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While we’re mainly located online, The Light Ekphrastic does occasionally branch out into the non-virtual world. Please stay tuned for future events from TLE here…

logoCityLit Festival, Author Salon
April 16, 2016 at Noon
University of Baltimore Learning Commons,
Room 201, Second Floor (1415 Maryland Avenue)

We’re excited to host a reading featuring TLE poets at the 13th annual CityLit Festival in Baltimore. Our readers will be: Ann Bracken, Edward Doyle-Gillespie, Kevin Krause, Seola Lee, Heather Moss, Tim Singleton, and Matthew Zingg. See their work here.


Untitled_DaynaCarpenterThe Light Ekphrastic at the David Mikow Gallery, February 19 – April 10, 2016

We are pleased to announce a new show of writing and artwork from the 2014-15 season of The Light Ekphrastic at The David Mikow Art Gallery in Catonsville. The show will have a special focus on contributors from the UMBC community.

Opening Reception
Friday, February 19, 2016
5 – 7 p.m.; 6 p.m. artist/writer reflections
Light refreshments

Contributing artists and writers include: Elinor Abbott, Amy Arthur, David B. Bagwell, Dayna Carpenter, Juliana Converse, Melissa Cormier, Marlayna Demond, Jim Doran, Cheryl Fair, Katie Feild, George Hagegeorge, Mary Huddleston, Janet Little Jeffers, Mia Jordan, Christopher Justice, Dave K., Mandy May, Catherine Moore, Erin Ouslander, Carol Stephen, Prasanna Surakanti, and Gregg Wilhelm.

The David Mikow Gallery is located at 1002 Vineyard Hill Road, Catonsville, MD 21228. For directions and more information, visit http://thedavidmikowartgallery.wordpress.com/. The gallery is open by appointment.

Published since November 2009, The Light Ekphrastic is a quarterly online journal dedicated to the creation of new written and visual artworks through the collaboration between artists. The evening will include an informal discussion by artist/writer pairs about the ekphrastic processes they used to create new works inspired by the works of their partners.

 


The Baltimore Ekphrasis Project: Reading and Art bmoreekphrasisbannerGathering
March 23, 2015
University of Baltimore Student Center, Bogolmony Room (5th floor)

Join us for a celebration of The Baltimore Ekphrasis Project, a collaboration between LED Baltimore and The Light Ekphrastic, scheduled to run on the Baltimore LED Art Billboard in March 2015. Sixty-six Baltimore-area writers and artists have been chosen to create new work inspired by the work of their partners. Come celebrate their work together with a reading by contributors and a one-night-only pop-up art display.

Read more about the project and see the full list of contributors here: https://thelightekphrastic.com/ledproject.


Carol McGraw, I Can Soar Above - In My Dreams, 2011, acrylic and charcoal on paper, 12 x 16 inchesThe Light Ekphrastic at the David Mikow Gallery, February 2014

We are very excited to announce a new show of writing and artwork from the 2013 season of The Light Ekphrastic at The David Mikow Art Gallery in Catonsville. The show will have a special focus on contributors from the UMBC and surrounding community.

Opening Reception
Friday, February 21, 2014
5 – 7 p.m.; 6 p.m. artist/writer reflections
Light refreshments

Contributing artists and writers include: Carol McGraw, Darren Cormier, Meredith Purvis, Linda Crosfield, Kirk Halgren, Gregory Wm. Gunn, Carly Richmond, Sylvia Fischbach-Braden, Lorraine Imwold, Carol A Stephen, Erin Barata Ouslander, Rachel Popham, Lynne Parks, Christine Green, Stephen Bradley, Grace Grafton, Marlayna Demond, Francine Rubin, Steven H. Silberg, Tim Nohe, Tim Galligan and Charlotte M. Porter.

The David Mikow Gallery is located at 1002 Vineyard Hill Road, Catonsville, MD 21228. For directions and more information, visit http://thedavidmikowartgallery.wordpress.com/.

Published since November 2009, The Light Ekphrastic is a quarterly online journal dedicated to the creation of new written and visual artworks through the collaboration between artists. The evening will include an informal discussion by artist/writer pairs about the ekphrastic processes they used to create new works inspired by the works of their partners.

 

 


_DSC7625e-bwThe Light Ekphrastic at the David Mikow Gallery, February 2013

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We are very excited to announce The Light Ekphrastic’s very first non-virtual appearance, a show at The David Mikow Art Gallery in Catonsville. The show will have a special focus on contributors from the UMBC and surrounding community. We’d love to see Baltimore-area contributors at the opening. Plus, we’ll be making a big announcement!

Opening Reception
Friday, February 22, 2013
5 – 7 p.m.; 6 p.m. artist/writer reflections
Light refreshments

Published since November 2009, The Light Ekphrastic is a quarterly online journal dedicated to the creation of new written and visual artworks through the collaboration between artists. The evening will include an informal discussion by artist/writer pairs about the ekphrastic processes they used to create new works inspired by the works of their partners.

Exhibiting writers and artists include: Sara Abbott, Danielle Ariano, Richard Byrne, Dayna Carpenter, Marlayna Demond, Karen Donovan, Vin Grabill, Katie Heater, Michelle Jordan, Chris Justice, Dina Karkar, Jim Lord, Avelino Maestas, Meredith Purvis, Jackie Regales, Carabella Sands, Rachel Wooley

The David Mikow Gallery is located at 1002 Vineyard Hill Road, Catonsville, MD 21228. For directions and more information, visit http://thedavidmikowartgallery.wordpress.com/.

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