ARTWalk is an annual collaboration between Tower poets and local Carnegie Gallery artists as one of the many Arts Dundas festivities in early November. The Carnegie Gallery initiated this project in the early 1990s as a means of extending art and poetry into community life.
Tower poets (TPS members only) were invited to create poetry in response to the work of Carnegie Gallery member artists during the month of AUGUST…
Below are samples from ART Walk 2023, featuring the work of a first-time poet and 2 first-time artist participants in the event:
Precarious Roots, by Kim Smart (Alvarado)
Inspired by Precarious (above), artist Lynn MacIntyre
Bronte Farm House, by Norman Brown
Inspired by Bronte Farmhouse (above), artist Barry Coombs
Inauspicious Arrow, by Jim Tomkins
Inspired by The Psychology of Hope (above), artist Neil Sharpe
Poetry and art copyright © the author and the artist, respectively.
To view numerous samples of ArtWalk poems and art from previous years, please visit http://towerpoetry.ca/poetryplus.