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May 2015 — Issue 22

May 20, 2015

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We are pleased to share the work of the following artists and writers in the 22nd issue of The Light Ekphrastic:

Ram BrisueñoOracle; an ecstasy between us (paintings)

Cheryl Fair Off Season; The Aeneid (photography)

Kate GillespieHyporheric Hibernaculum; Rahilia, in pieces (poetry)

Trish HopkinsonEurydice’s Cardinal; A Leveling (poetry)

Janet MaherWoolen Mill #7; Folly and Peril; Measured Thus (encaustic collage)

Avelino Maestas A River Once Ran Through It; Casual Expression (photography)

Anna MirzayanGraffiti Queen; Writing time at Philz. (poetry)

Tim SingletonAn Ecstasy of Flowers; Between Us, a haibun (poetry)

Patricia WentzelWoolen Mill #7; In Search of This and That (poetry)

Beth WilliamsThe Storm Before the Calm; Precipice (fabric collage)

Artist Bios – May 2015


Special Issue: The Baltimore Ekphrasis Project

March 15, 2015

We are pleased to share the work of the following Baltimore-area artists and writers who participated in The Baltimore Ekphrasis Project, a special collaboration between LED Baltimore and The Light Ekphrastic.

See the work from the LED Baltimore Art Board (presented March 16-April 12) here.

Congratulations to all who participated!

Elinor Abbott Dear Ethan Hawke; Snooze Button
Carlton AndersonRain; Traveling
Amy ArthurLonicera Japonica; Bud Scar
Baltimore Hoop LovePlay; Of Light And Water
David BeaudouinA Natural Bent; After “Sweet Talk”
Jennifer BishopKing; Untitled
William BrownPain & Wisdom; Dwelling on the Past
Jacob BudenzEarth Is the Target,/We Are the Trigger,/Ashes! Ashes!/We Don’t Fall Down; Pastel Witch
Dottie CampbellDragon Dreams; Queen Calafia’s Morning Mirror
Dayna CarpenterUntitled; Colliding Coasts
Se Jong ChoWindow; Teeth
Juliana ConverseBoy the Wonder and Olivia Have a Drink; Sea House
Caryn CoyleDetour; Discarded Roses
Matthew Clarke Davis Sweet Talk; Conflict Fruit
Marlayna DemondUntitled; Fleeting
Tracy DimondLost Time and Gloves; Maintain Effervescence
Jim DoranSea House; The Room of Indefinite Holding
Edward Doyle-GillespieQueensbury Rules; Far From Enoch
Christian ElderFloating Island in the Galaxy; Untitled
Aurora Engle-PrattHomeward; Salt White
Cheryl FairTranscendental Homelessness; Genes/Jeans
Katie Feild(snowfall); (open)
Sylvia Fischbach-BradenBig Top; Season of the Heart
Jared T. Fischer Pork Mama Vaping; Hippo Piggy Flies a Kite
Fitz FitzgeraldSun Papers; LED
Eric D. GoodmanPlaces; Wisdom and Pain
Juliette GoodwinCamera Morte; Rowhouse Dream
Alina GrigorovitchOn the Hill of Trees; Out From the Secret World
Tracy HauserAfter Night; Cinder
A. J. HayesWinter; The Greatest You on Earth
Matt HohnerOf Light and Water; Pulse
Lorraine ImwoldRail Grind; Untitled
Dave K.Your Parents Still Have Sex; Shut Up You Idiot Pt. III
Ashlie Kauffmanfrom Isamu Dreams of Flying; Just like a lighthouse sitting in a dark, distant universe
Sanzi KermesDaddy Long Legs; Symmetry
Dylan KinnettKite; Conversation at the Jubilee Cafe
Leonard KoganParallels; Endogenous Throb
Minás KonsolasBroken Mirror; Untitled
Kevin Krause On a Morning Run at Druid Hill Lake; For Tityrus
Judith KrummeckA Fancy; My bellwether
Seola LeePopped, My Helium Heart; The Door
Dara LorenzoAlways in One Place and Not the Other; I Saw You
Kate MacKinnonno more blue skies 3; I Have Not Forgotten
Kat Malone4 Silent Things; Untitled
Howard MarkmanWelcome to Smalltimore; Between the Glasphault and the Stars
Mandy May Red; Dawn Thaw
Anthony MollOrpheus with the Awkward Foot; His Grace
Tim NoheCandles for Faust; The Little Owl Seamstress
Nicole K. OstrowskiBliss; Passion
Erin OuslanderThe Donautilus; Young Ethan Hawke Wants to Give You This Kitten
Carly RichmondAmaryllis; Nestled
Maggie RobbinsLiving Roam; Water More
Heather RoundsHuberta; Untitled
Magan RuthkeWhat Mykonos is Made Of; nerves like wires
Bob SchofieldThe Sky is No Longer Where I Left It; Space Garden
Whitney G. SchultzPublic Displays of Affection; Prayer for Moath
Laura ShovanSymmetry; Daddy Long Legs Speaks
Mary K. SkeenParadise Lost; Listen
Anna SlesinskiPlanting; Until Now
CarlaJean ValluzziA Trick of Twilight; Contraposto
Gregg WilhelmJutting Out; Arithmetic of an Argument
Beth WilliamsWay Out; The Gravity of the Situation
Edward WilliamsMt. DeSales; Boxer of Queensbury Rules
Rupert WondolowskiSpring Makes Me Small; Untitled
Matthew ZinggFor Sure We Are Two Human Beings; Untitled
Mychael ZulaufUntitled, Untitled


February 2015 – Issue 21

February 18, 2015

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We are pleased to share the work of the following artists and writers in the 21st issue of The Light Ekphrastic:

Brett BusangRockpile; A House in the Distance (paintings)

Jennifer ElmoreTo the Artist; The Connecticut (poetry)

Allen ForrestFair Trade Coffee Woman Working (painting); Defiance (drawing)

Kristin LaFolletteDeed’s Creek; Cat People (poetry)

Isabelle P. LauretaFear; Constantly Fickle (paintings)

Lalita Noronha Defiance; Fair Trade (poetry)

Nicole K. OstrowskiLiquid Daffodils; Yesteryear (paintings)

Carol A. StephenWhat is Still Beautiful; the I in the hurricane (poetry)

A. Garnett WeissAntigua; Woman of ice, woman of glass (poetry)

Nancy WynnProlongational Existence; The ‘I’ in hurricane (photographic illustration)

Artist Bios – Feb. 15

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November 2014 — Issue 20

November 24, 2014


We are pleased to share the work of the following artists and writers in the 20th issue of The Light Ekphrastic:
Sandy Anderson — Untitled; Plié, Tendu, Relevé (paintings)

Sam Corfman — Between Birds; Stonework (poetry)

Eleanor Edgeworth — Flight at Dawn; Grace From Stone (mixed media paintings)

Juliannah Harrison — Horizon Joe; Motherhood (izanami-no-Mikato births kagu Tsuchi (causer of fire)) (drawings)

Katie Hogan– Breaking Bread; Between Worlds (poetry)

Maureen Hynes — The New Calligrapher; To bring people back from the dead (poetry)

Sharain Mines — Breaking Bread; True Reflection (paintings)

Erin Ouslander — Sticks and Stones Will Heal My Bones

Francine Rubin — Views of a City; Translation (poetry)

Dina Riddle — Changes; Sand in the Cactus (paintings)

John Ronan — The Watchman; Death, A Definition (poetry)

Jordan Shelton — Jobbs: Typographic Portrait

Monique Zamir — The Red Ventricle Fractures into Pieces; On Television (poetry)

Artist Bios — November 2014


August 2014 — Issue 19

August 20, 2014
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We are pleased to share the work of the following artists and writers in the 19th issue of The Light Ekphrastic:

Carla BargerWasteland (For Antonina Tumkovsky); Octobers (poetry)

Roy BeckemeyerOh, Come Share; Lessons (poetry)

Chrystal Berche Untitled; Untitled (digital art)

Mary Huddleston – Untitled; Untitled (paintings)

S.E. Ingraham – Gatsby? Not So Great Anymore; In The Window I Saw (poetry)

Sharain Mines – my bath runneth over; Dandelions (paintings)

Simon Perchik – Untitled; Untitled (poetry)

Nicholas Power – In Between; alchemist (poetry)

Janet Ruhe-Schoen – Community Theatre; Wave (digital art, painting)

CarlaJean Valluzzi – Paramount; * * * * * (collage)

Peter Weltner – Stone Altars; Three Prayers (poetry)

Nathan Wirth – Deux; Three Prayers (photography)

Earle Wood – Seventh Haven; Hard Truths (music)

Changming Yuan – Community Theatre; Seascaping (poetry)

Artist Bios – August 2014

May 2014 – Issue 18

May 16, 2014

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We are pleased to share the work of the following artists and writers in the 18th issue of The Light Ekphrastic:

Eleanor EdgeworthSea Creatures, To Sea or Not (paintings)

Juliette GoodwinInterplanetary, Propeller Mandala (paintings)

Alex GreenbergThe Blind, Gift For The Flies (poetry)

Clinton InmanCrosstown (painting)

Mia Jordande-composition (painting)

Niki KoulourisSea Creatures, 5. (poetry)

Kathleen MazurekIOP (video), Gift for Flies (painting)

Sean MorrisseyHollywood Astronomy, The Won’t-Be-Bothereds (poetry)

Alex RobichaudUntitled, Limbs (photography)

Carol A. StephenReflections in Shadow Light, The Rocks We Moor Upon Have Shifted (poetry)

Evan TurissiniAltered W, A Poem About Flowers (poetry)

Artist Bios – May 2014


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February 2014 – Issue 17

February 14, 2014


We are pleased to share the work of the following artists and writers in the 17th issue of The Light Ekphrastic:

Ariel Marcel in Malibu; Valentine’s Day (collage)

Tina BarryHoneycomb; Her Hair, A Braid (poetry)

Kendra BartellSkin; Please do not touch (poetry)

Meredith DevneyIn the Walnut Box; Hells Angels (poetry)

Sylvia Fischbach-BradenSkin; Splayed (digital art)

Julie GardHomophone Highway; Make Your Own Fun (prose poetry)

Linda FranklinWords From the Jewelry Box (photography); All Metal And Mayhem (digital collage)

Miranda PfeifferIt Won’t Be Long (animation); Her Hair, A Braid (drawing)

Rafe PoseyHigh Desert Sutra; Monsoon (poetry)

Carabella Sands Menagerie; Miniatures (drawings)

John Sibley WilliamsMenagerie; Miniatures (poetry)

Earle WoodHigh Desert Sutra (poetic score); Drunk Monkey (musical composition)

Artist Bios