Opening Reception: October 3rd
Gallery will be open all month of October
Building on the success of last years Sketchbook Collective workshops and exhibit, The fourth annual Handmade & Bound Nashville festival will begin with the opening of the gallery exhibition Poetry & Prints in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film. Poetry & Prints showcases handmade books inspired by the art of Vasily Kandinsky, a pioneer in works of abstraction. The show is the culmination of a series of community workshops conducted by local book artists, poets, prinmakers and Watkins Community Education . The exhibition features the handmade books showcasing the poetry and prints created by workshop participants in community foundations. Participants will be recognized at the exhibition’s opening reception on Friday, October 3, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Brownlee O. Currey Gallery. Then, join us on Saturday October 4, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the day long celebration of book, paper, print making and more!! For questions about the project or about the Handmade & Bound festival contact Mary Beth Harding at (615) 277-7456 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Williams at (615)277-7440 or email@example.com Works of art will be returned after the exhibition’s run. Poetry & Prints is funded in part by a MetroArts ArtsAccess Grant. Poetry and Prints will work with foundations like:
Film Screening of Root Hog or Die: October 3rd
7pm – 9pm
The gallery exhibition will also include a film after the reception that will be followed by a Q & A. Root Hog or Die This film follows the life of John Porcellino who ha self-published King-Cat Comics and Stories for twenty-five years. His comics, with equal parts Thoreau and Husker Du, showcase the moments-between-moments which make up the majority of our lives, but which many fail to notice. Handmade & Bound Nashville 2014 is presented by the librarians and staff of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, the Watkins Community Education department.