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International artist/poet, D. Russell was born in Lewes, Delaware. She is Lenape and a member of one of the founding families of Delaware. King's Church marks an ancestor's (an English immigrant) death as 1684, long before this land became America. Russell has resided in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and lives in Fort Collins, Colorado near the Rocky Mountain Foothills in one of the best cities in the USA. Russell is a freelance writer and award winning poet.
Visiting Israel, Crow Moon, Creation Myths, Bird That Sings At Night , To Pull You Closer , Absence of Night , Artifacts , Disclosure , Confessions, Unplugged , Emergency Exit ,click to hear MP3s Readings: Loveland Museum of Art. Thanks for your support.
Experience includes: gallery management, arts education, advocacy and exhibit coordination. Previous owner/director of Parallels Studio. Secretary: International Art Galleries Association, meetings @ The Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, Cultural Arts Chair, Maryland Congress of Parents & Teachers, and VP & Educational chair: Art Institute & Gallery, owner of Parallels Studio, coordinated studio/gallery events with city and county arts events, auditioned & scheduled musicians, poets, artists & performers; classes and exhibits, PR: press releases, television, radio interviews. Founder Kidzart, 1983, instructor of Kidzart@ DelTechCommunityCollege Outreach programs Art Institute & Gallery. County wide projectsdonated to Buckingham Elementary and pediatrics ward of P R Medical Center. Parallels and KIDZART outreach included: Delaware Dept. Social Services , DTCC summer programs, private and public daycare facilities & schools, culminating exhibits of student work in public libraries in Delaware (Kent and Sussex counties) through Director Carolyn Fitzgerald and inWicomico and Worcester Counties: Ocean City, Berlin, Snow Hill and Salisbury, MD. As Ed. Chair with AIG, developed fundraising events and scheduled classes for four semester year @ AI&G. As CAC of Maryland Congress of Parents and Teachers, composed articles on arts education & creativity, developed instructional materials, presented workshops & MCPT Reflections (state wide exhibits). Present member: Poets For Human Rights, Northern Colorado Artists Association, World Haiku Club, Tanka Society of America, Haiku Society of America. Life member, since 05/2001: World Congress of Poets and Anglo-Japanese Tanka Society. Attended World Haiku Festival 2002: Akita, Japan, Haiku North America, NYC, 2003. Featured writer: World Tempos Journal (Japan) Poets Against War, Fiere Lingue (Italy)Verge (USA), AHA Poetry, (USA) Temps Libres (France) Lyrik Welt (Germany) Mothertongue (USA) Tapestry, Moshe Jaffe, Editor - Karachi, Pakistan (Jang Publications), Modern Haiku, Illinois Times (Lee Gurga, Editor), Wildhoney Press, Kamakura Prints, Peter Miller (Japan) Poetry and writing on internet since 1996: Women.com (subsidiary of Women's Day & Redbook). Timothy Bovee, DayPoems
Hard Copy: Previous editor of "Simply Haiku" and "Short Stuff", a journal of short verse.Published in Buddha's Temple, Herons Nest, Haiku Harvest , ISSN: 1557-7619(digital)— ISSN: 1558-9862(print), Haiku Poet, HSA’s Modern Haiku, Mainichi (Japan), AMAZE, Aha Poetry, Gunpowder River Poetry, Yu Ouyang's Otherland. New Zealand Poetry, South African Poetry Review, Scotland Poetry and Japan Times publication: HAIKU NO SUSUME by Ikuyo Yoshimura and Mitsugu Abe, ISBN4-7890-1124-0, (Kinokuniya Books, Ltd. NYC) Haiku North America Anthology: Brocade of Leaves - ISBN 1-878798-27-8, Cherry Blossoms- ISBN 91-974319-90, The 911 Project: September Eleven: Maryland Voices - ISBN# 1-891529-09-9, Shadows Anthology - ISBN 0-7414-066-3, Emerging From Twilight - ISBN 0-7414-1031-1 (others) Relative History: Substitute (elementary) teacher, teacher's assistant and school volunteer. Poetry performances: Fort Collins, Boulder, Loveland, Longmont, Woodstock, Saugerties, New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Silver Spring, Baltimore and Washington DC . Radio interviews: Q105, 96 Rock - 95.5, WICO 97.5 FM, 99.9 FROGGY FM, WSCL-89.5 FM and featured readings, “Native Poetry in Motion" 89.3 FM – WPFW: J. Winter Nightwolf, Washington DC. 88.9 KRFC, "The Poetry Hour" , producer/host:Dona Stein. Everyday Joe's Cafe: reading with Fernando Valerio, CSU. Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Co. (Featured reader: Dona Stein) Organized by: Many Mountains Moving Press Television interviews: WMDT 47 and WBOC #16, morning shows; interviews and news clips. Newspapers: Wilmington Journal, Seaford Leader, Coast Press, The Wave, Cape Gazette, Oceana and Delaware State News (Delaware) Baltimore Sun, The Daily Times (Salisbury), The Messenger, Maryland Coast Press, The Star Democrat, Beachcomber, The Shore Journal and Maryland Dispatch (Maryland). Recent Exhibits : Fort Collins: Cache Bank, College Avenue, Fort Collins Museum, Gallery 253, Linden Street, Everyday Joe's Cafe, Mason Street. Two exhibits, Allen-Mckee House, 1st and Madison, Loveland. Renegade Artists Group, EstesPark (July-September 06), Upcoming exhibits: February 10th ,Aids Foundation Benefit: Hilton Inn. December 1st, opening reception: 4pm - 8:30. Solo exhibit-Mothertongued, Cache Bank, Fort Collins.