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Susan Jane Walp

Matt Klos invited me to sit in on a group Zoom last week with Susan Jane Walp, hosted by Klos and Candice Hill, who teaches in the English Department at Anne Arundel Community College, where Matt teaches painting. Walp has a quiet, distinguished career, living in Vermont, studying Tibetan Buddhism and painting and doing little […]

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VIDEO: Judy Hilyard Author Reading

Couldn’t join us for the Arts & Letters Judy Hilyard Author Reading on Zoom? No worries! You can watch the view of her author reading here!

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VIDEO: Judy Hilyard Author Reading

Couldn’t join us for the Arts & Letters Judy Hilyard Author Reading on Zoom? No worries! You can watch the view of her author reading here!

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April 2021 Art Exhibits

Our expectations of change are filled with hope as we are open for another month to share the art of many fine artists and craftsmen. Seeing and absorbing art is a part of our lives that we cannot ignore. Join us for a brief but important respite to inspire you and give you some peace.
–Anne Brooke

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Lydia, oh Lydia

The ultimate tramp stamp. Amazing work from a young Polish artist, evoking both Bosch and Richter, with a cautionary twist to the allure it conveys.

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The famous little patch of yellow

I find it encouraging that the greatest philosopher and the greatest novelist of the 20th century agreed about some fundamental, crucial things, at about the same time, early in the century. It seems everyone else except maybe T.S. Eliot were heading in the opposite direction—Nietzsche a bit earlier, the modernists in art, Einstein in physics, […]

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Arts & Letters April Author Reading – Judy Hilyard

Judy Hilyard reads from her vivid and engaging book, Soul Companion: A Memoir, on April 9 at 5:00pm. FREE event. Visit this post to register.

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Video: EA Luetkemeyer Reads from “Penitentiary Tales: A Love Story”

An informal book reading of “Penitentiary Tales: A Love Story” by EA Luetkemeyer, followed by a conversation with Ginna Gordon and questions from participants. Recorded March 12, 2021.

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March 2021 Exhibits and Virtual Tour

In the Main Gallery, a show of new works by Art Presence Art Center members continues. Our March Guest Exhibit is The Siskiyou Woodcrafters Guild, opening Friday, March 5, runs through Sunday, March 28. The gallery is open Friday and Saturday from 11 am – 5 pm.

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Two girls at dusk

From Jim Mott, this little passage from a short story about a painter by Chekhov. It conveys to me, like many landscapes described by Proust in his novel, exactly why someone would develop a passion for landscape painting: Doomed by fate to permanent idleness, I did positively nothing. For hours together I would sit and […]

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