Welcome to the World of Glimpse

Where art, literature and theater meet.


South African-born artist Ellen Palestrant’s ethereal, multi-dimensional paintings invite viewers into her dream-like worlds.

Explore Your Creativity

A Hunch… or a Glimpse… can lead to unexpected possibilities!


For a literary, humorous and visual treat, enter The World of Glimpse, a make-believe and theatrical world of contagious rhythms, luminous color and vibrant landscapes.

Verseblurt Cafe

The creativity zone for collaboration and performance.

Recent Blog Posts


Creative people experience an urge to originate something of personal significance, to create a vision uniquely their own. Doing so gives their lives meaning. They have an inextinguishable desire to realize the potential of an idea and are therefore committed to bringing the it to completion. Filmmakers the Smith Brothers (Tony Dean Smith and Ryan W. Smith) have that passion and commitment to bring their creative visions, with all the prerequisite kaleidoscopic elements, into finished forms.

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Maryanne Kremer-Ames and Allen Ames originate music of personal significance. They create a vision uniquely their own and when we are fortunate enough to attend one of their performances and listen to their emotive music, we then enjoy their melodies long afterwards as well. The  sounds of Lyra linger on.

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The World of Glimpse

“An insight into the spirit and beautiful mind of author-artist Ellen Palestrant and her stunningly original collector coffee table art book The World of Glimpse … the full frontal sensory barrage is unlike anything I’ve encountered outside of Walt Disney’s Fantasia – yet this is a book!”

Oliver X, Reno Tahoe Tonight Magazine

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