Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Art of the Book 4

Our very own Inkspot:
Inés Monguió
curated the latest Art of the Book exhibit at the Artists' Union Gallery

Art of the Book 4 - San Buenaventura Artists' Union from ZenWorks Productions on Vimeo.


Local TV Coverage

Our very own Inkspot Bay Hallowell was one of three members discussing the recent
Santa Barbara Printmakers exhibition on local access television, see the program here:

Creative Community: SBPrintmakers from David Starkey on Vimeo.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The Art of Book 4-Opening August 25th

August 25 to October 7, 2012
Opening Night Reception ~ August 25 from 6 to 8 pm
Curator: Inés Monguió Juror: Elena Mary Siff
An exhibit featuring contemporary, traditional, and unusual book art.
This includes three dimensional artwork that uses any book format (from tablets to codex) or a book as the base for the artwork. Two dimensional artwork includes text as an integral part of its' composition.
* Featured First Friday Gallery Walk -Friday, September 7, 6-8pm.
At 6:30pm "A Talk on Book Art" with featured artist Beverly Decker
will include a power point presentation illustrating different kinds of book art,
a short history of book art, and some of Beverly's books.
* Poetry with Holaday Mason -Saturday, September 8, @ 7:30pm
* A Fashion Show - "Literary Vogue: Fashion of the Book" -
Saturday, September 15, 7:30pm
A fundraiser to benefit the Artists' Union - Admission $5 at the door
* Poetry - Book Art Invitational Reading - Saturday, September 29, @ 7:30pm
* First Friday Gallery Walk - Friday, October 5, 6-8pm
At 6:30pm - RETROSPECT - The Artists' Union Gallery 2002-2012
* Saturday, October 6 - Our 10 year anniversary party and closing reception 6-8pm
Tuesday Night Poetry - Featured poet & open mic, host: Phil Taggart at 7:30pm
89 S. California Street ~ Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-3012
Gallery Hours: Wed. Thurs. & Sun. - 12-6pm & Fri. & Sat. 12-8 p.m.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Faulkner Gallery Santa Barbara

Several Members of the Inkspots are showing at the Faulkner Gallery in Santa Barbara.
The Gallery is located in the Downtown Santa Barbara Public Library
This is the annual member show for the Santa Barbara Printmakers