Ko Smith – Featured Artist No. 5

Introduction by Ko Smith Working with a restricted palette and an oft-used term of phrase, the “American Landscape” paintings respond to a tendency to present, view, and discuss issues through a “Black and White” lens–often hyperbolic and unnuanced–and demonstrate the subtleties present even in such polarized discussions by pushing, pulling, pouring, and sometimes tearing at the paint surface. I’ve restricted my pallet to different types of black and white paint, solely painting with Williamsburg Oils, an American fine oil paintRead more

Issue Eight | Spring 2019

READ ISSUE EIGHT Featuring poetry by Anna Lowe Weber Cynthia X. Hua Claire Bateman Caitlin Ferguson Ross Peters Patricia Hemminger Nicole Mason Arthur Vogelsang Christina Lee Roy Bentley Russel Thorburn Rodney Torreson Kathleen Madrid Esteban Rodríguez BD Feil and artwork by Claire Durand-Gasselin CLICK TO READ ISSUE EIGHTRead more

Amanda Leemis – Featured Artist No. 4

AMANDA LEEMIS grew up dancing in the Ballet Memphis Junior Company, and went on to study dance in college. In 2013, she graduated from Indiana University with a General Studies Degree, a minor in Dance, and a minor in Religious Studies. In 2012, she traveled to Cape Town, South Africa to volunteer teaching children in the Vrygrond Township. She had such an incredible experience that she finished her studies at the University of Cape Town. Several of Amanda’s paintings giveRead more

Dmitry Samarov – Featured Artist No. 2

DMITRY SAMAROV was born in Moscow, USSR in 1970. He immigrated to the US with his family in 1978. He got in trouble in 1st grade for doodling on his Lenin Red Star pin and hasn’t stopped doodling since. After a false start at Parsons School of Design in New York, he graduated with a BFA in painting and printmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1993. A hallmark of a talented artist is his orRead more

Courtney Carroll – Featured Artist No. 1

COURTNEY CARROLL studied painting and printmaking at the Maine College of Art in Portland, ME. She received her B.A. in Art in 2008 from the University of Hawaii, Hilo and is currently finishing her Master’s in Social Work at IU South Bend. Courtney’s artwork is beautiful and at times haunting, the monotype exposures conveying a great sense of depth despite the medium’s ‘simplicity’. Him, Darwin, Us speaks wonderfully to its namesake, the imploding shapes and shadows coming out of hisRead more

Submissions Open for Issue Two

Twyckenham Notes is an online journal that publishes solicited and unsolicited poetry. Submissions are accepted year around. We are now reading submissions for Issue Two (Fall 2017). Read Issue One here to get an idea of the kind of stuff we like. TN is based out of South Bend, Indiana. In the post-industrial wake that has gripped the Midwest of America, a cultural revitalization is occurring as towns and cities remake their identities. We are interested in poetry that capturesRead more