Exhibition | Art and Ekphrastic Poetry

October 19 - November 19, 2023

The third annual Art and Ekphrastic poetry collaboration between Page Gallery and the Poets Corner. This show makes connections between visual art and poetry to deepen our understanding of both.

We invite you to write poems in response to the images in this exhibition. Submissions are closed. Thank you for the 165 poems submitted! 

Poems selected as Poets' Choice will be read on Zoom with The Poets Corner 4-5:30pm Sunday, November 12, 2023

Poems selected as Artists' Choice will be read In-person at Page Gallery | 1pm Saturday, November 18, 2023

Poets' Choice poets: Charles Becker, Sarah Bitter, Margaret Haberman, Judy Kaber, Elizabeth Kuelbs, Cynthia Reeves, David Sloan, Maya Stein, Anna Warrock, Lucinda Ziesing. Read these poems at The Poets Corner.

Artists' Choice poets: Peg Bettcher, Isaana Chrispin, Marie Den Bosch, Kay Elmore, Chrys Hahn, Michelle Holland, Emily James, Hayden Lyman, Flynn Mitchell, Licia Morelli, Karen Hand Ogg, Whitney Schmidt, Amy Ralston Seife, Anna St Aubrey, Maya Stein, Lucinda Ziesing. Read these poems below.

See past poetry and art pairings here - 2022 Artists' Choice, 2021 Artists' Choice2021 Poets' Choice.


Old Friends [right-angled screwdriver, vintage hammer, wrench, lock and key]

$1,200
James P. Abbott
Old Friends [right-angled screwdriver, vintage hammer, wrench, lock and key]
found object assemblage, 12.5x10.5"

The Middle of the Middle of Nowhere [sagebrush, rusted iron, fungus, slate and toy horse]

$1,200
James P. Abbott
The Middle of the Middle of Nowhere [sagebrush, rusted iron, fungus, slate and toy horse]
found object assemblage, 13x9.5"

Exhale Salutations feat. Magnolia and Bitter-Berry

$5,000
Hannah Berta
Exhale Salutations feat. Magnolia and Bitter-Berry
acrylic and oil on arches paper, 26x31"

Fog Day Grass

$1,800
Hannah Berta
Fog Day Grass
cut paper, 20x20"

Meghan Brady as a Young Grace Hartigan

$6,500
Gideon Bok
Meghan Brady as a Young Grace Hartigan
oil on linen, 23x22"

The Back End of the Ocean, 1/5

$6,800
J.T. Gibson
The Back End of the Ocean, 1/5
kiln cast glass, 9x9x3"

Mariner's Dream #3, 1/12

$4,200
J.T. Gibson
Mariner's Dream #3, 1/12
kiln cast glass, 9x9x0.75"

Falling Water maquette

$2,800
J.T. Gibson
Falling Water maquette
cast bronze, 18"

Three Junes, 3/5

$9,600
J.T. Gibson
Three Junes, 3/5
bronze, 87.5x1.5x1.375"

Baba Yaga Weaving, 1/10

$1,200
Sarah Horowitz
Baba Yaga Weaving, 1/10
etching with gouache hand-coloring, 11.375 x 8”

Ask for a Needle and Thread, 1/10

$1,500
Sarah Horowitz
Ask for a Needle and Thread, 1/10
etching with gouache hand-coloring, 11.375 x 16”

Study of a Butterfly

$950
Sal Taylor Kydd
Study of a Butterfly
platinum palladium, 6x8"

Toy Horse

$950
Sal Taylor Kydd
Toy Horse
platinum palladium, 8x6"

Square Drawing Room Study

$1,800
Susan Lichtman
Square Drawing Room Study
acrylic gouache on panel, 12x12"

Open Plan Interior Study

$1,800
Susan Lichtman
Open Plan Interior Study
acrylic gouache on panel, 12x12"

Cyan Kitchen

$1,800
Susan Lichtman
Cyan Kitchen
acrylic gouache on panel, 9x12"

Argent Moon

$7,000
Nathaniel Meyer
Argent Moon
oil on canvas, 36x48"

Textile fragment with Carmine Flower Sprig

$1,600
Antonia Munroe
Textile fragment with Carmine Flower Sprig
pigment dispersion on myrobalan dyed linen, mounted on panel, 8x6"

Textile fragment with Band of White and Blue Diagonal Flowers

$1,600
Antonia Munroe
Textile fragment with Band of White and Blue Diagonal Flowers
pigment dispersion on myrobalan dyed linen, mounted on panel, 8x6"

Dooryard Abundance

$9,000
Colin Page
Dooryard Abundance
oil on canvas, 30x40"

Under the Apple Tree

$2,500
Colin Page
Under the Apple Tree
oil on canvas, 16x20"

Memorable Patterns

$10,000
Colin Page
Memorable Patterns
oil on canvas, 40x40"

Audrey's Apple Tree

$14,500
Colin Page
Audrey's Apple Tree
oil on canvas, 46x46"

Our Basement

$4,000
Terry Powers
Our Basement
oil on canvas, 20x22"

Empire

$900
Anneli Skaar
Empire
oil on panel, 4x6"

Serenade 10

$9,500
Gail Spaien
Serenade 10
acrylic on linen, 44x41"

Red Chairs

SOLD
Gail Spaien
Red Chairs
acrylic on linen, 55x60"

Quinn Sleeping

SOLD
Holden Willard
Quinn Sleeping
oil on canvas, 15x15"

Sprite

$1,200
David Wilson
Sprite
acrylic on monkscloth, 24x20"