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Kelly came to TH2 to create a series of landscape paintings. She studied painting at Massachusetts College of Art, then spent two years studying classical painting and design with Numael Pulido, and also two years at the Art Students League, where she received a merit scholarship. Her work has been published in American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, Fine Art Today, Boston Magazine and The Boston Globe. Visit her website to learn more about Kelly and where you can view and buy her work: www.kellycarmody.com
Cathy came to TH2 to write an article for "Quilter's Newsletter" Magazine about the unique process she does with the disperse dye process, and also to make a large quilt to go with the article. She taught elementary art for 29 years, and was named elementary art educator of the year in the state of Maine in 2013. Cathy has published 12 articles in "Arts & Activities" magazine. She was one of the founders of Gallery 302. Solo shows included: Deartrees Gallery 2007, Frost Farm Gallery 2010. View Cathy's work online: www.gallery302.com
Hannah spent her time at TH2 rewroting, editing and sketching for the manuscript of an illustrated children’s book she's been working on. Hannah is an artist/illustrator of children’s books, illustrated narratives, and collages. Originally from Vermont, she is now based in Montpelier, and has produced art in Cape Town, New York City and Vermont. Her illustrations have won awards in Cape Town and the US.
She has attended residencies in Vermont,
Cape Town and Brazil. Visit her website to
learn more about Hannah and her work: www.draw-lucky.com
Una came to TH2 to work on a group of paintings for an exhibition, and to develop a promotional plan and launch a blog. Una earned her MFA in painting at the New York Academy of Art’s Graduate School of Figurative Art, and studied at the National College of Art & Design in Dublin and the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. Her most recent project is an exhibition of acrylic and collage works at Art Access Gallery in Salt Lake City, in June 2015. To learn more about Una, visit her website www.unapett.com or check out her blog: www.alwayswithinnever.blogspot.com
At TLC, Pamela Loring finished rewriting her first novel, leaving her time enough to query agents, and begin her second. Pamela is a writer and editor, with a background in publishing. She runs a writers’ group for North River Arts Society, for which she organizes literary events and workshops. For her fiction, she’s grateful to have been awarded an Edward Albee Foundation Fellowship, a Ragdale residency, and the TLCF grant. Visit her website to learn more about Pamela and her work: www.pamelaloring.net
Michelle came to TLC to finish and release her second novel, establish her business MNO Media, LLC, and create an online presence and marketing plan for the business. Michelle is the bestselling author of Jane, Remember Me, Type N and Taking Names. She wrote and published her first book at the tender age of thirteen and has been writing ever since. A graduate of Biola University, she continues to write and publish under her company, MNO Media, LLC.
Malgorzata came to TLC to work on translating a few chapters of her book to English, and to work on her screenplay based on her book. Malgorzata studied literature, film and art history and holds a Ph.D. from Wrocław University. She has published more than 300 articles and two books: 'Arthur Penn in conversations', and 'A Small Town'. Malgorzata also works as a documentary filmmaker ("Arthur Penn"), where she has more than 70 interviews with veterans of WWII, is linked to the official site of an Oscar winning director Peter Weir movie ("The Way Back"), and has had several screenings of her experimental work in New York.
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Barbara has come to TH2 twice to work on her historical novel in which autism connects disparate American and European characters. Working title: The Digger Resistance, the novel features an elderly Eastern European immigrant with autism, portions of which won a SUNY graduate school dean’s medal. Barbara is also the author of three books, including Muddy Cup: A Dominican Family Comes of Age in a New America, a landmark work of narrative non-fiction. She also works as an editor for both new and experienced authors.
Visit her website to learn more about Barbara and her work: www.barbarafischkin.com
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Nancy came to TLC in October, 2013 to complete the third draft of a novel, 'Wild Mountain', about small-town Vermont. Nancy is a writer and psychotherapist in Vermont and New Hampshire. She writes essays and fiction, and her first novel 'Sea Level' received several awards. In her therapy practice Nancy specializes in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and leads retreats in mindfulness and writing.
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Janet is the author of two mystery novels set in the wine districts of France, published by Poisoned Pen Press: Champagne: The Farewell, and Bordeaux: The Bitter Finish. She came to TH2 to complete a second draft of a literary novel, 'Moira's Secret'. Janet has written over twenty non-fiction books for young adults (Chelsea House Publishers, NYC), and also works as an editor and teacher.
Her books can be purchased in all formats at Amazon, B&N, Booksense, and independent bookstores. Learn more about Janet and her work: www.janethubbard.com
Carand came to TLCF to conduct research and write the definitive biography of Martha's Vineyard chicken poet Nancy Luce. Carand's poetry and creative nonfiction is featured in Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Art New England Magazine, and elsewhere. Her work has been listed as a notable in The Best American Essays series. She has received scholarships to the Key West Literary Seminar and The Fine Arts Work Center.
Learn more about Carand and her work: http://www.carandburnet.com
Lisa Richards is a clinical social worker and author in Southern California. In 2012, Lisa co-authored Dear Mallory: Letters to a Teenage Girl Who Killed Herself (New Middle Press). Dear Mallory received an Honorable Mention in the Eric Hoffer Book Awards, was called "hauntingly candid" by the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and has been added to the recommended reading list of the American Association of Suicidology. Lisa's subsequent poetry chapbook, Their Sobering Suicides (Finishing Line Press) was called "devastatingly, beautifully articulate" by Paul Gilmartin of the Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast. Lisa came to Turkey Land Cove Foundation to work on her memoir, Ripples and Dominos.
Learn more about Lisa and her work: http://www.dearmalloryletters.com/
Greta came to TH2 to work on branding, marketing, and website building for her business. She is a Licensed Acupuncturist with a Family medicine practice serving the communities of the North Shore of Boston. Greta treats pediatric, adolescent, adults, and the elderly in a gentle, healing, and patient-centric practice. She has worked in various settings; community clinics, world class spas, monasteries in Nepal, centers in Europe, and private practices. She assists people with both acute and chronic health issues and provide education and treatments to keep them well and healthy. She specializes in trauma, patients undergoing cancer treatments and cancer survivors, and infertility. Visit her website to learn more about Greta and her work: www.acupuncturefamilycare.com
Kim has stayed at TH2 twice. The first time she accomplished the transcription of her dissertation research interviews. She was then able to begin analysis and construct what would become her theory of contemplative leadership. (Click here to view Kim's dissertation online.) The second time she transitioned her scholarly work into conference presentations and workshops. Kim holds a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change and a M.Ed. in Counseling. She served as Department Chair of Integral Psychology at Burlington College, founded The Institute of Contemplative Studies, and was Executive Director of the Dignity Foundation. She currently serves as Program Officer at the Mind and Life Institute for their Academy for Contemplative & Ethical Leadership, is an ordained Buddhist Chaplain, and is a lifelong activist for social change and advocate for human rights.
Visit her website to learn more about Kim and her work: www.mindandlife.org/acel/
Meaghan came to TLC to complete medical school applications, which included writing multiple essays. During her stay, she was able to complete over 10 applications each containing over 4 essays. Meaghan is 26 years old and comes from Dartmouth, MA. She currently lives in Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, in 2010 from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Meaghan is in her second year at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine -VCOM, where she is Vice President of the VCOM Internal Medicine Club. In October 2014, Meaghan attended a medical international Mission Trip in Dominican Republic.