Marjorie Pezzoli, a Poet, Teaching Artist, and Silk Painter for 25+ years. She loves how imagery inspires her writings. She is a Sea Changes: ACT founding team member, Compassionate Arts San Diego contributor with her silk painting and poetry. The Electric Womb/Crayon/Blender are passion projects that she and Deborah Ramos facilitate. www.TheElectricWomb.com
Her work has been featured in "The Best of Silk Painting" & "The Fine Art of Painting on Silk"
by Diane Tuckman & Jan Janus. Her work has graced the runway for Fashion Show fundraisers. Marjorie has been a proud member of the San Diego Silk Guild since 2010.
Her silks have been in museum shops and boutiques over the years.
Marjorie enjoys teaching adults & children. She obtained an Associate’s Degree from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, and Teaching Artist Certificate from Arts for Learning, San Diego.
During lockdown she was a weekly contributor to The Poet’s Tree weekly series produced by Gill Sotu forThe Old Globe Arts Engagement. Marjorie participated in the live final, at The Old Globe Plaza. The complete series can be found on Youtube. The Poet's Tree Finale - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnVuG7zj6dM
Her poems have been featured in anthologies, publications, and exhibitions.
2019 - Palabra: Open Mic
2019 to present - SD Poetry Annual 4x
2020 - F* Isolation: Tribute to the COVID-19 Experience
2021 - Tea-Ku, Poems about Tea
2022 to present - San Diego Writers Ink - A Year in Ink Volume 15 & Volume 16
2022 - So Say We All VAMP Storyteller Performance
“Can You Stay 10 Minutes Longer?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgRZVJHHPXw
2023 - Heterodox Haiku, Issue 4: Winter 2023
Setu Magazine, August Spotlight, silk painting/poetry
Setu Interview: Art & Poetry https://youtu.be/ZVKesV4THpg?si=SwO939Ubljtj7aNl
The Electric Womb Art and Poetry Exhibition, Writers Ink Inspiration Gallery
July - September, silk painting/poetry
Haiku Summer Girl - Allyson Whipple Newsletter, 3 Haiku
Haiku Society of America's Anthology
Poetry Pea Podcast S6E18, July Journal 1:23
Heterodox Haiku Journal, Seven Deadly Sins, Issue 3
Failed Haiku, Journal of English Senryu, June Issue 9
The Pan Haiku Review Inaugural Issue, May
Dadaku.com, May 13th, 29th
Fivefleas.blogspot.com, April 12
Split Sequence Haiku with Jerome Berglund
Lothlorien Poetry Journal Volume 25
Scarlet Dragonfly Journal, August 20
Marjorie started a weekly a Substack email newsletter, July 2023 https://thecosmicgumballmachine.substack.com
Gumballs are different flavors of haiku, visual poetry, sci-fi short stories, and other quick fun reads to start your week.
Her artwork & observations inspire her writings. Marjorie looks for words that are worth more than a thousand images. Her writings deal with grief, hope, and the wonders of the