The art of activism: UNCA’s Art Fest focuses on social change

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Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Clarissa Sligh, “Self-Portrait as Red-Crown Crane, 2007”
This year, UNCA’S Arts Fest is centered on the theme “Arts for Social Change” and features activist artists Clarissa Sligh, David LaMotte and David Hess.




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