Winter 2017 Artwork

Wayne Atherton:  is senior editor of The Café Review and a mixed media collagist.  He lives in Kittery, Maine.

John M. Bennett:  has published, exhibited and performed his word art worldwide in thousands of publications and venues.  He was editor and publisher of Lost and Found Times (1975–2005), and is Curator of the Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries.  Richard Kostelanetz has called him “the seminal American poet of my generation.”  His work, publications, and papers are collected in several major institutions, including Washington University (St. Louis), SUNY Buffalo, The Ohio State University, The Museum of Modern Art, and other major libraries.  His PhD (UCLA 1970) is in Latin American Literature.

Nadine Boughton:  her background is in photography, but in recent years her focus has been collage, appropriating vintage sources to reveal the psychology, politics, and polarities of both mid-century and contemporary culture.  Her work has been exhibited widely and is collected internationally.  She currently lives and works in Gloucester, MA, where her work is represented by Trident Gallery, also in Gloucester, MA.  For more information and to see more of her work, go to

Allison May Kiphuth:  is a NH Seacoast/Maine-based diorama artist and nature enthusiast who spends a large portion of her time putting big landscapes into tiny boxes.  To see more of her work and to view her entire exhibition history to include upcoming shows, go to

Hope Kroll:  uses cuticle scissors to painstakingly dissect illustrations and diagrams from old medical texts, technical manuals, Audubon books, vintage photographs, and encyclopedias to create elaborate and multi-layered three-dimensional collages.  She attained her Bachelors of Fine Art from University of Illinois and received her Masters of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute.  She lives in California. Her work has been acquired by museums and shown internationally.