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World Premiere of Edith Lake Wilkinson Documentary

We’re thrilled to announce that our documentary PACKED IN A TRUNK: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson will have its world premiere at The Palm Springs International Film Festival.

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Guest — Christine
Viewed the film at PSIFF yesterday! Beautiful…Edith, Jane and Tess your work is an inspiration. Thank you for this amazing film.... Read More
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 16:00
Guest — Mark Leggett
Just saw the film as well. Terrific in so many ways. Admire your persistance and admiration. You no doubt know that the film wa... Read More
Monday, 12 January 2015 22:21
Guest — Susan Connors
What a wonderful story! Such beautiful art.. Thank you so much for all your hard work and dedication to reintroducing Edith to the... Read More
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 15:08

Catching up!


We thought it was about time we take a quick break and let you all know how things are progressing on our documentary, PACKED IN A TRUNK: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson. 


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Guest — Zoe lewis
Congratulations! This is so great in so many ways. I love Edith's art and saw the show when it came to P-town and was just blown a... Read More
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 15:53
Guest — Shalina Larosa
I loved the documentary! You have saved a beautiful part of our history that would otherwise have been lost. Edith's paintings ar... Read More
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 01:38
Guest — Noreen
What a story and you told it so well. I saw it on HBO tonight. It is one of those stories that really made me feel something.Thank... Read More
Thursday, 30 July 2015 03:32

Cape Women Online article - Edith's Triumphant Return to Provincetown

Please take a moment to read this wonderful piece about Edith's "Triumphant Return to Provincetown" by CapeWomenOnline.com Publisher Nicola Burnell. 


L-R: Jane Anderson, Jane Schaller, Nicola Burnell & Kim Baker


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Guest — Dawn
Thank you for sharing this amazing piece of history with the world. Imagining being cut off from an artistic and creative outlet ... Read More
Friday, 24 July 2015 04:38

Recent Press Coverage

Some wonderful articles have been written about Edith recently. Please take a look:


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Guest — Steve Weiss
Loved the film. I am blow away by her artwork.
Saturday, 25 July 2015 21:16

Edith's Opening Night

We're delighted to report that Edith is back in Provincetown.  

Twenty-two of her works arrived in a wooden crate that was stenciled with the word, FRAGILE.  But she's not feeling so fragile these days. People are coming from all around to view her paintings and wood cuts and charcoals which are literally glowing on the deep green walls of the Larkin Gallery.


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Guest — Judy Padula
I watched the documentary on HBO. I was touched by the spirit of. Edith who through her niece received the admiration she deserved... Read More
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 02:28
Guest — Christen
I just got done watching the HBO documentary and am so happy for Edith, Jane, and everyone involved. What a wonderful gift you've ... Read More
Saturday, 25 July 2015 23:56

Edith Returns to Provincetown

90 YEARS LATER…Edith Lake Wilkinson is coming back to Provincetown...




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Edith on Diana Nyad's Blog


Please take a look at this piece about Edith that ran on Diana Nyad's blog, introduced by Diana herself.

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Guest — Lisa
What a treasure, what a find!!!! Such talent!! My heart breaks not only for Ms Wilkinson, but for what might have been.
Sunday, 26 July 2015 00:57
Guest — Kathy Cheer
What a loving, lovely tribute to Edith Wilkinson. What an amazing find and so beautifully exhibited. I kept trying to find in wh... Read More
Sunday, 26 July 2015 13:19

Edith on The Daily Beast



Please take a moment to check out this piece about Edith on The Daily Beast:

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What a heartbreaking story. And what an extraordinary artist. Not only is she remarkably talented, her art poignantly captures t... Read More
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 00:30
Guest — Allan Jones
Just finished watching the documentary and would like to thank all involved for bringing such a remarkable artist to our attention... Read More
Saturday, 25 July 2015 20:43
Guest — Carron Smith
I just watched the documentary on HBO... A beautiful And heart breaking story... A talented artist whose works Were found and br... Read More
Sunday, 16 August 2015 17:17

It's Official: Edith Meets Kickstarter



For the last several months we have been passionately at work on a documentary film about Edith and her work, Packed in a Trunk:  The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson. 


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Guest — Jeanne Pool-Coppage
I just saw your documentary of Edith's lost art. What a great story of a very talented lady. Thank you for not giving up on your ... Read More
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 19:25

Edith returns to Provincetown, October 2013 at The Larkin Gallery

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More than ninety years after she last set up her easel in Provincetown, Edith Wilkinson will have her first one-woman show in that city this coming October.


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I'm mesmerized by the sheer perfection and beauty of this woman's eye for color and form. Thank you for bringing Edith back to the... Read More
Thursday, 23 July 2015 20:06

Packed in a Trunk- The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson at The Advocate & Gochis Galleries

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Packed in a Trunk
The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson

December 20, 2012 – January 19, 2013
L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries

The show at the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries opened on December 20, 2012.

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Guest — Sandy nichols
I am deeply moved by your documentary. What an injustice to such a talented woman. It saddens me deeply to learn how cruel people... Read More
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 04:20
Guest — Patricia
Loved the documentary-the story. Thanks to Jane for bringing her work back. Very inspiring.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 19:25
Guest — Susan Barti
Loved the documentary about Edith! Have you put out a book with her works? Have you printeded any of her art as prints? Thanks
Thursday, 23 July 2015 20:11

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