Frida Kahlo, a Living History Presentation
In a living history interpretation, Colleen Webster portrays the colorful life of twentieth century Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Having suffered polio at age six and a serious bus accident at age 12, Kahlo endured pain throughout her life, and her paintings reflect both her physical and emotional struggles. The wife of muralist Diego Rivera, she achieved recognition in her own right in the international art world.
Colleen Webster lives at the juncture of the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay where she runs, bikes, kayaks, and walks with her dog. When she comes inside, she writes and teaches at Harford community College. Ms. Webster has completed her Ph.D. coursework at the University of Delaware where she received her M.A. in English. In addition to her academic background, she has been pursuing a Master Naturalist Certificate from Harford County Parks and a certificate in Environmental Studies from Johns Hopkins University. Her poetry and essays have been or will be published by the Maryland Poetry Review, and numerous other journals.