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Visiting Emily Dickinson’s house

The film “A Quiet Passion” directed by Terence Davies and starring Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson, showed in Amherst, MA and since we were going, I thought why not go see the homestead too, since it was just down the road. The movie was full of her poetry, her struggles, and showed so accurately the [...]

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Inside Looking Out

Photographic collage by intern, Meghan Graham, of interior or Golgonooza.    

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Visioning and looking in two directions, past & future

 

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Grey Sky, Winter landscape, thru Hearts

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Facing Fear

FEAR                                       (*Article previously published in Vermont Views) Recently I’ve been reminded of the power of fear—our collective and our individual fears: of moving forward, of the unknown, of change. Trauma in life hits us with such unexpected force, catching us unaware or unprepared and sometimes leaving us seemingly incapable of dealing with the after effects: [...]

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From the Archives

Ashuelot’s Julia Ferrari and Dan Carr turn passion into art.  From Posted: Saturday, June 5, 2004 12:00 am in the Keene Sentinel By Will Coghlan Like something out of a limerick, they are two artists from Ashuelot whose names fit together for a piece of clever, if tired, word play. She’s Julia Ferrari. He’s Dan Carr. [...]

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New fall classes list

Announcing our new fall workshops see QUIET FIRE RETREATS

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From Vermont Views Magazine

A QUIET RAIN FALLS           We finally got some cumulative rainfall in New England, a downpour, and the day before, a quiet rain overnight. This is needed here for the crops to grow … that slow penetration of water, to mingle and make available the soil nutrients, then sun to warm [...]

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Fall Workshop/ Retreat series

   QUIET FIRE WORKSHOPS   Golgonooza International School of Typography & Letters   conducts Classes & Workshops as well as having some special residency programs for students in the following areas:   Typography, Binding, Letterpress printing, Broadside making, Art/Printmaking, Writing     2016 Season   QUIET FIRE workshop/ retreat series   Taught By JULIA FERRARI [...]

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Quiet Fire Retreat

Today I held the first Quiet Fire Retreat, with four of us (Anna Horvath, Gahlord DeWald, Greg Fisher, and myself), working improvisationally together, constructing a complex letterpress form, using lots of multi-letter sizing  and hand fitting…hard work… especially doing design changes, which require reworking the fill spacing around the various sizes. We pushed beyond the [...]

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