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POBA IS WHERE THE ARTS LIVE!
POBA | Where the Arts Live is a non-profit online hub that celebrates the creative works of exceptional contemporary artists – known and unknown – who died without recognition of the full measure of their talents or legacies. Across genres and media, these works inspire and enliven us all. POBA showcases, promotes, and preserves the legacies of these artists through its displays and promotions on our site. And, through tangible services, POBA assists collectors, estates, and working artists in managing their collections for future preservation, viewing, and value.
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Remembering our Inspiration on his BirthdaySeptember 4, 2020
Recently we came across this article about the allure of pencils highlighting a book titled Pencils You Should Know, and it sparked thoughts about Jamie Bernard, the inspiration behind POBA|Where the Arts Live. Today would have been Jamie’s 33rd birthday. Colored pencils were one of Jamie’s preferred mediums. And clearly Jamie had a unique relationship with […]