On Friday, May 2, Rick’s photo paintings of Falls Church and Arlington, VA will be featured at the Stifel & Capra Gallery in downtown Falls Church as part of the first Friday festivities. As the featured artist, Rick will have a full panoply of shots of these small towns for people to enjoy. For a preview, you can take a look at the Falls Church photo paintings and the Arlington photo paintings in our website store.But please come join us for the festivities and tasty goodies!
The Stifel & Capra gallery is located at 260 West Broad Street in Falls Church — it has all kinds of neat retro gifts, too.
The Amichai Windows
Meanwhile, we continue our work on The Amichai Windows and plan on starting a blog to detail the process of this three-year long project which is finally coming to fruition. The book will feature 18 of Yehuda Amichai’s poems, each one dealing with a different view of life in Israel today and illustrated with archival photos and original artwork, including hand papercuts by Deborah Band. We will only be producing 18 copies of this book, each poem letterpressed and featured in its own protective triptych covering.
Amichai was one of the greatest poets that Israel has produced in modern times.
“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ~ Pablo Picasso
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At Turtle Light Press, it is our mission to help you regain a sense of calm and peacefulness through beautifully handmade books, fine art prints, digital paintings and an array of note cards, including sumi-e note cards and Jewish note cards. Whether it’s a gift to yourself or another, you will thank yourself for doing so – and we would like to thank you.
Sign up for our newsletter by using our contact form and we’ll send you a free note card to cherish. For us, it is about the love of the craft — combining words and graphics to create artwork and books that will resonate for you in a deep way. To learn more about our artwork, please view our store gallery and services!
If you would like, you can take a break here from the fast-paced information highway by reading a haiku poem, admire a Japanese sumi-e ink painting, or read about one of our musician note cards. Have any questions? We would be glad to be in touch through our e-mail or by phone at 908-227-7951.
Want to have a memoir writing workshop or a Hebrew poetry reading? A haiku program on Nick Virgilio or a bookmaking workshop? Or a talk about what it’s like to be a reporter and poet in Israel? Take a look at some of our talks/workshops and let us know how we can be of help to your group or organization. We are located in Arlington, VA, and are particularly open to doing talks/workshops in the Washington, D.C. vicinity.