Marie Howe, Writing, USA
American poet Marie Howe is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Magdalene (2017, WW Norton). She has been awarded fellowships from The Academy of American Poets, The Guggenheim Foundation, and The National Endowment for the Arts. In 2012 she was named State Poet of New York, and in 2020 she was named Poet-in-Residence at The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine in New York City. Presently, she is a chancellor of The Academy of American Poets. She has taught at Columbia University, NYU, and Sarah Lawrence College.
Brigitta Varadi, Visual Arts, Hungary
Brigitta Varadi is a Hungarian born artist who lives and works in Pine Plains, NY. She exhibited at Katonah Museum, Spartanburg Art Museum, Burlington City Arts, Hunt Museum, Budapest Gallery, and Culturel Irlandais, among others. Varadi is a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Interdisciplinary and a grant recipient from Arts Council of Ireland, Leitrim County Council, and Culture Ireland. She has been awarded residencies at MacDowell, the Museum of Arts and Design, NARS Foundation, The Marble House Project, LOCIS-European Cultural Program, and Leitrim Sculpture Centre, among others.