Touched with Fire: Jeffrey & Michelle Artwork by Michelle Labonte.

Touched with Fire: Jeffrey & Michelle

GALLERY CA
440 E Oliver St, Baltimore MD, 21202
November 6 - November 30, 2015

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 behaviors also may yield extraordinary creativity: grand gifts to the rest of us born of incomparable urgency. The exhibition Touched with Fire: Jeffrey & Michelle features 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.

Sponsor: Mosaic Community Services

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