Winter Song

Public Space One

"Awkward Portal" is this year's theme for Public Space One's annual fundraising auction. Local artists donate artworks in order to support this wonderful art gallery in the heart of Iowa City. All of the works featured on The Daily Palette (plus many more!) are available for bidding, until 7:45 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016, when the auction closes. Be sure to visit Public Space One or, if you can't get there in person, visit their website and place your bids online!

Public Space One Awkward Portal Auction

Winter Song, Gouache, 5 1/4" x 6 3/4", 2016

Michelle Edwards holds an M.F.A. in Printmaking from the University of Iowa, where she first explored stories and pictures in her hand-bound editions of letterpress books. She is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Chicken Man, winner of the National Jewish Book Award. She is also the creator of A Knitter's Home Companion, an illustrated collection of stories, patterns, and recipes (STC/Abrams), as well as nearly one hundred essays and cards for knitters. Her stories are about family, friendship, and community. They chronicle the large and small victories and defeats of everyday life. Her newest picture book is A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love, and G. Brian Karas is responsible for the delightful illustrations! Michelle lives and works in Iowa City. She frequently shares her paintings and process on Instagram, Facebook, and her website.

Michelle Edwards website

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