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Commissioned through the Artworks for State Buildings program, the sonic plaza at East Carolina University's Joyner Library is the creation of internationally known sound artist Christopher Janney. The three-hundred-foot plaza contains columns that produce sounds as people walk by and activate electronic beams; a percussive water wall; a twelve-foot swirling circle of water vapor; and a clock tower.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p8, il
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The newest addition to the Art in the Park program at the North Carolina Zoological Park is a herd of sculptured bronze elephants weighing twelve tons. Created by Peter J. Woytuk, the elephants \"graze\" near the park's entrance. The art program is supported largely by donors. Long-term plans call for ninety more commissions, including visual art, music, and residencies.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p6, il
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4496
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Traditional musicians abound in the mountains. Seventeen-year-old Josh Goforth of Madison County is one example. He started playing the piano at age four and later mastered many instruments, including mandolin, banjo, guitar, and fiddle. He also writes music and plays in a number of bands. He plans to go to college to study music education, then return home to teach marching band.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p5, il
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Duck decoy carving has a long tradition in the Core Banks area. Jason Michels, 22, of Harkers Island, has been carving and painting decoys for the past five years. His skillful work has won him numerous local and national awards, including ones from the prestigious Ward World Championship Waterfowl Carving Championship, held in Maryland.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p3, il
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Charlotte's new Mint Museum of Craft + Design, located in the 1953 Montaldo's Building, opened in January 1999. The 82,000-square-foot structure was renovated through a $9.5 million grant from Bank of America. The museum features the state's craft traditions in furniture, ceramics, textiles, and studio glass through permanent collections and galleries housing changing exhibitions.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1999, p9, il