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Formal Introduction


The second-floor painting studio at Creative Arts Workshop is a cavernous room with concrete floors and a patchwork of white wallboard. Slanted skylights let in the light of dusk. At…

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A Kick in the Paints

Kwadwo Adae and student

I met with artist and instructor Kwadwo Adae at his Adae Fine Art Academy on Chapel Street during one of the hottest days of the year. The urban asphalt baked in the sun. The air was thick and languorous. Everyone …

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Find It in Your Art

Creative Arts Workshop

The trappings of the visuals arts—paintbrushes, pottery wheels, fancy cameras, tiny glass beads—have always made me nervous. “I’m not very artistic,” I say. “It’s not one of my talents.”

The people at the Creative Arts Workshop beg to differ. And …

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