rOGUE Gallery Art Writers 2020/2021
Eastern Edge is happy to announce the line up for our emerging art writer’s opportunity in conjunction with the rOGUE Gallery!
Terry Doyle is a writer from the Goulds. In 2017 he won the Percy Janes First Book Award, and was a finalist for the NLCU Fresh Fish Award. Terry published his first book (DIG) in 2019, and it became a finalist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the Alistair MacLeod Short Fiction Award, The Margaret and John Savage First Book Award, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Award for fiction.
Click here to read his piece on Georga Dawkin’s exhibition, INFESTATION.
Andrea McGuire is a freelance journalist, emerging audio producer, and musician living in St. John’s. She’s published her writing with the Newfoundland Quarterly Online, CBC NL, The Coast, and Halifax Magazine, and has an MA degree in Folklore from Memorial University. Andrea plays bass in Lo Siento and accordion at her cats. She’s currently collaborating on a puppet film with her partner and making a radio documentary about a language inventor for CBC’s Atlantic Voice.
Click here to read the piece on Lily Taylor’s exhibition, Funck Dancing for Self Defence
Flora May is an Inuk artist and educator residing in Toronto, Ontario. She received her Diploma in Textile Arts from College of the North Atlantic (St. John’s, Newfoundland) and is currently pursuing her Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design Furniture at Sheridan College. Her work is informed by skills learned at home in NunatuKavut territory, Labrador. Flora leads youth programming ranging from sewing to watercolour, and aims to produce work while promising safe and accessible spaces for Indigenous youth to create and enjoy art.
Click here to read her piece Molly Margaret’s Micro-process for Mini Homes