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L-R: Jane Anderson, Jane Schaller, Nicola Burnell & Kim Baker
by Nicola Burnell
The opening reception of this historic exhibit at the Larkin Gallery in October was unlike anything I've ever experienced before. Not just because it was the long awaited big reveal of Edith's sun-dappled, inspirational work that had been packed up in trunks for decades, but because it felt like a reunion of old friends.
This night would never have happened had it not been for the incredible response of everyone who heard Edith's story. In the Winter 2013 issue of CWO I published an article by Jane Anderson, Edith's great niece.
You can read her article, Packed in a Trunk, to get the sordid background behind this incredible exhibit, and see why so many people were determined to make sure Edith's work was finally shared with the world…
Writing, Creativity & Personal
Readers share their Creative Holiday Recipes
Poached Pears with Flair
Old Fashioned Cranberry Tart
Spicy Holiday Pear Cake
Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies
Click HERE for the recipes…
by Pamela Purdy
As an artist who created the series, Icons of the Civil Rights Movement, I felt driven to create an icon of The Emancipation Proclamation. The unfulfilled promise of that proclamation 150 years ago led to the Civil Rights Movement.
In 2007, in preparation for the Civil Rights series, I took a gold leaf workshop in New Hampshire. The decision to do these in iconic form sprang from a need to depict the people and events in a sacred way.
Traditionally gold leaf was used in religious icons to enhance the sacredness of the subject depicted. The display of non-violence and the power of trans-formative love said it all…
"I never, in my life, felt more certain that I was doing right than I do signing the paper."
President Abraham Lincoln
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