Epiphany: What Light Does On Edge, new work on paper and canvas at Chalice Abbey, Amarillo, Texas, 28 January - 11 March 2017 [closing reception 11 March, 6-9pm]

Urban + Abstract, Buttonwood Art Space, 3013 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 3 February - 28 April 2017 [public reception 3 March, 5-9pm].

The 21st Annual ASU Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas, 23-24 March 2017

Reading from the moon, not the finger, pointing and discussion of poetry and visual art at the Blackstone Branch of the Chicago Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park, 10 April 2017, 6:30-8:00pm