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Rebmaettleweg 4
Kandern, 79400
Germany

+49.7626.977.002

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About

Imagine a place where dreaming big is encouraged!
A place with lots of space, where one can explore and find hidden treasures just waiting to be used to create something special. The Art Factory, in Kandern, Germany is such a place. It is here that paintings, set designs, ceramics and much more become a reality at the hands of their creators. It is a place to discover and strengthen the abilities and talents that God has given each person.

HISTORY

The Art Factory Corp is a dedicated group of artists  which was formed in 2010 for the purpose of investing time, energy and opportunities into the lives of emerging artists.  We also seek to enliven, rejuvenate, and restore communities world wide via the Arts in  particular Visual Arts.  Based in the Black Forest region of southwest Germany, near to the borders of Switzerland and France, our organization, The Art Factory, seeks to bring emerging artists together from around the world, who will engage in their culture and community, through their art form.  We encourage community involvement and learning.
Acknowledging that visual artists need space, connection with other artists, and good exposure to their world and community, the Holladays (Rick and Mary Beth) set out to find a location where these needs could begin to be realized.  An abandoned roof tile factory in Kandern, Germany was purchased privately by the Holladays and offers 27,000 square feet (2400 m2) of raw space and potential for artists.

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THE HOLLADAYS

Rick and Mary Beth are paid staff of The Art Factory, and oversee volunteers and future staff who come to work with The Art Factory.  They were on staff with a large Christian organization from 1978-2010.  They have lived and worked at Penn State University, Cornell University, Vilnius, Lithuania and Kandern, Germany.  Rick has his BFA in Graphic Design from Oregon State University. Mary Beth's degree is in Recreational Therapy.  The Holladays have four daughters, one son-in-law and a cat named Mufasa. The Art Factory Corp is a non-profit faith informed Arts Endeavor in Europe.

CONTACT US

The Holladays
Rebmaettleweg 4
79400 Kandern, Deutschland (Germany)

Tel. +49.7626.977.002
Handy: +49.160.775.6651

mbholladay@gmail.com
rickholladay@gmail.com

The Art Factory is a registered organization in the state of Oregon.  EIN 27-3334685
501 (c) (3)  since 2010

 

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