Opening reception – October 18, 2015
Grid Furnishings celebrates grand opening in Worthington and fifth anniversary with Kirsten Bowen solo art exhibit, HOMECOMING. An opening reception will be held October 18, 2015, immediately following the 12:30 ribbon cutting for the new Grid Furnishings location.Bowen, an Ohio native, will discuss her work & process and invite Ohio poets, Steven Abbott, Pamela Brown, Colin Dearth and Steven E. Katz M.D., to read selected poems featured in her paintings. Singer, songwriter, Sarah Mann, will perform her original song “Young Love”. The lyrics to “Young Love” are part of a 32 foot wide, four panel painting titled “Believe in Yourself”. Other featured paintings on display will include “Loosed Leaves” based upon a haiku written by award winning poet Amos White, and “I Have Been a Stranger in a Strange Land” based on a poem by Rita Dove, 1993 – 1996 poet laureate of the United States. Both White and Dove are natives of Ohio.