Julie Ezelle Patton
Julie Ezelle Patton site-specific reams, do rag process performinstallations, actfist-isms surface in Notes for Some (Nominally) Awake (Portable Press @Yo-Yo Labs, Konkrete und Visuelle Poesie (Landschaftsverband Rheinland, Germany), Shape-Shifting/Transformation in the Art of the Book, (University of Northern Colorado), Jazztoldtales: Jazz E Fiction Letteratura E Jazz (Bacchilega Editore, Italy), Uri Caine's 2009 Grammy nominated Othello Syndrome, Ravi Coltrane’s popular ring-tone At Night (Blue Note), Jonathan Skinner’s “Listening with Patton” (ON: Contemporary Practice), Building by the Side of the Road (Rust Belt Tales, About Place Journal). Let it Bee Living Ark-Hives, foregrounds utilitarian arts, maintenance work, common cents, green space conservation, poet tree plantings, soil-crafting, serious non-animal food and the familial philosophy of “Making Do” in Cleveland, Ohio. Julie has been honored with a Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant, Atlantic Center for the Arts Fellowship, Doan Brook Association Watershed Hero Award , Acadia Arts Foundation grant, New York Foundation for the Arts Poetry Fellowship. “B” (Tender Buttons Press, NYC), and Writing With Crooked Ink (Belladonna, Brooklyn, NY) are forthcoming.