Touched with Fire: Jeffrey & Michelle Opening Reception
440 E Oliver St, Baltimore MD, 21202 November 6, 2015, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Opening reception for Touched with Fire: Jeffrey & Michelle, an exhibition featuring art by Jeffrey Kent, who explores his path from crack addiction to art making, and Michelle Labonte, whose autobiographical work delves into her mental illness and healing. The event includes an invitation from acupuncturist and body worker Rebecca Donnelly to sample, through needles and touch, an introductory healing experience.
This event took place in conjunction with the exhibition Touched with Fire: Jeffrey & Michelle
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…