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Katie West

Katie West Wilmington Emerging Visual Arts: Photography By: Gail Obenreder “I aim to capture the extraordinary in the ordinary, finding and sharing beauty in things we might walk past every day.” Katie West learned early in life about the power of images. Her father, an electrical engineer, was “an incredible amateur photographer” with a darkroom […]

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William Torrey

William Torrey Middletown Established Literature: Fiction By: Gail Obenreder “Even the smallest of moments, even the quickest interactions, are loaded with meaning and mystery and truth.” For as long as he can remember, William Torrey has loved telling stories. Throughout high school, he kept an online journal “read by dozens of my peers.” Though he […]

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Leanna Thongvong

Leanna Thongvong Dover Emerging Folk Art: Visual Arts By: Gail Obenreder “My work embodies those around me. I use my art to preserve and express the Laotian/Cambodian American narrative.” Leanna Thongvong is passionate about her art and proud of the resilient community it reflects. Her family’s American story began in the 1970s and 1980s, when “our Lao/Khmer community […]

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