Val Rossman has been working as a professional artist for over 30 years. During her career she has had more than 21 one-person shows and been in numerous group shows in Philadelphia, Vermont, Delaware, New Jersey, Florida and New York. She has won several prizes, including the Award for Excellence at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, and at the Cheltenham Art Center Annual Painting Show. In addition, she has been on the faculty of Main Line Art Center for the past 20 years as a teacher of abstract art.
Our poetry co-editor Chris LaMay-West conducted this interview with Aimee Nezhukumatathil, our Vol. 2 Print Issue featured poet. Here’s what she had to say about how she became a poet instead of a doctor, the importance of being rooted in the natural world, her roles as teacher and editor, and her gratitude for organizations that in more recent times have fostered writers of color… Read more