Hedge Apple Magazine at Conversations and Connections

We are pleased to announce that the Hedge Apple Magazine will be a participating magazine at Conversations and Connections on October 29th, 2022. Please join us at this fun, useful, friendly conference, either in-person in Pittsburgh or via the online track. There’s always a great atmosphere, and you’ll leave with lots of ideas and new ways of approaching your work.

We’ll see you at the speed dating table!

Calamity Jane by Mannie Gentile

Mannie Gentile is in their second semester of the Visual Arts program.  They are a retired Park Ranger who has returned to school to find existential joy…so far, so good.  They live in Boonsboro MD with their writer wife; who is a peach.

The Best of Intentions by Mannie Gentile

Mannie Gentile is in their second semester of the Visual Arts program.  They are a retired Park Ranger who has returned to school to find existential joy…so far, so good.  They live in Boonsboro MD with their writer wife; who is a peach.

Forest Floor by Sharon Emery

Sharon Emery is a second-year visual arts major at HCC. She was born and raised in West Virginia then lived in Florida for thirty years. After realizing she is more of a mountain mama than a beach bunny, she is happy to be back in Appalachia. She lives, works, and studies in Hagerstown

White Dolores by Margaret Yaukey

Margaret Yaukey was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1963. She spent her early childhood abroad in South America and Asia, and her high school years in Washington DC. She received her BA in Philosophy from Grinnell College in 1984, and her MFA in Metals/Jewelry/CADCAM/RP from Tyler School of Art in 1996. Ms. Yaukey spent 17 years at Appalachian State University in NC serving as the Assistant Chair of the Art Department and Coordinator for the Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design Program. Currently Ms.Yaukey serves as  the Coordinator for the Visual Arts Department at Hagerstown Community College.

A Bright Morning by Maggie Possinger

Maggie Possinger is a first-year student at Hagerstown Community College. In 2022, She plans on transferring to Lee University to major in digital media and journalism. She is from the small town of Clear Spring, Maryland, but loves to travel. While she enjoys writing, photography is another hobby of hers. Documenting life can come in many forms, writing, and photography. Luckily, Maggie enjoys both. 

Woman With Bat by Cynthia Yatchman

Cynthia Yatchman is a Seattle based artist and art instructor. With an M.A. in child development and a B. A. in education, she has a strong interest in art education and teaches art to adults, children and families in Seattle. A former ceramicist, she studied with J.T. Abernathy in Ann Arbor, MI. though after receiving her B.F.A. in painting from the University of Washington she switched from 3D art to 2D and has stayed there since, working primarily on paintings, prints and collages. Her art is housed in numerous public and private collections She has exhibited extensively in the Northwest, including shows at Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, Shoreline Community College, the Tacoma and Seattle Convention Centers and the Pacific Science Center.She is a member of the Seattle Print Art Association and COCA (Center of Contemporary Art)