Jentel Artist Residency Program is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, December 6, 2011 from 5:30-7 p.m. at SAGE Space, in the Historic Train Depot on Fifth and Broadway, across from The Sheridan Inn. This month’s presenters include a painter, a creative non-fiction writer, a photographer, a printmaker, a fiction writer and a multi media artist. “Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.
Presenters include: Zach Bucek, Los Angeles, CA; A painter/sculptor, Zach is an artist living and working in Los Angeles. His location provides an indeterminate space where much of its inspiration must be sought out beneath its superficial veneer of transformation. Mark Hoyer, Davis, CA; A creative nonfiction writer, Mark writes about places – those he has inhabited and those that have inhabited him. He lives in the Sacramento valley in northern California. Dan Larkin, Rochester, NY; A photographer, Dan hails from Rochester, NY, home of Kodak. Due to his fair skin and red hair, Dan is convinced he has a distinctive sensitivity to nuances of light and color, hence his predilection for photography. Michelle C. Moode (Wilson), Los Angeles, CA; A printmaker, Michelle walks far and fast, digs in the dirt and drinks many cups of tea. She thinks about time and space. She is still looking for home. April Sopkin, Brooklyn; A fiction writer, April once sold marionettes at a mall kiosk. The youngest of four kids, she knows well the value of doing one’s own thing. Jennifer Yorke, Chicago; A multi media artist, Jennifer makes collages, drawings, prints, photographs and books. She lives and gardens in Chicago with her husband Rob and dogs Fabio and Leonard.
There is no admission charge for “Jentel Presents” and refreshments are available.
The Jentel Foundation offers dedicated individuals a supportive environment in which to further their creative development. While at Jentel, visual artists and writers have the opportunity to experience unfettered time to allow for thoughtful reflection and meditation on the creative process in a setting that preserves the agricultural and historical integrity of the land.
The Jentel Artist Residency Program accepts applications twice a year from visual artists in all media and writers in all genres for a one-month residency. A residency includes a comfortable accommodation; common living, dining and recreation areas; a private workspace and a stipend to help defray expenses during the program. For more information please visit www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at (307)737-2311.