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Donna Mintz

After surviving wildfire, the Hambidge Center fights to get back on track

As Executive Director of The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Jamie Badoud wears many hats. Among them are leader, organizer, fundraiser, cheerleader, supporter and visionary, but until the Thanksgiving week fires in north Georgia when Hambidge found itself in the path of the wildfires that ultimately ravaged over 40,000 acres in Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina, who knew that his role as soldier would be so valuable to the job?...

Review: Stephanie Dowda’s spectral photographs humanize grief

There is a spectral quality to Traces, Stephanie Dowda’s show of black and white archival prints and contact prints at Whitespace Gallery, and for good reason. Dowda made the images, all from 2015-17, in response to her experience of the progression of her mother’s cancer and eventual passing....

Review: Cynthia Farnell’s “Garlands” at Poem88 meditates and mourns

Garlands, an intimate show of photography-based media from Cynthia Farnell at Poem {88}, offers a lovely meditation on … well … loveliness. Five photographs, all ink jet prints on Belgian linen, along with a projection video, offer lush garlands of white, pink and coral flowers, among them many varieties of lily, arranged, as the title suggests, in garlands upon a background of pure black....