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Brown County Now and Then: The Art Colony Lives

Drive through Nashville, Indiana on a fall day and you’ll never guess that Brown County ever had a hard time bring people to the area. In part two of her Brown County: Now and Then, Yaël Ksander continues with the story of the rise, fall and rebirth of “The Art Colony of the Midwest.”

Yaël Ksander

WFIU's Arts Desk Editor, Yaël seeks out and shepherds the stories of artists, musicians, writers, and other creative people. In addition, Yaël co-hosts A Moment of Science, writes essays for A Moment of Indiana History, produces Speak Your Mind (WFIU's guest editorial segment), hosts music and news hours throughout the week, and lends her voice to everything from accounting courses to nature documentaries. Yaël holds a MFA in painting from Indiana University, an MA in art history from Columbia University, and a BA from the University of Virginia, where she studied languages and literature.

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