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In this photo taken Jan. 7, 2020, British artist Simon Beck, left, and a volunteer put the final touches on a geometrical snow drawing on a frozen reservoir near Silverthorne, Colo. Beck says he hopes his art makes people more aware of the beauty of the environment. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

Artist uses snow as canvas for massive geometrical designs

Jan. 16, 2020 1:07 AM EST

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (AP) — Simon Beck carefully plots his course before shuffling through a windswept snowfield high in the Rocky Mountains. Using a compass, snowshoes and his background as a cartographer and competitive orienteer, the 61-year-old British artist and a handful of volunteers recently tromped...

A man stands in front of a poster created by artist Tomoko Konoike, one of 20 posters officially selected for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The official posters are out for this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The 20 posters have been created by 19 artists in fields ranging from painting, graphic design, and photography. Calligraphy and Japanese manga are also represented. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Avant-garde posters unveiled as Tokyo Olympics near

Jan. 6, 2020 6:14 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The official posters are out for this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The 20 posters have been created by 19 artists in fields ranging from painting, graphic design and photography. Calligraphy and Japanese manga are also represented. Manga is the Japanese art of comics and cartooning,...

This Dec. 21, 2019 photo shows the entrance an art instillation by artist Bruce Munro, made up of 58,000 shimmering flower-like lights in the rolling hills of Paso Robles, Calif., called the

As lights dance Sensorio artist sees nature, people interact

Dec. 31, 2019 2:01 PM EST

PASO ROBLES, Calif. (AP) — It's an art installation, sure. But the internationally acclaimed artist who created the interactive work “Field of Light at Sensorio” in California sees it as much more than that. It is, says Bruce Munro, a conduit of sorts allowing its viewer to better commune...

The Women of Perryville Prison Art Show is currently on display on Dec. 12, 2019, at Coffee XChange, 6841 E. Camino Principal, Tucson, featuring work by prisoners or recently those recently released from incarceration. (Kelly Presnell/Arizona Daily Star via AP)

Artwork behind bars helps female inmates to cope, grow

Dec. 21, 2019 11:39 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Leora Sommer credits drawing for keeping her out of trouble, allowing for her early release from the state's prison for women. Sommer was released in October after serving two years for driving under the influence while her license was suspended for a previous DUI. While incarcerated,...

ADVANCE FOR PUBLICATION ON SATURDAY, DEC. 21, AND THEREAFTER - Kona Robertson focuses on her drawing during her Young Rembrandts course at South Canyon Elementary in Rapid City, S.D., on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (Adam Fondren/Rapid City Journal via AP)

Young Rembrandts franchise teaches art, brain skills

Dec. 21, 2019 1:01 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Kids in the Young Rembrandts program who spend their afternoons drawing take away much more than carefully colored pictures. They’re building brain skills. Young Rembrandts is a children’s art program that teaches more than 40,000 students each week through franchises...