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On Monday, July 9, join Crooked Tree Arts Center for their second “Movie Mondays: Art and Design Films.” The featured film is Georgia O’Keeffe, and the screening begins at 5:30 p.m.
In the film, Georgia O’Keeffe discusses her marriage to photographer Alfred Stieglitz and recounts their involvement in the formative years of the Modern Art movement. The film features many of her paintings.
Local artist Elizabeth Fergus-Jean, PhD, will host the evening movie. Following the screening, Elizabeth will lead a discussion about the film.
Elizabeth is a nationally recognized interdisciplinary artist, author, and lecturer on visual thinking, creativity, and archetypes in media. She received her PhD in the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica and her MFA from the University of Washington. Her artwork is widely exhibited and held in numerous public and private collections. It has also appeared on the covers of several international myth and depth psychology journals and books, including all eight issues of Mythosphere. Her recent publications include Illuminating Letters: Paintings and Essays on the Kabbalah (Art & Psyche), and several articles on image and psyche. She has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. Elizabeth has been a community arts advocate for over 35 years, focusing on the expanding role of the arts in education, serving as the Chair for grants, artist-in-schools, and technology integration committees. A passionate educator, she currently teaches in the graduate Humanities Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute, and also works as a creativity consultant helping individuals find their authentic creative voice.
The next “Movie Mondays: Art and Design Films” event, takes place on Monday, August 13 with a screening of Rivers and Tides, a film featuring the work of artist Andy Goldsworthy.
“Movie Mondays: Art and Design Films” are sponsored in part by Tom and Sarah Post of Diversified Portfolios, Inc. and Buday + Kruzel Architects PLLC.
For more information about “Movie Mondays: Art and Design Films,” please contact the Crooked Tree Arts Center at 231-347-4337 or visit www.crookedtree.org. Crooked Tree Arts Center is located at 461 E. Mitchell Street, downtown Petoskey.