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“Art + Poetry = ARTERY 2021”, is a collaborative fine arts show that is presented in a “beat-era coffee house” atmosphere. Visitors will be able to view the artwork created by several Spectrum Gallery Artists: Bill Girdzius, Katrina Hjelmgren, Mark Janiuk, Marilyn Kemp, Billie Morrow, Sophia Olson, Sonja Sinclair, Jo Thul and Denise Zingg. Their visual  artwork inspired poetry by The Root River Poets Cohort: Debra Hall, Joe Engel, stephen Kalmar II, Susan Larkin, Trevor Lewis, Jean Preston, Nick Ramsey, Alex Reilly, Carol Lee Saffioti-Hughes, LuAnn Underwood and Darin Zimpel and are next to the corresponding artworks on the newsprint-covered walls. Many of the poets are past and present Poet Laureates of Racine and Kenosha. The public is also invited to create drawings or poetry next to the artworks that inspire them.

2021 Art + Poetry = ARTERY