“In Late Summer Storm in Early Winter, exquisite poetry by Peter Weltner and startling images by Galen Garwood engage in an ineffable dialogue that ranges between the echoing call of the distant past and the intimate whisper of the mythological present. Here the radiant beauty of the body and the savage reach of hunger and fear collide, whether in the sanctity of love, in dream’s unspeakable truth, or in memory’s sweet fragility. We are reminded of failure’s clarity and victory’s cloudy future, as narrative imagery plays out in finely crafted, musical lines. These poems and images witness the unknown flowing at the edge of exactitude, and in burning resolve, before darkness and light overcome us, they reveal history means again.”
~ William O’Daly
author of The Road To Isla Negra and translator of Pablo Neruda
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About the Author
Galen Garwood began exhibiting his paintings at Foster-White Gallery in 1973. Over the course of the last four decades, he has exhibited his paintings in the United States and in Europe. His creative contributions have also been expressed in writing, poetry, multi-media and film. In 1976 he won First Place in Painting at the Pacific Northwest Annual and in 1979 the Hassam Speicher Award at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York. His multi-media piece 'Adagio' won a Bronze Award at the International Multi-media Film Festival in Philadelphia,1995, and in 1996 was included in the 1996 Venice Biennale's Xenograhia Nomadic Wall and again at 'Art Affair' in New York. His film 'Cadmium Red Light received First Place for Narrative/Documentary at the Port Townsend International Film Festival in 2007 and a First Place Award for Short Documentary for 'Ed and Ed' at the DeReel Film Festival in Australia in 2008, based on the American painter and poet Ed Cain.Since 2002, he has been living in Northern Thailand after leaving the United States to create a documentary on the plight of the Asian Elephant. He is currently working on 'The Dream Sea' Photographs, has begun a new series of paintings he expects to complete in 2015, as well as developing a new book project entitled Elephant Cloud, shaped by the creative imagination of children - their art, poetry, and story - as a world-wide community gift-exchange to help us better understand our important relationships to the elephant and all species.