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Introducing the artists and writers of the “Happiness” issue of ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal:

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Nadide Goksun

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Since the very beginning of its history, humanity has been struggling to discover the formula for happiness. But is there a universal recipe for happiness? Or should we look for individual perspectives on happiness? This is what Nadide Goksun touches on in her photography—individual perspectives.

Nadide Goksun is the Gold Artist of the ArtAscent Happiness call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
https://www.nadidegoksun.com/

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Louise Eastin

Summer in Bordeaux

We sit on the terrace in the evening with a loaf of bread from the
Weekly market and cheese from the fromagerie we pass on the way home
where the man took me to the bar next door because the woman speaks
perfect English and helped him decide that what I want is this butter…

A master of creating imagery with her words, poet Louise Eastin stresses the importance of presence in her work. In her poem, Summer in Bordeaux, she recounts casual conversation that tells about the happiness she found in a house exchange with a friendly family in the southwestern French town of Bordeaux.

Louise Eastin is the Gold Writer of the ArtAscent Happiness call for writers. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
www.LouiseMoses.com

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Jennifer Mckinnon Richman

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Leo Tolstory wrote, “Happiness is to be with nature, see it, talk to it.” But in our high-tech world of gadgets and social media, people often forget about the importance of reestablishing their connection with nature. Jennifer McKinnon Richman believes art should remind us that the most capitvating things are happening offline.

Jennifer Mckinnon Richman is the Silver Artist of the ArtAscent Happiness call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
www.jennifermckinnon.com

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Terri Price

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As the saying goes, “It is the little things in life that make us happy,” and artist Terri Price’s Steeped in Happiness series in many ways reflects this aphorism as it recalls the imagination spurred by a tiny tea bag.

Terri Price is the Bronze Artist of the ArtAscent Happiness call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.

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Kelly Radcliffe

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Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Happiness call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
www.kellyradcliffe.com

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Andrii (Abhinava) Chernovil

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Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Happiness call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
www.chernovol-art.com

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Chicago Fraess

My Happiness

You feel the wonderful sensation of being full
after a delicious meal and drink.
You feel warm and cozy.
You have no pain in your body and your movement is free…

Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Happiness call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
www.chicagofraess.com

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Dina Torrans

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www.DinaTorrans.art

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Jacqueline Doyle Allison

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www.jacquelineallison.com

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Marian Kaplun Shapiro

Easter Sunday

at the Quaker Meeting House.
See us sitting. See the rows and rows
of dark wood benches. See the spring sun-
light prisming through the windows, linen…

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Charlotte Ashenden

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www.charlotteashenden.com

Settel Thomas Eugene

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www.bluestoneartsettel.com

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Ljubica Simovic

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Dianalee Velie

Blow Drying My Grandson’s Hair

Up at 4:45 AM, he is on the ice
for hockey practice from 6 to 7:30,
home to eat breakfast and shower
before catching the school bus…

Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Happiness call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
www.dianaleevelie.com

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Alexandre Gondim

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www.screamingunconscious.com

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Zora Lenz

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https://aproposzora.blogspot.ca/

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Linda C. Belans

Taking Leave

He felt a shift in geography, culture, and field
of study that triggered a shift in his sense of
belonging. Now he’s coming to his senses
again from dislocation. He feels like a fish on…

Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Happiness call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
www.lindabelans.com

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Eric Johnston

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www.ericjohnstonfineart.com

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Gina Vasquez

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http://ginavasquez.com

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Amy Frank

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Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Happiness call for entry. To see this in print, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Happiness issue.
www.amyfrank.ca