The Archive - Afterhours Magazine

Taos, from the series, Age of the Domiciles

Patricia McMillen is an Illinois writer, musician, and community activist. Her poems, essays and creative nonfiction have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies. " 
We met Patricia during a Ragdale Foundation Residency a few years ago.  She will be publishing her poem,  "Square One" in After Hours, a Journal of Chicago Writing and Art  Issue 26, Winter 2013.
her work was inspired by our 1987 photograph from our Age of the Domiciles series.

Stella Group at Filter Photography Festival

Many of our Stella Critique Group colleagues experienced reviews at Filter Fest 2013
Alice Hargrave presents to Fred Bidwell

Aline Smithson reviews the prints of Jean Sousa

Mary Farmilant presents her book to Elizabeth Avedon

Aimee Beaubien shows new collages to Karsten Lund

Creative Capital Workshop - Life Changer

Barb Attended the Professional Development in November 2013


China Bound

Fifteen portraits from Natural History (and Barbara) will be heading to the Lishui Photo Festival in  Zhejiang Province, China from November 4-10, 2013. Curated by Yan Li of High Noon Culture and Art Corp. and Blue Mitchell, the show "Unconventional Photography" includes works by these outstanding unconventional photographers:
Jim Leisy "American Scientist"
S. Gayle Stevens  "Allegory"
Clay Lipsky  "Exposed"
Fritz Leidtke "Astra Velum"
Heidi Kirkpatrick "Lost and Found"
Ryan Zoghlin "Aerotones"
Bill Vaccaro "The Things She Left Behind"
Kim Kauffman "Confluence"
Jennifer B. Husdson "Medic"
Susan Kae Grant  "Theatrical Realms of the Whimsical and Tragic"
It ought to be an adventure traveling with these visionaries.