In honor of National Poetry Month

Poetry joins art at Local Color Gallery

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 5:00pm

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Local Color Gallery
Belfast  Maine
United States

BELFAST — In honor of National Poetry Month, two Local Color artists will exhibit their poems alongside their art during the month of April.

Leslie Moore, poet and printmaker, will show poems with her relief prints of animals. Her recent work features birds and is influenced by Japanese woodblock prints. Her poems and prose have appeared in English Journal, Take Heart, The Maine Review, The Catch, Café Review, Balancing Act 2, Deep Water, Wait: Poems from the Pandemic, and Artword. 

Debbie Mitchell, poet and painter, began writing 40 years ago, studying with Jack Grapes and others. Her writing has appeared in truth and lies that press for life, Stone in My Pocket, Onthebus, and others. Mitchell began studying painting in 2009, and her focus has been on oil painting for the last ten years. 

Local Color Gallery is located at 135 High Street in Belfast, open Wednesday-Sunday 11-4, for details visit