Dora will be on tour internationally with her collection of poems, the scorched earth and the scorched earth:…
The Pagosa Springs Artist-In-Residence Exhibition and Poetry Reading
Pagosa Springs, CO, November 2008
Featured reading of poetry in collaborative exhibition of The Dreamtime of Horses series with photographer Lenny Foster and as part of residency requirement.
Interwoven Illuminations Ekphrasis Collaboration Event
The Rane Gallery, Taos, NM, October 11, 2008
Dore wrote the original poem, Between Above and Below, by invitation to bridge initial (Bill Rane) and final (Salvatore Giglio) paintings in a one-year, collaborative Ekphrasis process that involved 12 poets and 12 visual artists from the United States.
The Taos Center for The Arts Stables Gallery Summer Reading Series
The Stables Gallery, Taos, NM, August 20, 2008
Featured Poet by invitation of Taos artists, Dawn Chandler and Joan Livingston. Reading series curated by poet Thomas Buckley.
The Master’s Hand: Celebrating Bill Rane
The Rane Gallery, Taos, NM, July 14, 2008
Ekphrasis exhibition and performance for release of the book of the same name based on the original 2007 Reflections On Rane Ekphrasis event (as below). Dora’s poem, Ascending, written in response to Bill’s painting, Man, Woman, Horse is included in this book.
Equine Spirit Sanctuary Benefit Show
The Stables Gallery, Taos, NM February 2008
Original poems of Dora’s paired with photo images by Lenny Foster as fundraising benefit for Taos’s Equine Spirit Sanctuary.
Reading Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
El Peublito Church, Taos, NM, Sunday January 20, 2008
Dora was invited to read this work of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s during service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.