10/29/09   ART & DEMOCRACY IV

Meet the Poets and the Artists

Our next Meet the Artists evening is on 10/29, reception for all the artists 6-9PM, poetry reading 7-8PM., Gallery H, 222 E. 34th St. (2nd-3rd Avs.)   We are broadening our definition of art to include poetry.  6 poets representing Brazil, Korea, Poland, China, New Jersey, and West 91st Street will briefly read from their works.  Many of our exhibiting artists are also attending.   RSVP:  visual.artists.guild.nyc@gmail.com

Image"Poet/playwright Chungmi Kim writes about her American experiences as an immigrant.  She came to America with a suitcase full of dreams searching for freedom.  And still searching--."





CHERYL MOORE has been writing her personal, lyric poetry since 1980 dealing with feelings.  Growing up her Dad was in the Air Force and she traveled throughout Japan and Guam.


ImageCynthia Nadelman is an art critic and poet who lives in New York.  She spent formative years in Poland, Germany (including West Berlin), and Liberia as a Foreign Service kid.  She will read her own poetry and selected other poets.





ImagePallottini was born and raised in Sao Paulo, and is one of the most respected Brazilian poets, also known for her sense of social justice and commitment.




ImageElzbieta Szoka lives in New York and runs a small film production company Paradox Smoke Productions and co-runs a small press Host Publications Inc.




CATHERINE TINKER, introduction
tinker.png"Catherine Tinker is a New York attorney in a firm concentrating on elder law.  An American, she has lived in Brazil, France and Thailand as a student, professor and writer on issues of human rights, environment and international law."





HUANG XIANG, Xia Yang translator
ImageHuang Xiang is one of the greatest poets of 20th century China.  He spent over twelve years in Chinese prisons for writing his free-spirited poetry and his advocacy of human rights.  Known as "China's Wild Beast Poet", his poetry performances are not soon forgotten.




EXHIBITING ARTISTS:  Karin Lisa Atkinson, Melissa Atkinson, Guillermo Bert, Ramona Candy, Long-Bin Chen, Gabriel Ching, Scott Jeffrey Cousins, Wojciech Cwiertniewicz, Lois E. Dickson, Valentina DuBasky,  Diane Grazette-Collins, Guy Grimm aka Guykaro Metta, LeRoy Henderson, Hui Wai (Adam) Keung, Polly King, Lap Lam, Shaomin Li, Jacob Livshultz, Jeanne Miles, Gregory Montreuil,  Celeste JB Morton, Philip Nadelman, Kathryn Nobbe, Mike Quon, Christine Randolph, Louise Reiner, WILLIAM ROCK, Lisa Ross, Rose Sacktor, Jacqueline Shatz, Tess Steinkolk, Jude Papaloko Thegenius, and Hai Wong, Association of Overseas Hong Kong Chinese for Democracy & Human Rights