Janine is a distinguished artist whose work is influenced by the knots os sycamore trees is creative and features a new and innovative use of up-cycled sawdust, acrylic polymers, and pigments to create hanging 3D interactive sculptures.
A painter and tattoo artist with an authentic, honest nature, JJ immediately sets people at ease. What are his insights after interpreting so many peoples’ lives and desires through art? About J.J. An accomplished painter whose work is featured frequently at art shows and in publications throughout the state, JJ has embraced a new medium
Painting and music merge in an explosive two-part finale – “Behold the Dreamer” followed by “The Ambiguous Reality.” An original soundscape created just for TEDxGreenville! About Rick A native of Greenville, South Carolina, Ric Standridge has left his mark in Upstate South Carolina’s community as the founder of South Carolina Children’s Theatre and as a
Jody Servon doesn’t go into the studio by herself to create works of her own imaginings. Her art is woven by the people she meets, connecting within clever scenarios that spur insight and humor. An associate professor at Appalachian State, she tells us about one project which she’s conducted 12 times at different locations in
About Vinnie Vinnie Angel is an artist/filmmaker best known for putting “the men back in menstruation” as the creator of Vinnie’s Tampon Cases. His ongoing societal interventions employ creative strategies to subversively snag young people into engaging in transformative dialogs about entrenched social issues. www.vinnieangel.com
kART Across America came about out of an idea to get America back to its roots. We get caught up in red and blue states, black and white, rich and poor. But at the root of us all is an art. Some sort of creative expression. So, we set out to discover that.
Discordia is an unlikely duo. Formed in 2010, Discordia consists of musician Robert Gowan of Wasted Wine and dancer Brandy White of Belly Muse of Greenville, SC. The two create an unusual, yet harmonious, pairing of dance and music sure to appeal to the eyes and ears of adventurous audiences.
Curcio is an editorial and commercial photographer in Upstate, SC. He got his start as a photojournalist before traveling the country capturing America for community publications. When he’s not shooting on assignment he can be found working on personal projects and leading photo workshops. This video includes photographs taken by Ian during the TEDxGreenville event,
Team Say What: Ashley Carter, Antonio Mack, Cameren Jones, Robert Mullins, Marcus Turner, Quinten Belcher; Team Say Word: Tashe Hicklin, Hayle Oswell, Rasheen Richardson, Phoneesa Jackson, Rashad Gault, Marlanda Dekine.
How can we explore the impossible and learn through do-acracy. TimTV literally walks on glass. About Tim (Known to earthlings as “TimTv.”) As the light inside his head grew, he came to realize that it was the swirling pool of magnificent dreams and visions that the Universe, in its cosmic grace had revealed, and the