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Jentel Presents: February 2019

From Lynn Reeves of the Jentel Foundation:

Welcome 2019 and to a new year full of talented, sharing residents! Come join us for this month's "Jentel Presents", the community outreach program featuring visual presentations and readings by residents at the Jentel Artist Residency Program. "Jentel Presents" will take place Tuesday, February 5th, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., downstairs at the SAGE Gallery Space, 21 West Brundage Street.

Six women sit and stand posing in front of painting
Front left to right: Lia Greenwell, Stacey Davidson and Lisa Warren; back: Kim Gagne, Barbara Pearsall and Erin Malone.

This month's presenters include: Lia Greenwell, Detroit, MI; A creative non-fiction writer, Lia was raised in the Midwest. She has worked on a farm, in a cheese shop in NYC and as a college professor. She is currently working on a book about fear. Stacey Davidson, Rock Hill, SC; A mixed media artist, Stacey is a painter who makes dolls. They are her malleable indispensable actors. They help put life in perspective. And oil paint?- don't get her started... Lisa Warren, Sharon, CT; A painter, Lisa's paintings are autobiographical and inspired by pattern, and color. Recently, she has focused on self-portraits portraying the mystery of the everyday. Kim Gagne, Chatham, MA; An oil painter, Kim grew up in a large family with 3 brothers and 5 sisters. She has two grown children and a 13-year-old granddaughter. Barbara Pearsall, Brooklyn, NY: Throughout her bodies of work as a sculptor, Barbara's most used material is rust. She will explain how she uses it and how it brought her to the west. Erin Malone, Seattle, WA; Poet, A homebody when at home, Erin loves traveling with her husband and son. Her favorite song is Don't Fence Me In. She is a cribbage fiend.

For anyone looking for a stimulating evening, come join the crowd this month downstairs at the SAGE Gallery Space, 21 West Brundage Street. There is no admission charge for "Jentel Presents".

The next "Jentel Presents" will be Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

The Jentel Foundation offers dedicated individuals a supportive environment in which to further their creative development. While at Jentel, visual artists and writers have the opportunity to experience unfettered time to allow for thoughtful reflection and meditation on the creative process in a setting that preserves the agricultural and historical integrity of the land.

The Jentel Artist Residency Program accepts applications twice a year from visual artists in all media and writers in all genres for a one-month residency. A residency includes a comfortable accommodation; common living, dining and recreation areas; a private workspace and a stipend to help defray expenses during the program. For more information please visit or call Jentel at (307)737-2311.


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