for more details!!