Horses and Humans - Sid Gustafson

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About the Artist

SID GUSTAFSON is a novelist and veterinarian. He is an animal behaviorist specializing in developing willing partnerships between domestic animals and their human guardians. In addition to teaching, he practices veterinary medicine in Montana. Sid writes for the New York Times, represents the health and welfare of racehorses across America, and is the author of Horses They Rode - High Plains Novel of the Year in 2007. His most recent non-fiction is Horse Behaviour, The Nature of Horses. Prisoners of Flight was Sid’s debut novel published in 2003. His latest novel is the acclaimed Swift Dam. 

 

Two Peas in a Pod - Nina Wilson

Two Peas in a Pod

Two Peas in a Pod

 

 

 

 

 

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About the Artist

NINA WILSON completed a Bachelor's Degree in history and creative writing at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. Her work, including essays 'The Corner of a Circular Room', 'Time', and 'Fear', as well as photographs, have been published in the Pearl and the Coe Review. She currently works as a photographer and counselor at a summer camp in rural Iowa. Some of her photography can be seen on the website for Camp Hantesa.

546 / And the Amazon / Skyscrapers / Suspension Bridge - Rees Nielsen

546 - 12 x 18 - Acrylic on Paper

546 - 12 x 18 - Acrylic on Paper


And the Amazon - 30 x 22 - Acrylic on Paper

And the Amazon - 30 x 22 - Acrylic on Paper


Skyscrapers - 12 x 18 - Acrylic on Paper

Skyscrapers - 12 x 18 - Acrylic on Paper


Suspension Bridge - 24 x 18 - Acrylic on Paper

Suspension Bridge - 24 x 18 - Acrylic on Paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About the Artist

For 35 years, REES NIELSEN harvested stone fruit on the family farm with his cousins in California's San Joaquin Valley. He began painting at the request of his wife, Riina, around 25 years ago. After her passing, Rees moved to Indianola, Iowa to take an active role in the lives of his grandchildren. He has had poetry, prose and visual art accepted in many publications in the US and the UK.

Botanicals / Fall Harvest / Illuminated Manuscript / Stone Walk - John Chavers

Botanicals

Botanicals


Fall Harvest

Fall Harvest


Illuminated Manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript


Stone Walk

Stone Walk

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Artist

JOHN CHAVERS enjoys working as a writer, artist, photographer, and general creator. Most recently, his writing and artwork have been accepted at several journals, including, The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library - So It Goes 2016 Literary Journal; 3Elements Review; Foliate Oak Literary Magazine; Ascent; The Roaring Muse; Birch Gang Review; Four Ties Lit Review; Ground Fresh Thursday; Kudzu House; Gravel Magazine; Silver Apples; Meat for Tea - The Valley Review; THAT Literary Review; The Ogham Stone; Verity La; and The William and Mary Review; among others. He has a fascination for the diminutive, works of art on paper, and the desert.

Untitled - Chello Sherman

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Artist

Artist and writer CHELLO SHERMAN lives in Nebraska with her extended family. Sherman, the Alpha II, for NICC Macy Campus, received a Bachelor of Arts from Bloomsburg University and a Master of Fine Arts from Moore College of Art and Design. She has exhibited her work in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Ireland, and Bloomsburg, among other places. Her work has been in several literary journals, including Sliver of Stone, GNU, and The Warren.

Untitled - Nina Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Artist

NINA WILSON has a Bachelor's Degree in history and creative writing from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. Her work has been published in The Pearl and The Coe Review. These include essays, 'The Corner of a Circular Room', 'Time', and 'Fear', as well as numerous photographs. Wilson currently work as a photographer and counselor at a summer camp in rural Iowa. Some of her photography can be seen on the website for Camp Hantesa. 

You can also find her here: http://brevityisdead.blogspot.com/

Open / I Love Dirty - Louis Phillips


 

 

 

 

 

About the Artist

LOUIS PHILLIPS' works have appeared in Saint Ann’s Review, South Carolina Review, Light, Briarcliff Review and many other publications. Among his books of poems are: The Krazy Kat Rag (Light Reprints), The Time, The Hour, The Solitariness of the Place (Livingston Press), and The Kilroy Sonata (World Audience). 
His plays have been produced off-Broadway, off-off Broadway, and in regional theaters. Broadway Play Publishers has published three of his full-length plays—The Envoi Messages, The Ballroom in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and The Last of the Marx Brothers’ Writers. 

You can also find him here: louis-phillips.com

The Silence of the Secret Wound / The Darkness that Stares Back at You - Bill Wolak

The Silence of the Secret Wound

The Silence of the Secret Wound


The Darkness that Stares Back at You

The Darkness that Stares Back at You

 

 

 

 

About the Artist

BILL WOLAK has just published his twelfth book of poetry entitled 'Love Opens the Hands' with Nirala Press. In 2016, he was a featured poet at The Mihai Eminescu International Poetry Festival in Craiova, Romania; Europa in Versi, Lake Como, Italy; The Pesaro International Poetry Festival in Pesaro, Italy; The Xichang-Qionghai Silk Road International Poetry Week in Xichang, China; and Ethnofest in Pristina, Kosovo.

Mr. Wolak teaches creative writing at William Paterson University in New Jersey.

Collaborative Illustrations - Rebecka Skogh

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About the Artist

REBECKA SKOGH is a 31 year-old graduate with a degree in Fashion Design and Fashion Photography from Milan. Her illustrations are intricately drawn with a distinctive pop art style, full of color and pattern. 

Born in Sweden, she is inspired by their fashion, decoration and style. Additionally, she is inspired by the Canary Islands' fabulous fiestas, landscapes, carnivals and colors. 

You can also find her here: www.rebeckaskog.com

Quintessence - Steve Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Artist

STEVE SANGAPORE is a contemporary surrealist painter based in Boston, MA. He is a 2013 graduate of Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT, with a B.A. in Studio Art, Graphic Design and Music. Steve’s work is currently exhibiting nationally and has been published in art magazines and journals, including Art Business News, the Creative Quarterly Journal of Art and Design, Artscope and more.

He can also be found here: www.sangapore.com