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On Hearing Bach in An Unfamiliar Church
In a plain white church we gathered, waiting for music. Cold northern sunlight streamed in through tall mullioned windows paned with the wavy glass found only in the oldest of New England buildings.
Although alien to me, drenched as I am in the tradition of incense, painted statuary and Gothic stone, I settled comfortably into the simplicity.
And then the music filling that small space with majesty. It took to me to a place where I could close my eyes and, unseeing, smile. 2013 RC deWinter
This organ, opus 154, resides in Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Killingworth, Connecticut. It was built by Karl Wilhelm Inc. of Mont-St.Hilaire, Quebec, Canada, designed and constructed construction true to historic 17th-century specifications. The free-standing case is white oak, and the pipe shades are hand-carved butternut gilded with 22 karat gold leaf. Ebony covers the natural keys; the sharps are rosewood plated with cow bone. There are 8 metal pipe stops and the Bourdon, 16' and 18', are played with the feet on a pedal board. In all the organ has 635 pipes capable of producing a wide range of sound, from soft to bright and majestic.
Hello and welcome to my portfolio; I hope the year is treating you gently.
I am a self-taught photographer and digital artist. I have been shooting photos for over 30 years and digitally painting them for nearly ten. Many pieces have been featured in both print and online journals, and five of my works were licensed by ABC-TV for use as set decor on the show "Desperate Housewives."
I am happy to paint on commission. For more information, please email: email@example.com If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.
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April 25, 2014 ~ My haiku was chosen by the New York Times staff from over 2,800 submitted and sent with their other choices to Marie Howe, state poet of New York. She honored mine along with others and they appeared in both the print and online editions of the paper. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/04/27/nyregion/new-york-city-in-haiku.html
February 26, 2013: An amazing thing happened today - I have been announced as one of the five finalists for a Shorty Award in Art. The Shorty Awards are given to the producers of the best of online social media in a variety of categories and I am honored to be in the running.
August 2, 2012: I am honored to have been showcased in Official Feature Online Entertainment New Magazine in the article "Connecticut’s Artist Expressionist: RC deWinter" highlighting my work in the arts. My thanks to the editors and staff. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/N6z4Yl
May 1, 2012: I am proud and also humbled to have several poems and paintings prominently featured in the First Anniversary Issue of Pink Panther Magazine. See my work on pp 52-57: http://bit.ly/KoMryO Purchase this beautifully produced magazine of women's art and writing here: http://bit.ly/In88Eg Thanks and bright blessings to the marvellous editors of Pink Panther for this extraordinary validation of my work.
April 6, 2012: Thanks to editor/writer Dominic Richardson at ARTbracket for this article on me and my work. http://bit.ly/HrZmDd
My October 2011 solo show at the Arts of Tolland Gallery in Connecticut was a great success. I am greatly honored to be the first digital artist invited to exhibit there. My thanks to the Board for all their help before, during and after the 5-week show.