Ariadne’s Notes: The World Poetry Café Radio Show welcomed the multitalented poetess and artist, Palma Mingozzi to the show! Her vast love for life, nature and the Creator were like sunbeams flowing through her words and poems. Also sharing the show was author Nolan Holloway .
Our World Poetry Team: Ariadne Sawyer, host and producer, Neall Ryon, co-host, super tech, Victor Schwartzman and special volunteer Sharon Rowe.
Palma Mingozzi is a self-taught artist and writer from Staten Island, New York, USA. She expresses herself in a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic and watercolor. Her interests are in the abstract and include a variety of subjects,infused with realistic themes, including the emotional humane and spiritual. These include beauty, upliftment, awareness, human spirit, wholeness, completion, mystery, fantasy and nature. She is inspired by the beauty of nature people and her environment. She is rooted in the influence of nature, colors, shape and form, and by the artists that she so admires including Michelangelo, Botticelli, Kandinsky and Jackson Pollock.
She has participated in more than 10 exhibits over the period of five years on Staten Island, and her solo debut exhibit was at the GlobalArtGallery in Italy in 2012.
She is a poet and writer and has written several poetry books both in English, The Entitlement of the soul and Emotional upheaval, and in Italian, Brucio Di te, Trofeo, Un’altro Oceano, Erasmo Serretti, Studi in Chromoterapia.
She has been included in Italian anthologies, Il Sentiero delle Muse, Librando L’anima, Goccia a Goccia in honor of Alda Merini, Ciò Che Caino non Sà. She translated both Io l’ho incontrato così by Daniela Straccamore and Erasmo Serretti’s book into English. She has been included in one Indian anthology, dimorianreview.com, and has participated internationally in many groups lending her poetry out in places such as Africa, India Canada, Ireland,Pakistan, Spain and Italy.
2015 has brought her to several stages where she recited many poems on stage and introduced international performing artist Rosa Didonna, Bari Italy, in two exhibits, Vertigo Gallery, Times Square and SIABC Gallery, Staten Island, NY.