<em>Touched with Fire: A Family Tale</em> Opening Reception & Gallery Talk Drawing by Elisif Bruun.

Touched with Fire: A Family Tale Opening Reception & Gallery Talk

Art Gallery, College Community Center, CCBC Dundalk
7200 Sollers Point Rd, Dundalk MD, 21222
October 23, 2015, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Opening reception for Touched with Fire: A Family Tale, an exhibition featuring eerily related art by three generations of the same family (Mogens Christiansen, Peter Bruun, and Elisif Bruun), two members of which were significantly affected in their lives by mental illness and addiction. The event includes an invitation from acupuncturist and body worker Rebecca Donnelly to sample, through needles and touch, an introductory healing experience. Gallery talk with Peter Bruun begins at 6:30pm.

Touched with Fire: A Family Tale

This event took place in conjunction with the exhibition Touched with Fire: A Family Tale

The theme draws its name from the groundbreaking 1996 book Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament, by renowned psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison. The same driving discomfort leading to substance misuse and desperate…

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Every now and again, an artist deeply touches you... the experience transcending mere interest, pleasure, or delight. Such has been our experience of @phyliciaghee , whose performances mine a deeply spiritual place of profound connection to something so much larger than our every day... to a place of wholeness, presence, and healing. Our #ndcartistoftheweek is Phylicia Ghee, who has been a fixture as an artist for the New Day Campaign since we began in 2015. Our Resident Healing Artist in 2015, Phylicia has presented several extraordinarily powerful performances over the past several years, and will be a part of our activities again in 2018 in a yet-to-be-determined healing arts workshop as part of our programming for “Heroin & Healing,” an exhibition we are presenting with @kentcountyarts . You can see more of Phylicia at her website at https://phyliciaghee.carbonmade.com. #artheals #healingandart #itsanewday #ndcitsanewday

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