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July Gallery at the Garden Presents: Artist Pamela Wagner “From Madness to Celebration” & “St. Michael High School Digital Photography”

7 July, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

From Madness to Celebration with Pamela Wagner

“The author of Learning to See in Three Dimensions  a book of poems and art (Green Writers Press and Sundog Poetry Center, June 2017) and We Mad Climb Shaky Ladders, (Cavankerry Press, 2009) a book of poems about living with schizophrenia, Pamela Spiro Wagner graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1975 and attended medical school for one and a half years, despite a five month hospitalization her freshman year of college and another the following year.

Despite her diagnosis, she has won many awards for her writing, including First Place in the 2001/2 international poetry competition sponsored by the BBC World Service and judged by Nobelist Wole Soyinke, first place in the Tunxis Poetry Review twice, and two Connecticut State Mental Health Media awards “for professional journalists” for articles written for the Hartford Courant.



She has written WAGblog since 2003, currently at Wagner is a visual artist as well; her work can be seen on various posts at her blog page until she re-establishes another art website. Two of her colored pencil art works recently appeared in the first edition (January 2014) of COLLECTIVE Dream Arts Magazine. Wagner, an identical twin, was born in “in the army” in Tacoma, Washington. Although she lived almost all of her life in Connecticut, she relocated to Vermont, the “state of her dreams,” in 2014.


Saint Michael High School Digital Photography

Highlighted student work from the Saint Michael High School elective, Introduction to Digital Photography taught by Bill Steele of Gorham Mountain Photography. Gorham Mountain Photography is located in the historic Brooks House on the corner of Main and High Streets in Brattleboro, Vermont. Saint Michael School, located in the heart of downtown, has been a Brattleboro fixture since 1874.

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7 July, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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