‘Art on the Fringe’ featured in the Springfield News-Leader

Great three-page feature in the Springfield News-Leader by Ed Peaco appeared on the cover of the Sunday Life section. To write such an extensive article, Ed interviewed many artists who have worked on collaborative projects with the ideaXfactory and has attended many of our events. You can read full story on-line with additional photos at … Read More

Yarn bombers make colorful statement

Great front page story in the Springfield NewsLeader by Kathryn Wall about the yarn.bombers from ideaXfactory. Click here to go the NewsLeader’s on-line version with photo gallery and video links. Thanks Springfield NewsLeader!

KOLR-TV – Valentine’s Day yarn bomb

Watch this KOLR10 story about the St. Valentine’s Day yarn-bombing of The Tumbler sculpture on the Square. Morning reporter Nathan Vickers came down to the ideaXfactory to watch the yarn.bombers preparing for an afternoon bombing. He was a great sport, even as he got yarn bombed in pink and red hearts! Nathan Vickers, is the … Read More

Creative Placemaking from the Heart

Opinion column for the Springfield Business Journal       Recent opinion column for the Springfield Business Journal references a local locksmith’s suggestions for public art and the need to use collaborations between local artists, cultural organizations and business to revitalize neighborhoods and make cities more friendly and livable. These are the strategies we are … Read More