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Talks

Local Authors at the Loft. Book Signing, Meet & Greet. The Book Loft of German Village, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 10, 2019.

Reading and Book Talk on Sacred Groves, Prologue Bookshop, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2019.

“Healing Encounters with Living Symbols.” Presentation (based on Sacred Groves) for the Jung Association of Central Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 2018.

 

“Polishing Your Gold.” Guest Presentation for the Creative Writing Studio, Ohio University-Chillicothe, Chillicothe, Ohio, 2017.

 

 “Happy.” Presentation. Unitarian Universalist Congregation East. Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 2014.

 

“Original Sin or Original Blessing?” Presentation. Unitarian Universalist Congregation East. Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 2013.

 

“Are You a Cultural Creative?” Presentation. Unitarian Universalist Congregation East. Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 2013.

 

“Eco-spirituality.” A Panel Discussion.  Unitarian Universalist Congregation East. Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 2012.

 

“When God Was a Woman.” Presentation. Unitarian Universalist Congregation East. Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 2011.

 

“It’s a Wonderful Life.” Presentation. Unitarian Universalist Congregation East. Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 2011.

 

"Why I ♥ Cemeteries." Reading. Association for Gravestone Studies Conference, Granville Ohio, 2010.

“Romancing the Stone.” Reading. College English Association. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2009.

 

YouTube Interview, “Ohio University Chillicothe - Faculty Research - Kathleen Davies,” about Sacred Groves, (then entitled "Soul Garden: The Victorian Cemetery & Me"). Recorded in Chillicothe’s Grandview Cemetery, April 7, 2009.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibfbHxIU8mo

 

“Affliction.” Reading/Workshop. Remembering the Magic Conference. International Women’s Writing Guild. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 2007.

 

“Magic in the Darkroom.” Reading. International Women’s Writing Guild Columbus, Ohio Chapter. Barnes & Nobel, Polaris Parkway, 2006.

 

“Magic in the Darkroom.” Reading. Kerouac Society of Poets. Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus, 2006.

 

I have also given academic presentations at over 21 conferences, including the Modern Language Association Convention.

In addition, I have taught life writing, the personal essay, writing to heal and transform, and women and writing. I was a guest instructor in Curriculum Life Writing for the MEd Program at Bluffton College. Please contact me if you would like me to lead a creative nonfiction workshop for your group or organization.

Exhibits

"Bee Happy" and "Adventures with Herman (the Polygonia Butterfly)." Photographs.

 Animals. JACO Member Exhibit. Jung Haus Gallery, Columbus, Ohio. November-December, 2019.

“Sacred Groves: Cemeteries that Saved My Soul.” Solo Exhibit of Photographs at Jung Haus Gallery of the Jung Association of Central Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, October-December 2018.

 

“Queen of Night.” Mixed Media (wood with alternative printing). Small Is Beautiful. JACO Member Exhibit. Jung Haus Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

 

“Spinal Convergence: A Triptych” (X-ray of scoliosis paired with crooked tree photographs) and “Tree in Wunderlich (Woodside, California)”. JACO Member Exhibit. Jung Haus Gallery, Columbus, Ohio. Jan.-Feb. 2015.

      

“Where the Veil Is Thin” (B&W photograph) and “Why I ♥ Cemeteries” (mounted poem). Thin Places Exhibit. Curated by Sydney Schardt. Jung Haus Gallery, Columbus, Ohio. Mar.-April. 2014.

 

“Shrine to Mary, Our Mother of Perpetual Help” and “Prayer Box for My Brother.” Mixed Media, 3-D. JACO Member Exhibit. Jung Haus Gallery, Columbus, Ohio. Jan.-Feb. 2014.

 

"Crown of Light" and "Fantasia in Turquoise" (Drinking in the Light Series). The Hills Exhibit. Pump House Center for the Arts, Chillicothe, Ohio, September 2013.

 

“Drinking in the Light” I and II (color photographs). JACO Member Exhibit. Jung Haus Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, Jan.-Feb. 2013.

 

“Shrine to Mary Magdalene” and “Prayer to Mary Magdalene.” Mixed Media, 3-D. Women’s History Month Empowering Women Exhibit. Curated by Kimberly Roush. Patricia Scott Gallery, Ohio University-Chillicothe, Mar. 2012. “Shrine to Mary Magdalene” won first place.

 

“Shrine to Mary Magdalene” and “Prayer to Mary Magdalene” (Mixed Media, 3-D); “Drama Queen” (Collage). JACO Member Exhibit. Jung Haus Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, Jan.-Feb. 2012.

 

“Crete Door” and “Coffee House Statue” (Heraklion) (color photographs); “The Beautiful Soul.” Ohio University-Chillicothe Faculty & Staff Arts & Crafts Exhibit. Patricia Scott Gallery, Ohio University-Chillicothe, Jan. 2010.

 

“Mandy & the Sphinx,” “Gabriel,” and “The Beautiful Soul.” Insight Studio Member Exhibit. Stephen Colatruglio Salon, Columbus, Ohio, Jan.-March 2003.

 

"The Beautiful Soul." Selected for the Art for Healing Gala (charity auction benefitting art therapy for cancer patients), Grant Medical Center and Riverside Methodist Hospital, Cancer Services, Columbus, Ohio, 2002.

 

“Michael, Angel of Protection” and “The Beautiful Soul.” Worthington Area Arts League Fine Art Photographic Exhibit (Juried). Michelle's Art Gallery, Dublin, Ohio. Jan. 2-27, 2001.

 

“Beatrice” and “Angel of Melancholy.” Insight Studio Members' Exhibit. Lanning Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, May 2000.