November, 2010

Bill Lohre, Ruiyan Xu, Bruce Trinkley, Shelby Donnellt, Andrew Boyd

Shelby Donnelly

Philadelphia, PA – Shelby grew up in Rockford, Illinois. Shelby holds a B.F.A in Printmaking and Drawing from Washington University in St. Louis (2002) and a M.F.A degree from Tyler School of Art, Temple (2008). Currently, she lives and works in Philadelphia where she has exhibited at notable institutions such as the Ice Box, City Hall, and the Abington Art Center. Curators such as James Rondoe of the Art Institute of Chicago and Sabina Ott of the Sculpture Center in New York have curated and awarded her artwork. Shelby is apart of the Port Richmond studio collective where artists create… more »

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Bill Lohre

Brooklyn, NY – Artist Statement: “My work is a synthesis of freedom and expression. To allow my thoughts to derail, dive, swim, and leap. To bring something new and foreign into this world and expose it to light so it can live. I want to feed the hungry eye and capture the wild mind. I feel inclined to introduce you to my confusion, build with my chaos, break it down, and then reassemble it with precise organization. Regardless of form, I want to create things I’ve never seen before. 

\”One of the inevitable elements in my work process… more »

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Bruce Trinkley

State College, PA – Bruce is Professor Emeritus of Music at Penn State University where he taught composition, orchestration and opera literature and conducted the Penn State Glee Club for thirty-five years. He led the Glee Club on concert tours throughout the United States and to England, Wales, Trinidad and Tobago and France. He received degrees in composition from Columbia University where he studied with Otto Luening, Jack Beeson and Charles Wuorinen. He has composed incidental music, songs and choruses for theatre and dance productions at Penn State and has written extensively for choral ensembles.

Professor Trinkley\’s music has… more »

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Suzanne Wise

NY, NY – Suzanne has published one book of poetry, The Kingdom of the Subjunctive (Alice James Books). Her poetry has been anthologized in Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (Sarabande Books) and American Poetry: the Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon). Her poems have also appeared or are forthcoming in American Letters and Commentary,, EOAGH, Fence, Boston Review, Volt, Denver Quarterly, Tikkun, Pierogi Press, and elsewhere. An essay on C.D. Wright is forthcoming in the next volume of American Women Poets of the 21st Century: Where Lyric Meets Language (Wesleyan University Press) edited by Claudia Rankine and Lisa… more »

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Ruiyan Xu

Brooklyn, NY – Ruiyan was born in Shanghai and moved to the United States at the age of ten. She graduated from Brown University and lives in Brooklyn, NY. She works as a web producer for the award-winning PBS documentary series POV. Her first novel, The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai, is forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press (U.S.), Bloomsbury (U.K.), and Piemmi (Italy).

Ruiyan has been a recipient of the Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Award from Hedgebrook and a Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Writers. She has attended residencies at Hedgebrook (WA), the Espy Foundation (WA), the Anderson Center… more »

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