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Creative Arts Newsletter in Print

Posted on Jul 20, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

I have started passing out copies of a printed newsletter for the Columbus area.

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columbus arts newsletter

Writing Samples

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jun 4, 2003

Writing samples on the Shawn Olson Artistic Network

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writing, poetry, essay, fiction, stories, journalism

New Age Art

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Apr 25, 2013

Art projects classified as new age art.

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New Age Art

Evolution of an idea

Posted on Aug 15, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Images of an evolving graphic concept utilizing layers in Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

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evolving idea, creativity, graphic design, false tesselations

Subjects in the Classroom and Life

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A discussion on the utilitarian value of the subjects our schools teach. This editorial on education was one of the last pieces Shawn Olson printed as a Messenger writer.

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educational subjects, subject relevance in education

Information Overload

An Over-Abundance of Information in the Information Age
Posted on Apr 4, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

An essay on the trends on the Internet that cause an explosion of information that is often antithetical to the ideals of democracy and progress. This essay cautions parents, teachers and community leaders to be wary of every emerging media outlet.

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internet, society, media, information, data, knowledge

Creative Discoveries

Posted on Mar 5, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

A design of a star burning through a nebula composed in Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

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creative discoveries, solar flare, digital art, computer graphics, corel photopaint

Computer Art

Posted on Dec 12, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011
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Samples of my art designed on a computer.

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computer art, computer graphics, corel draw photopaint 8 10

Educational Inflation

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A critique of the value of educational diplomas.

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high school diploma, college graduation, intellectual certification, educat
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