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NEWS Capital City Weekly From January through December, there was rarely a lull in the artistic life of Southeast. In 2009, our region welcomed new performers and artists to the spotlight, and some venerable local artists reached high points of their careers. In the course of the year, The Capital City Weekly interviewed artists old and young, experienced and the novice. Seen together, these representatives of Southeast's large artistic communities begin to paint a picture of the vibrant contemporary culture of our region.

Creative community members spice up Southeast life

The Next Generation: UAS Art Department: Boni Parker is one of thirty-five students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts program at the University of Alaska Southeast. The degree has only been offered at UAS for two years. The department currently offers classes in ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, art history, Northwest Coast arts and basic design.
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The Next Generation: UAS Art Department: Boni Parker is one of thirty-five students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts program at the University of Alaska Southeast. The degree has only been offered at UAS for two years. The department currently offers classes in ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, art history, Northwest Coast arts and basic design. "Right now, it's kind of hoppin'," said ceramics professor Jeremy Kane. "We have a really focused group of students. They're causing each other to be excited."
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