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Nonprofit Q&A: KALICO Art Center

Non-Profit Feature Go Local donates 3% of each issue’s advertising revenue to a local nonprofit organization. This issue supports KALICO Art Center. kalico art center Q&A with Alisha Shilling, founder and board chair. “Krusty” Overman teaching a screen printing...

Mom Interrupted

Field Notes MOM, INTERRUPTED Art was once her job. Now it’s Sharpie stains on the counter and too many pipe cleaners. BY ANGELA MILLER I ’m an artist. I’ve got a university diploma in a box somewhere, extensive work history as a graphic designer, and a portfolio of...

Krusty’s Stuff

krusty’s stuff One of our favorite local artists shares a few deets and doodles. SPARK INTERVIEW BY KATIE CANTRELL Full name:  Kristin French Overman Nickname: Krusty Source of Nickname: The amount of Aquanet on her punk hairdo in high school Born: Jersey Shore...

Making It

Headwaters Making it Illustration by Morgan Krieg   KIRK CORNELIUS O over the years, I have become comfortably confident in my ability to turn an idea into a thing. I have always given myself the license to pursue something interesting to see where it would lead,...

Let’s Talk About Boobs

SPARK LET’S TALK ABOUT BOOBS Grammy-nominated musician Erica von Kleist bares all. ANDREW KROP “M ultitalented jazz musician Erica von Kleist’s projects include the one-woman show BOOBS, which debuted last year in Whitefish, and her upcoming “zoomical.”...