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Art frames retirement of teacher who is also a student
Art frames retirement of teacher who is also a student

For former longtime Catonsville resident Ed Johnson will mark the culmination of years of work on April 19 as he opens his first gallery show. Johnson, 72, might, however, be more excited about the work of his most recent students than he is about his own personal success. "It's amazing," he said recently of the paintings by the residents of the Westside Emergency Men's Shelter hung all around the shelter's cafeteria and entrance. At first, Johnson said he tried to hang the work up in the halls of the building with tape. But when the tape wouldn't stick and the paintings kept falling down, he went out and bought frames to put the pictures in so they...

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