Jeanne Dupre has been busy. She currently has four works on display in the Liverpool Library and will have a showing through the North Syracuse Artists Guild in June. This coming May, Jeanne will be the featured artist at Riverside Artisans in Oswego. Congratulations, Jeanne.
CNY Branch artist Wendy Harris is featured in a lovely full-color interview in Women of Upstate New York magazine, January/February 2018 issue. A link to the magazine: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fissuu.com%2Fwomenofupstateny%2Fdocs%2Fwouny_jan_feb_2018_web&h=ATPSLzvIRrkFreatbnRZ8YurNQD6QNtOZDs_o5AWsaD3neMmFNcfwskbPfDxexaT_f8-1kKwM7ibgTv2NICwNGCiI3kbuYjO45aeMZTs1eA74paBb-b04o2MpQ Written by Audrey Levinson, the feature is simply titled "Meet Wendy Harris" and
Karen Hempson's chapter from her book Bean Pickers, Portrait of My Italian-American Immigrant Family, earned honorable mention in the NLAPW's Vinnie Ream non-fiction competition. Karen's chapter, titled "The Immigrant Healer, The Story of Giovannina Ruggiero Foresti," was honored in the non-fiction category of the competition. Winners and honorable mention recognition will be formally announced at this years Biennial Conference in Iowa. An excerpt from Karen's book also earne
Kudos to CNY Branch Letters' members who have a number of readings scheduled in the near future: Mary Gardner is reading at the Creamery on 28 Hannum Street in Skaneateles for the Skaneateles Historical Society on Tuesday, Febrary 27th at 7:30 pm. Rachael Ikins will be reading as one of Clare Songbirds poets group at Bailiwiks on Sunday, February 25 from 2-4 pm. Katie Turner's art is on display at the Gallery at SUNY Oswego in Syracuse through April 6th, 2018. Katie is also
Sheila Byrnes is running unopposed for the NLAPW First Vice President position. Elections have taken place and National's new slate of officers will be announced at the Biennial in Iowa. Congratulations to Sheila! Sheila is currently serving on the NLAPW Board of Directions as Second Vice President and as the CNY Branch liaison with the National. Her diligent work in helping organize the NLAPW's last biennial in Washington, D.C. was an outstanding success. With her co-chair W
The March 2018 issue of Stone Canoe #12 will feature artwork by CNY Branch member Katie Turner. Stone Canoe is a literary journal focused on the work of authors and artists from Upstate New York. The publication sells for $18 and is available for ordering from their website and at the Stone Canoe Release Party on Friday evening, March 2nd, 2017.
Sunday, February 11th from 2-4 pm, Joan Applebaum will host a reception for her art showing in the Gallery at Manlius Center, Manlius, NY. Joan's show is titled "Loveletters to Upstate New York" and was hung by Associated Artists of Central New York. Joan's art show is open to public from February 3rd to February 24th.
Barbara Baum's and Katie Turner's artworks were selected for inclusion in the NLAPW Commemorative Coloring Book, "Celebrating 120 years of Pen Women." The gorgeous coloring book is available from the NLAPW website and may be ordered online from that site for $12. A link is provided on our website, as well. Katie had one work chosen and Barbara had two works selected for the commemorative coloring book. Artwork below was created by Barbara Baum.