Catherine Conroy will be in Word of Art 2

Congratulations to author Catherine Conroy! Her work has been selected to be in the Word of Art 2 exhibition and publication! Catherine writes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. In addition to her MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago, she has attended conferences and workshops throughout the United States, is published and has received several awards. She is affiliated with the professional writer’s organization In Print, and Chicago Writer’s Association.

Her work, Baseball, was selected by artist John C. Naretta. John started painting in the 1980’s with a main emphasis on oil and acrylic landscapes.  He has exhibited art in the Eggstravaganza Art Show in Egg Harbor, Rockford’s spring and fall Art Scenes, Nicholas Conservatory, Katie’s Cup, Emerson House and the Winnebago County Fair.

Authors are invited to read their selected works and the original art will be displayed at the Word of Art 2 Gallery Exhibition and Book Release Reception at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Gallery on Friday, September 4, 2015. The gallery opens at 5:00 with the program beginning at 6:00. The reception is free and open to the public.

Pre-ordered books will be available for pickup at the Word of Art 2 reception. Additional copies will be available for sale at the reception ($15 for In Print members, $20 for non-members).