#1725: The Creative World of Jan Brett | 51%

August 12, 2022 00:34:34
#1725: The Creative World of Jan Brett | 51%
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#1725: The Creative World of Jan Brett | 51%
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Show Notes

On this week’s 51%, we’re highlighting women in the arts. We tune into a webinar discussing the importance of protecting the spaces where women create, and we also sit down with renowned children’s book writer and illustrator Jan Brett. Our Dr. Sharon Ufberg also speaks with eco-feminist artist Mira Lehr to look back on her career.

Guests: Jan Brett, children's book author and illustrator; Mira Lehr, artist; Dr. Sharon Ufberg

You can listen to the whole panel, "Preserving the Places Where Women Made Art," on the National Trust for Historic Preservation website.

51% is national production of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. It is produced by Jesse King. Our executive producer is Dr. Alan Chartock, and our theme is "Lolita" by the Albany-based artist Girl Blue.

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