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Tuesday Talk | Linden Frederick

August 29, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

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Tuesday, August 29, 5:30pm
Free to CMCA members; others with admission + Sold Out! If interested, RSVP for September 26 event here 

Join us for a Tuesday Talk with artist Linden Frederick discussing his current exhibition Night Stories , a collaboration with 15 noted authors. Stay after the talk for refreshments and further conversation.

The exhibition, Night Stories, and the accompanying book, have been eight years in the making. When artist Linden Frederick (b. 1953) realized a growing number of his collectors are novelists and screenwriters, he wondered what would happen if the writer-illustrator relationship were reversed: the painting first, then the writing. The result is Night Stories. Fifteen celebrated American fiction writers each agreed to select one painting especially created by Frederick as inspiration and then, over the following months, write a unique story inspired by it.

A native of Amsterdam, New York, Linden Frederick’s paintings are celebrated for their evocative light and atmosphere. Compared favorably to Edward Hopper’s American scene paintings, Frederick’s contemporary works suggest the human presence without depicting it, allowing the viewer to complete the narrative.

Frederick has lived and worked in Belfast, Maine since 1989. He has had more than twenty solo exhibitions of his work throughout the United States, including the exhibition You Are Here, held at CMCA in Rockport, in 2010. Night Stories will be on view at CMCA through November 5, 2017.

Who's Attending

20 people are attending Tuesday Talk | Linden Frederick

  • Linda Posson
  • lynn karlin
  • Elaine Abel
  • Andrea Itkin
  • Karen Brace
  • Christine Henehan
  • Dwight D. Gagnon
  • Sarah Szwajkos
  • Susan Metzger
  • lawrence lasser
  • Lolly and Jim Mitchell
  • Leslie E. Piercy
  • JoAnne & Gary R Haynes
  • Lydia kaeyer
  • Laura and Ed Waller
  • Sam Mitchell
  • Mary Baldwin Collins
  • Joe Faber
  • Kathy Irving
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August 29, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
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Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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