Lisa Dolby Chadwick: Letting In The Light

Chadwick talks about her struggle to keep her San Francisco gallery afloat in the pandemic. Emailing her list, she began pairing poems with paintings from her artists. "With that first one, I paired Naomi Shihab Nye's poem, "So Much Happiness" with a great John DiPaolo painting. I was doing it five days a week. Responses came back from all over the world, really personal ones from people I don't know -- Paris, Capetown, Denmark -- with messages like, 'You have no idea how much I needed this today. My father died two days ago from Covid.' 'I'm alone in Paris. The streets are empty. I look forward to this every day.'"

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