Posts Tagged “Rachel Carson”

“WE ARE ALL RELATED – science shows us the ways – May we be inspired to care for the earth in our day.”

Posted on December 26th, 2015 by admin

Rachel Carson left us a legacy of understanding about the interrelatedness of species on earth and the fragile web of life, under duress, since she first wrote “Silent Spring”. This article by Bob Keyes in the Maine Sunday Telegram (12/20/15) shows her influence on my life and my work. One thing I learned in making [...]

Gallery talk at George Marshall Store Gallery

Posted on July 24th, 2013 by admin

“All the life of the planet is interrelated… each species has its own ties to others, and all are related to the earth.” – Rachel Carson My goal as an artist is to reveal the deep ecology of being. “Being IS relation,” the philosopher Jonathan Edwards said. If I am in relation, or “interrelated” as [...]

Building Nests at George Marshall Store Gallery

Posted on June 8th, 2013 by admin

Well, I’ve built my nest indoors at the George Marshall Store Gallery for the exhibit, “Rachel Carson: The Enduring Legacy.” It’s all there in black and white: the messages inside the eagles’ eggs (Raku-fired with the help of my friend Sharon Townshend) are displayed in contrasting type on the pedestal. Facts about why DDT was [...]

Sierra Club, Maine Chapter – March Film Event

Posted on March 19th, 2013 by admin

InterRelated: One Artist’s Response to Rachel Carson. An Evening with Kate Cheney Chappell. Sierra Club Maine would like to invite you to their March film event, InterRelated: One Artist’s Response to Rachel Carson. An Evening with Kate Cheney Chappell. Kate will present a short film, photos and commentary on her art. When: Friday, March 22, [...]

Eagle’s Nest Installation

Posted on September 24th, 2012 by admin

In homage to Rachel Carson, on the 50th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, Kate and Chatham University student volunteers created an installation of an eagle’s nest. Corey, the art professor had collected lots of deadwood from the campus with one of his students, and together the artist and students built the nest slightly [...]

Poetry Readings by Jean LeBlanc & Marjorie Agosin

Posted on September 7th, 2012 by admin

Jean LeBlanc a poet and the Executive Editor for the Paulinskill Poetry Project, and Marjorie Agosin, a poet, human rights activist, and literary critic will read from their works on Friday September 28th, from 4:00 – 5:00 PM in the Woodland Building, Room 103 across from the Woodland Art Gallery. Jean LeBlanc will read her [...]

InterRelated, One Artist’s Response to Silent Spring

Posted on August 20th, 2012 by admin

Kate Cheney Chappell honors Rachel Carson in solo exhibit at Chatham University, Pittsburg, PA InterRelated: One Artist’s Response to Silent Spring MONOPRINTS | MIXED MEDIA | INSTALLATION September 27 through November 15, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 27, 5:00-7:00 PM Chatham Art Gallery, Shadyside Campus Honoring the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson’s [...]

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