I'm serious: I'll post information about the 2nd one (curated by, i presume, Lee Hansley, and will be at his gallery in down town Raleigh, but details have been vauge) as soon as i possibly can, but if your in KINSTON, NC (cuz everyone loves that place) I'm part of a group exhibtion of bookplates. Ex Libris is the brain child of Charles P. Brooks, the man is sort of an enigma, and he seems to cast his will on the universe and low and behold we all make it happen. So bookplates. Press release goes as follows:
January 6 - March 2, 2010
Opening Reception on January 28, 2010
Kinston Community Council for the Arts
Hours of Operation Tuesday - Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm Closed Monday
Community Council for the Arts • 400 North Queen Street • Kinston, NC 28501
Phone: 252-527-2517 • Fax: 252-527-8280
Debuting at the Kinston Arts Center in North Carolina during January 2009, this collaborative exhibition of designs for contemporary bookplates is a stunning example of the range of styles and techniques being used today in the graphic arts; including photography drawing, and etching.
Included in the exhibit are works by: Charles Philip Brooks (Artist in Residence, Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences), Niki Litts, Sarah Faris (VCU Faculty), Sterling Hundley (VCU Faculty), Nicole Gomez (VCU Faculty), Jorge Benitez (VCU Faculty), Megan Foldenauer (VCU Faculty), Matthew Collins (Charles H. Cecil Studio, Florence, Italy), Julie Frost, Allison Overton (Artspace Raleigh), Evan Farrow, Tim Phelps (Johns Hopkins University) and Monica Ae.
This exhibition will be on view January 6 - March 2, 2010. There will be a free opening reception at the arts center on January 28, 2010.
For additional information on this exhibition, please contact Charles Philip Brooks at Tel. (919) 417-1356 or Nancy Gilmore, Director of Education and Exhibits, Tel. (252) 527-2517.