This exhibition offers a rare and in-depth look at some of its celebrated offerings, including works from self-taught basket-maker Susan Wise, modernist-influenced ceramic vessels from blind artist Kristi Dean, strangely evocative clay structures from Sylvia Fragoso, detailed painted silk wall hangings by Jean Mc Elvane, as well as a selection of quilts including works by Alice Sampson. In a unique open studio environment, and with the guidance of qualified staff, NIAD artists acquire new skills in artistic practice and in independent living.Frequently remarkable, surprising and engaging, NIAD artwork has become a highlight of the Richmond art scene and has received recognition from the national artistic community. Expect an exhilarating arrangement of artwork, media, and styles in our annual, nonjuried members show. Potter (1976–82)Gail Kobe (1982–86)Joe Willmore (1986–87)Robert Calhoun (1987–91)Jill Farren Phelps (1991–95)Michael Laibson (1995–96)Paul Rauch (1996–2002)John Conboy (2002–04)Ellen Wheeler (2004–09)Template: Italic title Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light before 1975, or simply GL) is an American daytime television drama that is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest running drama in television, running for 57 years from June 30, 1952 to September 18, 2009, following the 15-year radio run.
Richmond’s NIAD Art Center has been helping artists with disabilities produce craft objects and contemporary art for more than thirty years. About NIAD Art Center Since 1982, NIAD’s visual art program has promoted meaningful independent living by artists with disabilities—while its artists create remarkable contemporary art.It is also among the longest running broadcast programs in history of any kind, across radio media for 15 years, and then television media for 57 years, being first broadcast five days after President Franklin D. It aired on radio from January 25, 1937, to June 29, 1956, and debuted on CBS Television on June 30, 1952 running for 57 years.The series was expanded from 15 minutes to a half hour in 1968, and then to a full hour on November 7, 1977.John Ruthledge, a major character when The Guiding Light debuted in 1937, that family and residents could see as a sign for them to find help when needed.On March 27, 2009, Guiding Light competed against Passionate Dreams in a matchup, but Guiding Light lost in a 74-60 score to Passionate Dreams.