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WORD AND IMAGE GALLERY EXHIBIT – OPENING CLAIRE OWEN AND MICHELLE CASTLEBERRY MAY 6 – 25
May 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Michelle Castleberry’s (Philadelphia, PA) work has appeared in publications including Umbrella, Poemeleon, The Anthology of Southern Poetry: Vol. V – Georgia, The Chattahoochee Review, Freezeray, Flycatcher, and Philadelphia Stories. Her first book Dissecting the Angel and Other Poems was selected as a finalist in poetry for the 50th annual Georgia Author of the Year award. She has completed a chapbook of poems based on the Hyrtl Skulls in Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum. In January 2018, she was awarded a two-year Fellowship with The Makery of the Hindman Settlement School in Kentucky. Michelle is also a clinical social worker in northeast Georgia. www.michellecastleberry.com.
Claire Owen (Philadelphia, PA): After earning a graduate degree in printmaking from Rochester Institute of Technology, Claire moved to Philadelphia and established Turtle Island Press for the production of limited edition visual artist books. These editions are represented by library and museum collections throughout the country, including the Library of Congress, The National Gallery, Princeton University, Yale University, Harvard University, and The Victoria and Albert Museum. Although her academic training was in the Fine Arts, she has pursued a professional career in studio art, and has been writing short stories and poems for most of her adult life. All of her work has been in the development of strong narrative, and a love of language. Claire began studying poetry with the late AV Christie almost ten years ago, and for the last year has continued working with a group of poets “The Tenth Sky Poets,” who were also her students. In May, she received a Merit Award from the Atlanta Review in the International Poetry Competition. Website: www.cotip.net.
$3 suggested donation. Students are free.
- May 6, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
- 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY, 13846, United States
94 Church St
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