Saturday, January 31, 2015

Artist Hangs Show

The photos show artist Janet McKenzie hanging her show in the Marie Louise Trichet Gallery at Wisdom House. As she finished, three visitors stopped in unexpectedly and were the first to preview the work!

The show "Embracing Transformation: The Journey and the Cross" will be in the gallery until April 25.
Ms. McKenzie will give an artist talk on March 28 at 3:30 p.m .based on the exhibit.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New Testament Comes Alive

Students from Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport, CT reimagine parables from the Christian scriptures.

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

First There Was Ice!

Before the snows came, the labyrinth could have served as an ice skating rink! 
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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Writers' Reflections on the "New Beginnings" Weekend

"This weekend was given as a gift from my husband. It was such a beautiful escape into a meditative, spiritual space - perfect spot to feed myself, my soul, and who I am as a writer."

~ Alice Schuette 

"Davyne is a very engaging teacher. She shares her devotion to the writing life and its potential for illumination and personal transformation."

~ Carol Zahn

"As an award-winning copywriter writer for 36 years, I thought I knew all the tricks of the trade, but I was spinning my wheels when it came to writing creatively for myself. Especially daunting was the idea of working in long form, such as a memoir or novel. Davyne, in one short brilliant weekend, has given me the keys to the kingdom for this dream.
She is on intimate terms with the toolbox necessary for building ideas into fleshed-out sketches and then fully realized work.
A writer's writer and master teacher is she!"

~ Deirdre Morro James

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Monday, January 19, 2015

New Beginnings Writing Workshop

Davyne Verstandig, lecturer in English and Creative Writing Professor at UCONN Torrington, led a writing workshop at Wisdom House where participants developed works in progress or started new pieces.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Hanging the Show

Staff and volunteers at St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish in Hartford help hang Sr. Jo-Ann's photography/poetry exhibit in The Clare Gallery. Present were Catherine Wynn, Nancy Wynn, Sr. Jo-Ann, Tara Kremidas, and Pat Curtis. The title of the show is "Intimate Spirits: Photography and Poetry in Conversation." The exhibit runs from January 19 until March 15, 2015.

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

News From the Marie Louise Trichet Gallery

The Artist’s Talk with Janet McKenzie that was to be this Saturday, January 10th at 3:30pm has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 28th at 3:30pm.

Janet's exhibit, “Embracing Transformation: The Journey  and the Cross,” will still open as planned on Saturday, January 10th at the Marie Louise Trichet Gallery at Wisdom House.
We hope to see you there!
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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Winter Wonders

Snowflakes, leaves, humans, plants,
raindrops, stars, molecules,
microscopic entities all come in
communities. The singular cannot in
reality exist.

                                                      ~Paula Gunn Allen
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