Fall 2015 Panel Members MARY BECELIA has lived and worked in the Fredericksburg area for over 20 years. She has written for The Front Porch, The Free-Lance Star, and currently for Fredericksburg Parent and Family Magazine. She is working on her first novel and fills her remaining time with family, friends, organic gardening and occasional travel. KC BOSCH is a photographer, woodworker, and poet living in Rappahannock County Virginia, his home and inspiration for the last two decades. He spends his time making new things and fixing old ones. His poetry can be found at Camel Saloon, Poetry Breakfast, Dead Mule, and vox poetica. His first book, Stealing Days, was made possible by a Claudia Mitchell Fund grant through the Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community, RAAC. COURTENAY JONES holds a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Painting and Printmaking and has spent her adult life supporting and collecting art and inspiring her children’s creativity. She is currently working with mixed media and Polaroid film. DAVID LOVEGROVE is a member of Art First Gallery, Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts (FCCA), National Art Education Association, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Smithsonian Institution. Lovegrove works by studying worn, broken, or deconstructed objects from the natural and human-made world and sketching or photgraphing them. His finished pieces become metaphors for universal ideas about the world, where he seeks to depict the formal and abstract qualities of objects and places, but also shows them representing something beyond the surface. He is influenced by Kurt Schwitters, Charles Sheeler, Gordon Matta-Clark, Claes Oldenburg, Richard Diebenkorn, Wayne Thiebaud, Cubists artists, architecture and photography. JENNA VILLFORTH VEAZEY has made her home in rural Virginia with her family, a stray cat, a mess of chickens, bees and three large dogs. She is a member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and her poems for children have appeared in Baby Bug Magazine and Highlights Hello. You can find her on her blog stirringsandstories.wordpress.com.
Water Street Studio Artists A bird watcher for twenty years, ELIZABETH W. SEAVER began to recognize people she knew in the facial expressions of her favorite birds. When she went to paint them, she changed their portraits in an act of self preservation. LYNETTE L. REED is a fine & fiber artist by day and a closet writer at all other times. She finds inspiration in nature and in odd and unusual places. SUSAN CARTER MORGAN is a teacher, a poet, a letterpress printer, and an introvert. She wishes she could draw and paint, and she’s given up on yoga. She’s hoping meditation will stick.
Fredericksburg Literary & Art Review Volume 3, Issue 1
FLAR is an independently published literary and art magazine located in Fredericksburg, Virginia.