JANE ADDAMS AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS CONTINUE THEIR INFLUENCE

PHOTOS: BERMUDIAN ART FEATURED IN GOVT BUILDING

 Lovitta Foggo, the community affairs minister, with local artist Sharon Wilson

Sharon Wilson is a Bermuda based artist whose work both captures and explores the beauty of the human spirit…Working exclusively with pastels for more than twenty years, Sharon has recently begun working in the 3000 year old medium of Encaustic art, involving painting with molten waxes.

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1997 HONOR TITLE ILLUSTRATED BY SHARON WILSON

ACTING WHILE BLACK

When Alice Childress’ first full-length drama, Trouble in Mind, was first produced in 1955, it ran for 91 performances. Afterward, Childress became the first black woman to win an Obie Award for the play, which was inspired by her own experiences as an actor.

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1974 HONOR TITLE

AROUND CAPE ANN: AN ONSCREEN JOURNEY WITH ARTISTIC GREATS

Winthrop, who is the author of four novels, lives in Gloucester and teaches creative writing at Endicott College in Beverly. Her latest novel, “The Mercy Seat,” caught the attention of the New York Times, which called it a “well-timed page turner.” It tells the story of 18-year-old Willie Jones, a black man accused of a crime he might not have committed.

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PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL TO WELCOME AUTHOR JOSEPH BRUCHAC ON MARCH 20

Bruchac’s books include the best selling Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children and others of his “Keepers” series, with its remarkable integration of science and folklore, continue to receive critical acclaim and to be used in classrooms throughout the country. He is also known for books including Code Talker: A Novel About The Navajo Marines of WWIIThe Legend of Skeleton ManMarch Toward The ThunderSacajawau, and Sasquatch and The Muckleshoot, among others.

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PASCO LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS AUTHOR, ILLUSTRATOR

Hogan grew up in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and earned a BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design. …She is the author and illustrator of “The Seven Days of Daisy,” the illustrator of many award-winning children’s books, and the creator of interior art and jacket illustrations for many adult titles.

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