Eureka Poet Laureate, (and CR English professor) David Holper, in coordination with the Ink People, presents Humboldt Mash-ups: Where Poetry and Art Collide. This hybrid show will consist of 20 local poets paired with 20 local artists. Both the poems and the artwork explore themes about Humboldt County.
The show runs from September 4-30, 2020, at the Ink People Center for the Arts, located at 525 7th Street. Viewings by appointment: Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5 pm. Masks required. Call (707) 442-8413.
Poets include Laurie Birdsong, Katherine Cech Latonio, Larry Crist, Aline Faben, Anne Fricke, Susanna Gallsidorfer, Margot Genger, James Hawley, Rebekah Jackson, Ginny Kelly, Ryan Van Lenning, Mary Thibodeaux Lentz, Pat McCutcheon, Daniel Mintz, Anne Nicksic, Vinnie Peloso, Hazel Rickard, Wendy Rowan, Neil Tarpey, and Vanessa Vrtiak.
Artists include Robert Adams, Dana Ballard, Kylee Conriquez, Mairead Dodd, Bob Doran, Mikayla Diaz, Rebecca Evans, Annelise Farquhar, Kyrie Flores, Ryan Johnson, Yvonne Kern, Alia Koenig, Taylor LaRue, Julie McNiel, Haley Price, Mir de Silva, Meredith Smith, Samantha Stone, Steven Taylor, and Terry Torgerson.