The Palette and the Page First Friday

On Friday, 1 February, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., I’ll be at the Palette and the Page in Elkton, Maryland, for the first Friday member show reception. On display will be my combat boots from Vietnam, a North Vietnamese combat helmet, and one of my ceramic elephants from Vietnam, as well as photographs of those items by the artist/photographer Ann Gonzalez. I’ll be autographing my books and talking to readers. Come by if you’re in the area.

The news release from the Palette and the Page, with more detail and the address, follows:


The Palette & The Page Announces The February First Friday Opening Reception!

The Opening Reception for our Member Show, “Response” will feature the art of eight of our member artists paired with seven of our member authors, music by the Celtic harpist & member artist, Deb Mackie, plus a book signing with Christine Burke Friday, February 1, 2019, 5pm-8pm.

ELKTON, MD, January 5, 2019/The Palette & The Page/- The February 1, 2019 First Friday Elkton Art Loop Event features an Opening Reception with live music from 5pm-8pm.

The First Friday Event, February 1, 2019 at The Palette & The Page gallery features the opportunity to meet member   artists and member authors that are represented by The Palette & The Page at the Opening Reception for “Response.” The exhibit features collaborative work between artists and authors.  The reception is from 5pm-8pm and will have live music by member artist & Celtic harpist, Deb Mackie during the Opening and a book signing with Christine Burke.  The Show will be in the gallery from January 28th through February 22nd.


Jenny Davies-Reazor, ceramics, mixed media

Ann Gonzalez-Yager, photography

Judy Hotchkiss, painting

Susan O’Hanlon, ceramics

Nancy Kavanagh O’Neill, photography, mixed media

Patti Paulus, calligraphy, book making, charcoal

Marcie Tauber, fused glass

Lynn Whitt, wirework



Deborah Arnold

Sharon Brubaker

Tom Glenn

Ray Greenblatt

Susan Bremer O’Neill

Lisa Lutwyche

Christopher Malone

ChristineBurke is the author and illustrator of A Dream Inside, a children’s book about the lifecycle of the monarch butterfly. She recently published a book titled The Well-Nourished Artist: 8 Ways to Feed Your Creative Soul.She will be signing both of her books during the evening

Performing live music during the Opening Reception will be member artist at The Palette & The Page and Celtic Harpist of 22 years, Deb Mackie.

The Event is FREE.

The exhibit is from Monday, January 28th through Friday, February 22nd.

About The Palette & The Page

Established in November 2009, The Palette & The Page is a woman owned gallery that carries art by local artists, books by local authors, the music of local singer/songwriters,and gently used books.The gallery also offers workshops in the arts. We are located in Elkton, Maryland, a designated Arts and Entertainment District in the State of Maryland. Our goals are many: to support Artists, Authors, Musicians, Poets, the Arts, and to provide YOU a place to find unique, handmade, artistic items for yourself and gifts for your family and your friends.

“Enriching Lives Through Art & Beauty”


Patti Paulus, Co-Owner, The Palette & The Page, 120 East Main Street, Elkton, MD  21921. Phone: 410-398-3636

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