From the Jentel Artist Residency Program:
“Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, June 5, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Sagebrush Community Art Center, at 5th and Broadway, Sheridan. This month’s presenters include an ecological photographer, a visual artist and critic, a printmaker, a collage artist, a poet, a photographer. “Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.
Presenters include: Jim Fike, Phoenix, AZ; An ecological photographer, Jim was born on a cold winter morning near Birmingham, Alabama in 1970. Since then he’s traveled extensively, read many books, and made a lot of art. His photographic work explores the intersection of identity, place, ecology and technology. Tanya Hartman, Lee’s Summit, MO; Tanya is a visual artist & writer currently living in Lee’s Summit, MO. She was raised in New York City, London & Cuernavaca, Mexico. A grandchild of Jewish Holocaust survivors, her work addresses war and redemption. William Hosterman, Coopersville, MI; A printmaker, upon completing a thorough hike of the Appalachian Trail in 1990, Bill has continued to move forward with printmaking, exhibiting, teaching and family. David King, San Francisco, CA; David’s obsessively detailed, cut and paste collages explore his profound interest in the fundamental interconnectedness of things. The imagery is abstract but the feelings it evokes are deeply real. Lisa Sewell, Philadelphia, PA; A poet, Lisa studies yoga and teaches poetry writing. From California, living in Philadelphia; a white water kayaker and scuba diver, she has loved water her whole life. Millee Tibbs, Detroit, MI; A photographer, Millee liked unicorns as a child. Much to her parents chagrin, she realized that horses were unicorns without horns, and with tenacious perseverance she finally got that pony she asked for her birthday.