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WORD AND IMAGE GALLERY EXHIBIT OPENING – ROY PURCELL AUG 5 – 24
August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taught by Master Writing Artist, Bertha Rogers: high-school writers and visual artists will create works based on stories told to them by NYS Veterans of war. These works will be brought to life by a national not for profit dance and arts organization, Lake Arts Project, directed by Milwaukee Ballet Master Teaching Artists. A poet and visual artist, Bertha Rogers has published more than 600 poems and translations in anthologies, including the recent (which she also edited) Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose by Bright Hill Poets & Writers and in other literary journals. Her published collections include Heart Turned Back (Salmon, Ireland); Even the Hemlock: Poems, Illuminations, Reliquaries; the forthcoming Wild; and several chapbooks. Her translation of Beowulf was published in 2000, and her translation with illuminations of the Anglo-Saxon Riddle-Poems from the Exeter Book, Uncommon Creatures, Singing Things, is out in 2018. She has won writing and visual arts awards and residency fellowships to the MacDowell Colony, Hawthornden International Writers Retreat, and others. Rogers’s paintings, illuminations, and artist’s books have been shown in more than 250 juried and solo shows throughout the US and abroad, and she has received several NYSCA Decentralization and NYFA grants for her interdisciplinary work, including a 2016 award for the second in her Natural Catskills series, “The Wild Ones: Creatures of the Catskills.” Rogers is a Master Teaching Artist; in 2007, the ATA conferred on her the Distinguished Service to the Arts in Education Field Award. She has edited more than 100 poetry and visual arts anthologies, and her writings on teaching and cultural diversity in arts education have been published in Open the Door, Education Week, the Poetry Foundation, and others.
- August 5
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
- 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY, 13846, United States
94 Church St
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