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Poetry Friday–Solstice Treasures…

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy Winter Solstice I have a menagerie of treasures to share today. I’ve been star gazing for about the last week, late at night and have taken in an abundance of stars via my window. I’m … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Book Spine and Found Poetry

  I had the great pleasure of partaking in Chicago’s Newberry Library’s Summer Book Sale this past Sunday. I’m sharing my treasures that I found there. I created a found book spine poem from them for Poetry Friday. I had so … Continue reading

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NapoWriMo Day 26–Thank you haiku

I received this lovely postcard at the beginning of April from Irene Latham, writer and poet, who has been posting ARTSPEAK! Portrait poems, and hosting the Progressive Poem on her blog this month. Check out both, they are wonderful! The opposite … Continue reading

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I’m in a book, “City Creatures, Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness”

Hey I’m in a book, “City Creatures, Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness,” University of Chicago Press, 2015, Edited by Gavin Van Horn and Dave Aftandilian.  And on the cover of the “Center for Humans and Nature,” September 2015 publication.” … Continue reading

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Schiller Shelters, endangered species painting in Evanston Art Center’s 2015 Faculty Exhibit

My painting Schiller Shelters, endangered species is included in Evanston Art Center’s 2015 Faculty Exhibit. Opening Reception: Sunday, January 25, 2015 1:00 – 4:00 pm the exhibit runs through February 22, 2015 Evanston Art Center, 2603 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL http://www.evanstonartcenter.orgContinue reading

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Debussy Haiku from a Chicago Garden

london-town morning whisked warm debussy drops enchantment enfolds

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Review of Told and Retold: Picture Book Artists from Studio Goodwin Sturges

 Early in July I was at the Art Institute of Chicago and viewed the picture book exhibit: Told and Retold: Picture Book Artists from Studio Goodwin Sturges. The exhibit is a rich collection of eight different artists’ finished artwork and preparatory … Continue reading

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Juror for: “Nature’s Palette” an exhibit at Emily Oaks Nature Center

Here are selections from the 2012 Skokie Art Guild Members Exhibit, which I  juried. The Exhibit is called: “Nature’s Palette,” and is on exhibit at the Emily Oaks Nature Center, in Skokie, March 9th – April 20th.  I particularly enjoyed the … Continue reading

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