Now on view through December 6th

 Writing the Walls! 

The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) and director, Mara Mills, are really excited to present work for this season’s word/image project called, Writing the Walls! Over the past ten years, the word/image collaborations, between the HVCCA, Mills, and many of our writers, have resulted in poems, prose, and plays inspired by the art. Two of the plays created will have a second run at the Manhattan Repertory Theater in May and June 2015.

Writing the Walls is another opportunity to put word and art together. Writing the Walls invited writers to respond to works in the current art show at the HVCCA: Love: the First of the 7 Virtues. This word/image project was mainly for poets who live and/or work in Westchester to focus loving attention on the homefront.

Writers were invited in May and June of 2015 to commune with the art of the Love show at HVCCA choose one or two works that spoke to them, and write. In July, a committee choose work for inclusion.

August – December, selected poems/prose/plays are displayed with the related works around the gallery for visitors to read as they view the work. Work selected will be put  into a binder to be kept post exhibit in the museum’s library space.

Featured Writers:

Sam Bailey • Donna Barkman • Elizabeth Burk • Tess Cronin • Ruth Handel • Tony Howarth • Mindy Kronenberg • Robert Miss • Alicia Morgan • Richard Jeffrey Newman • Charlotte Walsh • Lily Wolf

Click here to read the featured poems!

HVCCA would like to thank the following sponsors:



City of Peekskill





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