Dominic Killiany Acrylic Painter – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

Dominic Killiany’s interpretation of the world reflects his knowledge of order, balance, symbols and symmetry with a touch of abstract expressionism in a symphony of color.

Dominic’s favorite subjects are African safari animals; lions, tigers, cheetahs, leopards, pumas – wild cats. He enjoys painting landscapes as well; including sunsets, cityscapes, trees, lampposts and scenic views of Boston. Orin Zucker of Ozone Animations captures Dominic’s work in a gorgeous montage of images.

For more about Dominic, visit:

https://dominicreations.com

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Blackstone Valley Quartet – Video 3 of 4 – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

The Blackstone Valley Quartet shares their third of four performances with us as part of ValleyCAST’s Virtual Art & Music Makers Festival!

For more information, visit:

https://blackstonevalleyquartet.com

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Madeleine Lord and her Donkey Sculpture – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

Madeline Lord is an artist who loves to create sculpture, big and small, out of found scrap metal. She scavenges metal waste yards in search of interesting finds. Madeleine’s work is gestural and dynamic and her subjects always meaningful and sometimes even comical.

Learn more about Madeleine and her work on her website:

https://www.mlordsculpts.com/about/​

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The Promise is Hope – Video 3 of 4 – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

This talented duo is back with their third set of incredible music for the ValleyCAST Virtual Art & Music Makers Festival.

An independent folk duo — and married couple — from the middle of Massachusetts. They’ve been making music since 2014, have released 2 full length albums, and have played hundreds of shows for people all over the country.

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Hip-Hop Rapper Serenity Jackson – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

ValleyCAST is proud to present another young star from Main Idea Youth & Arts in Worcester, MA. Serenity Jackson is a Hip hop/rapper, dancer, and aspiring model/actress. She was also Miss Worcester in 2019.

The last of 14 siblings, Serenity began rapping at age 5 and writes her own lyrics about family, kindness, compassion, and reaching for your dreams.

Subscribe to Serenity here –

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQVD9b6HRMvog-u7O2YR66Q

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Lisa Shea Cyanotypes – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

Learn the fascinating history of Cyanotypes, which pre-date photography, and learn how to create them yourself with artist and president of the Blackstone Valley Art Association, Lisa Shea.

For more information on Lisa’s cyanotypes, visit:

https://lisashea.com/cyanotype/

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Derrick TePaske Home Studio Tour – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

Derrick TePaske is a talented artist and his favorite medium is wood. He creates gorgeous works of art that make a statement. Derrick also has a wicked sense of humor!

Visit Derrick at:

https://derricktepaske.com

Thank you Lisa Shea for video taping Derrick!

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Blackstone Valley Quartet – Video 2 of 4 – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

The Blackstone Valley Quartet shares their second of four performances with us as part of our Art & Music Makers Festival!

Visit them at:

https://blackstonevalleyquartet.com

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Andy Volpe Artist Printmaker Living History Presenter – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

Andy Volpe is an artist, printmaker and living history presenter in Worcester, MA.

Andy’s studio is right here in the 1826 Red Brick Mill Building in the Whitin Mill Complex in Whitinsville, MA. He has been a resident artist with us for over 10 years!

Andy works on replicating Old Master (1440-1800) engravings and prints, using the same methods and materials. He also creates engraving prints for the Printing Office of Edes & Gill in Boston, works at the Museum of Printing in Haverhill, MA and does live presentations on ancient Roman 15th and 17th Century Arms & Armor at the Worcester Art Museum (Higgins Armory Collection). He does live presentations at area schools, colleges and libraries.

Learn more about Andy at:

https://www.andyvolpe.com

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Rick Russo The Ukulele Crooner – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

Rick Russo, The Ukulele Crooner with a voice “unspoiled” by Rock and Roll, has swooned audiences for years with his sweet, tremulous tenor and ethereal falsetto, accompanied by his lithesome strumming on the soprano ukulele.

Rick has been a featured performer at several Ukulele Hall of Fame Expos from New York to Santa Cruz in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. He was also a member of the Boston based Ukulele Noir troupe that entertained crowds in Cambridge.

Rick is exactly one half of the Providence, RI based duo “The Mai Tai Serenaders.”

To visit Rick’s page visit:

https://www.youtube.com/user/duffus27

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