Sunday Soup at AVA

 

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I’m looking forward to spending more time with Randall Szott in the coming weeks and months. He proposed starting a quarterly Sunday Soup program at AVA Gallery and Art Center, and I can’t wait to be part of the process..

Sunday Soup is a community-based food and arts granting experience.

The first gathering is scheduled for Sunday, May 1 at 3pm, at AVA.

Please click here for complete details.

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The Road to Arrowhead

 

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I’m excited to share that my eighth book is now available on amazon.com.

Here’s the blurb:

The author flirts with darkness, inside and out, when an online order arrives haunted by yesterday’s horrors. This genre-bending book features 19 original artworks and a 3,000-word story to frame them.

Click here to learn more and see three sample images.

Click here to order your copy!!

 

Thank you – I hope you like it.

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2016 Best of the Upper Valley High School Exhibition

 

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Once again, I’m so happy to have been part of the team that organizes the Best of the Upper Valley High School Exhibition at AVA Gallery and Art Center. Now in its 8th year, it’s a highlight for teen artists throughout our region. This year’s show features works by 150 students from 17 public, private, and vocational high schools in northern Vermont and New Hampshire, and is sponsored entirely by local businesses that recognize how special it is for everyone.

The exhibition was reviewed in the Valley News, in an article titled Show of Optimism by Nicola Smith. Please click here to read it in full on the AVA website.

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Call for Entries: Whitefish Review Issue #19 — Change

 

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Whitefish Review is a nationally-acclaimed, non-profit journal publishing the distinctive literature, art, and photography of mountain culture. Author Doug Peacock has called it, “One of the most refreshing journals to hit the literary scene in years.”

Featuring established and emerging authors and artists, Whitefish Review weaves a diverse mix of stories, interviews and conversations along with a 16-page color art section.

Click here to learn more and to submit your work for consideration to the Whitefish Review.

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Issue #19 will be guest edited by Cristina Eisenberg.

In this issue of Whitefish Review we explore change and all it means today. We are seeking fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and art on the theme of change. We are especially looking for submissions about how people have responded to change, both personal and global, turned challenges into inspiration, found humor in even the most difficult times, and grown in the process. What do loose change, sex change, and menopause mean amid rising sea levels? What are we doing as world citizens, artists, and scholars to adapt to and mitigate global change? What are our sources of hope? What can we say about our society’s resistance to change?

Where do we find our wellspring of inspiration? And where are we to go from here?

Change has always been intrinsic to living. Most of us change our jobs, partners, houses, diet, hair, college major, and car multiple times during our life. Some of these changes are forced by circumstances beyond our control, others are our way of making intuitive and creative leaps, rebelling, finding our path and our bliss, taking wild chances, shifting gears. While not all such changes are easy, many lead to very positive outcomes in our lives.

However, we are also living in a time of vast, sweeping global change that is affecting every living being on Earth. The world is heating up, leading to what has become known as the Sixth Extinction. Against the backdrop of global change, our life choices take on even greater meaning. And we are learning that as a society, acknowledging such change entails saying goodbye on personal to global scales-and redefining ourselves and how we live and relate to all living beings.

Click here to learn more and to submit your work for consideration to the Whitefish Review.

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An Organic Palette Reviewed by Nicola Smith in the Valley News

 

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I’m delighted with insightful review that Nicola Smith wrote for the Valley News about my exhibition at Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems.

It’s such a wonderful feeling when a project connects, when there’s a shared moment of understanding.

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An Organic Palette Opens Friday at Vermont Law School

 

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An Organic Palette, my exhibition at Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, opens on Friday, 1/22/16. Please join us if you’re able. I’ll be displaying prints from three of my books Pop Art Vintage Tractors, An Organic Palette, and Cookbook 2314—providing an imaginative snapshot into  the past, present, and future of food production.

I’ll be giving an artist talk at 4pm in Oakes Hall, room 110. I have not publicly spoken about these books before, so it should be fun!

The opening reception is at 5pm in Oakes Hall.

164 Chelsea Street, South Royalton, Vermont

An Organic Palette is curated by Laura Di Piazza.

An Organic Palette has been selected to be part of the Vermont Arts Council’s Vermont Arts 2016 program.

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An Organic Palette Is Part of Vermont Arts 2016!

 

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I’m honored to share that my upcoming exhibition, An Organic Palette at the Vermont Law School Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, has been selected to be part of the Vermont Arts Council’s Vermont Arts 2016 campaign.

And if you’re in the area and can join us on Friday, January 22—please come be part of the Artist Talk (4pm) and Opening Reception (5pm) for An Organic Palette.

Vermont Law School’s Oakes Hall is located at 164 Chelsea Street, South Royalton, Vermont.

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An Organic Palette Exhibition at Vermont Law School

 

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Join Vermont Law School Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) in welcoming artist Adam Blue as he showcases prints and books in An Organic Palette. Blue’s work offers three distinct but related series on farming—Pop Art Vintage Tractors, An Organic Palette and Cookbook 2314. In this solo exhibition, Blue skillfully entwines tradition and modernity in his take on the ever-changing culture of food cultivation.

Curated by Laura Di Piazza.

January 22–March 4, 2016

Opening Reception and Artist TalkFriday, January 22, 2016 at 4pm.

Artist Talk4pm, Oakes Hall 110
Opening Reception5-6pm, Oakes Hall
Free and open to the public!

(Snowdate: February 5th)

164 Chelsea Street, South Royalton, Vermont

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Salon Covers Whitefish Review David Letterman Interview

 

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As a longtime reader of Salon.com, it was a real treat for me to see that they picked-up our Whitefish Review interview with David Letterman and wrote the following thoughtful paragraph about our publication:

The Whitefish Review is a prestigious but small journal covering art, culture, the environment and mountain life. Letterman is a fan, and as he jokes in the interview, perhaps their next intern now that he has some time on his hand.

Hurray!

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Whitefish Review #18 Picked Up by GQ

 

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Issue #18 of the Whitefish Review is out, and our interview with David Letterman is getting some fantastic press!

Click through to read more and please consider buying a copy for friends and family. The issue’s theme is Growing Up Getting Older, it’s edited by Rick Bass, has the winning $1000 Montana Prize for Fiction piece, and included 40 other works of art, fiction, non-fiction, photography and poetry!

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