Thursday, May 31, 2007

Interfictions-inspired art opening June 2

Three Dimensions: an interstitial art show combining art, music and writing inspired by the launch of the Interfictions anthology edited by Delia Sherman and Theodora Goss.

Sleeping Dragon Gallery
340 W. Nepessing Street

Lapeer, MI 48446
Phone: 810-245-9278


Friday, June 1 through Saturday, June 9, 2007
Saturday, June 2: Meet the Artists Reception, 2 to 5 p.m.
Hours: 11-5 Tuesday through Friday, by appointment on Mondays


Ceallaigh Dwyer is a nationally known soft sculpture artist whose work has been featured in Art Doll Quarterly. Inspired by Brian Froud and Jim Henson, her pieces range in size from three inches to six feet. She blends nature, fairy tales, mythology and history to create sculptures expressing wisdom, charm and mischievousness. Working in a small studio in Flint, surrounded by her creations, she calls her company It's a Scream Productions. When not sewing, Ceallaigh writes fantasy and has been published in Nice Tattoo! The Magazine of Shadow Fiction and Morbid Curiousity. She currently has a novel in progress.

Tempest Smith Foundation: The portrait of Tempest Smith, painted by Kim Perkins-Murillo, will be on display. Hounded at school by teasing and bullying, Tempest Smith committed suicide at the age of 12. Following her death, her mother, Denessa Smith, founded the Tempest Smith Foundation to enlighten the public about diversity and acceptance. The portrait is an original oil on canvas depicting the three phases of womanhood and unity through diversity. For more information please visit

Melodie Bolt is a poet and short-story writer whose work blurs the boundaries of science fiction, fantasy, environmentalism, spirituality and feminism. Influenced by Greek and Roman mythology, Charlotte Bronte, Edgar Allen Poe, Frank Herbert and Ursula LeGuin, her characters' voices are diverse and lingering. Her work has appeared in Kiss Machine, Nice Tattoo! The Magazine of Shadow Fiction, Seasons of the Moon, Priestess Pathways, Pan Gaia and Sage Woman. She lives in Lapeer, Michigan with her husband, three children, four cats and a pond full of fish.

Don Morey is a fey changling who plays in the world as artist, musician and gallery owner.

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