Welcome to SwampFire online, showcase
for the annual SwampFire Retreat,
sponsored by the English Department
of Defiance College and organized by
Mary Catherine Harper and Dawn Burns.

Red-hot pottery in a kiln

Eva English's 2014 photos: Steve Smith's Raku workshop

Jan Bechtel, visual artist, shares a brownie with Marian Plant, word artist

On these pages the artists and writers of the enterprise share what it means to push the boundaries of visual and language arts.

Students write all day and a professor carves on a clay bowl after a writing session

Art talk between poet Rachel Baker and potter Steve Smith of 4 Corners Gallery

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