All the Pretty Trees

Opening reception Friday, June 17, 2011 6-9pm
performance by the Ginger Lees & Cathy Wicks Ours

Special meditation and discussion Sunday June 19 at 1:00pm hosted by Seth Josephson exploring issues of interconnectedness and transcending the human/nature division.

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FEATURED ARTISTS Ryan Agnew, Michelle Alder, Bob Bennett, Casey Bradley, Larry Copeland, Amanda Delozier, David C. Gentilini, Dorothy Gill Barnes, Kent Grosswiler, Mollie Hannon, Jake Housh, David Ike, Michelle Ishida, Dale Johnson, Bethany Jozwiak-Butler, Michael Kellner, Nicole Langille, Cat Lynch, Terri Maloney-Houston, Tim Perdue, Stephanie Rond, Ruth Smith, Aimee Sones, Scott Steelman, Tera Stockdale, Justin Sutters, Cathy Wicks Ours, Charles Wince, Lauren Whearty, Brooke Zamudio

JURORS Michelle Ishida is a fiber artist and clothing designer based in Delaware, OH. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Ohio State University. Michelle has exhibited her work at art festivals and galleries for 18 years and maintains a retail website for Starfish Earth. Michelle finds inspiration from nature and the beautiful shapes of tree silhouettes seen simply taking a walk through a meadow or the woods. She photographs trees whenever hiking or traveling and draws the silhouettes from these photos. Each year she donates a portion of her profits to The National Arbor Day Foundation in support of their mission to plant more trees. Tera Stockdale is a mixed media artist and Art Educator residing in Columbus, OH. She received her Bachelor of Art Education and Masters of Art in Art Education from The Ohio State University and currently teaches K-12 Visual Arts in public education. Along with visual art she is also a writer and singer songwriter often taking inspiration and motivation from the beauty and power of the natural world.

Thanks to Tera, Michelle and all of you who made this project such a success! -Ryan 7/18

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