<em>Touched with Fire: Behind the Curtain</em> Opening Reception

Touched with Fire: Behind the Curtain Opening Reception

Art Gallery, Arts & Humanities Hall, CCBC Essex
7201 Rossville Blvd, Baltimore MD, 21237
October 9, 2015, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Opening reception for Touched with Fire: Behind the Curtain, an exhibition featuring uplifting and life-affirming art alongside words and journal entries which reveal a harrowing darkness: how to reconcile these two internal forces? Exhibiting artists are Elisif Bruun, Emily Holman, Christopher Kojzar, Jonathan P. Maser, and Rob Waalkes. At 6:30pm, remarks by curator Peter Bruun are followed by an invitation from acupuncturist and body worker Rebecca Donnelly to sample an introductory healing experience through needles and touch.

Touched with Fire: Behind the Curtain

This event took place in conjunction with the exhibition Touched with Fire: Behind the Curtain

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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