New York-based multimedia artist will speak at UHV Wednesday

Feb. 6, 2011 at 2:01 p.m.
Updated Feb. 5, 2011 at 8:06 p.m.

New York-based artist Rachel Eliza Griffiths is an artist of multiple mediums and is bringing her talents to Victoria.

Griffiths, an acclaimed poet, painter and photographer, will speak at the University of Houston-Victoria's American Book Review Spring reading series on Wednesday.

Her work centers on nature, emotion and even current events.

Her next book, "The Requited Distance," takes on the Greek story of Icarus and themes of obedience and family. It's slated to publish this month and includes one of her paintings of the well-known Greek story on the cover.

Griffiths, a widely-published writer, has a master's degree in English literature and a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing.



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