[HCCN] Jan. exhibit Americans Who Tell the Truth, Blue Hill

Judy Robbins jrobbins at mainecoastmail.com
Fri Dec 26 16:42:52 EST 2008


Truth Tellers at the Blue Hill Library
During the month of January at the Blue Hill Public Library,  
Brooksville artist Robert Shetterly will exhibit recent paintings in  
his portrait series, Americans Who Tell the Truth.  The portraits in  
the show have all been done in the last year and include peace  
activist Frances Crowe and local economist, activist and simple  
living advocate Scott Nearing.

The exhibit will also include Camilo Mejia, the first American  
soldier to refuse re-deployment to Iraq, and the author of The Road  
from ar Ramadi; Majora Carter, founder of Sustainable South Bronx;  
Emma Tenayuca, 1930s labor leader from San Antonio; Erik Reece,  
author of Lost Mountain and an activist against mountaintop removal  
in the Appalachian Mountains; Van Jones, founder of the Ella Baker  
Center in Oakland, CA, and a leader in the green jobs movement;  
Janice Mirikitani, survivor of the Japanese Internment camps and  
advocate for the poor and homeless through the Glide Memorial Church  
in San Francisco; Betty Burkes, former president of the Women's  
International League for Peace and Freedom; and Carlos Munoz,  
professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, leader  
of the Latino rights movement in the 1960s, and originator of ethnic  
studies at UC Berkeley.

The exhibit will be available for viewing during regular library  
hours from January 2nd to 31st.
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