Touched with Fire: Kristin & Elisif Opening Reception & Gallery Conversation
8600 McDonogh Road, Owings Mills MD, 21117 November 17, 2015, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Opening reception for an exhibition featuring works by two artists who died young, Kristin Rita Strouse and Elisif Janis Bruun, whose journeys through creativity illuminate and obscure their passages through mental illness and addiction. Conversation with co-curators and parents Sharon Strouse and Peter Bruun begins at 6:00pm.
This event took place in conjunction with the exhibition Touched with Fire: Kristin & Elisif
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…