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My Novel: Our War--Inspiration; October 2011, Thelma Golden by Cara Schingeck
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Tacoma’s Art Slam was a great thing that did not happen this year but this portrait that I did of this great woman Thelma Golden reminded me of a young artist from 2010 Tacoma Art Slam and so I share with you hear them all—they are all so good or go to 18 minutes to hear her poetry 2010 Art Slam spoken word artist, Deborah Renee-Greatness 18:02
What is an Art Slam? In a fast-paced format, a selection of work by local visual and performing artists is projected on the big screen, set to a soundtrack of musical accompaniment. Live dance, music, and spoken word performances is interspersed between segments of the show. Artists of all mediums and genres show their work, ranging from the very accomplished to the up and coming.

I showed some of my work from the Our War series at Art Slam as well “View the 2010 Art Slam by clicking here”: http://cms.cityoftacoma.org/CEDD/TacomaCulture/...

In, October 2011, I viewed a TED Talk of Thelma Golden, curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, in which she talks about “*three recent shows that explore how art examines and redefines culture. The “post-black” artists she works with are using their art to provoke a new dialogue about race and culture — and about the meaning of art itself.*”

Inspired by her words, seeking truth and honesty in my own work as an artist I created her portrait the same day I viewed her talk.

Mixed media: mechanical pencil .5mm, ink: Sharpie pen ink, and General’s pastel chalk pencil, Primsacolor colorless blender on bond paper

I searched for more of her words of wisdom…

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  • Cara Schingeck
    Cara Schingeckabout 3 years ago

    Thelma Golden inspired me, she helped me find my hand again—as an artist this in so small thing

  • leapdaybride
    leapdaybrideabout 3 years ago
  • Thank you for featuring my portrait of Thelma Golden in FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

    – Cara Schingeck

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesabout 3 years ago

  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHesseabout 3 years ago

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  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHesseabout 3 years ago

    Wonderfully expressive work.

  • Thank you

    – Cara Schingeck

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaabout 3 years ago


    Excellent Image!
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  • Thank you for featuring my artwork in The Group and for your kind comment too

    – Cara Schingeck

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 3 years ago

    congratulations for your well deserved feature in the GROUP !!!
    my best, francis.

  • Thank you!

    – Cara Schingeck

  • ChasSinklier
    ChasSinklierabout 3 years ago

    Congrats on Your Feature in The Best of Red Bubble ~:0)

    FEATURED on 7 December, 2011

  • Thank you for featuring my work in The Best of Redbubble

    – Cara Schingeck

  • CRose
    CRoseabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations on a well-deserved Feature!
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  • Thank you for featuring my work!

    – Cara Schingeck

  • Cara Schingeck
    Cara Schingeckabout 3 years ago

    Tacoma’s Art Slam was a great thing that did not happen this year but this portrait that I did of this great woman Thelma Golden reminded me of a young artist from 2010 Tacoma Art Slam and so I share with you hear them all—they are all so good or go to 18 minutes to hear her poetry “2010 Art Slam spoken word artist, Deborah Renee-Greatness 18:02”: http://cms.cityoftacoma.org/CEDD/TacomaCulture/...
    What is an Art Slam? In a fast-paced format, a selection of work by local visual and performing artists is projected on the big screen, set to a soundtrack of musical accompaniment. Live dance, music, and spoken word performances is interspersed between segments of the show. Artists of all mediums and genres show their work, ranging from the very accomplished to the up and coming.
    I showed some of my work from the Our War series at Art Slam as well “View the 2010 Art Slam by clicking here”: http://cms.cityoftacoma.org/CEDD/TacomaCulture/...

  • I love my community! They are so creative, strong and talented. What great group of people all around me who inspire me every day!!

    – Cara Schingeck

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