Bridging Fine Art with Book Arts & Literature
The Arts Fund is pleased to announce the opening of Bridging Fine Art With Book Arts and Literature, curated by Danelle Moon, Director of Special Research Collections, UCSB Library. A reception will be held at The Arts Fund Gallery on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 5-8pm during the Funk Zone Art Walk.
This exhibition presents the works of Carolee Campbell (Ninja Press), Linda Ekstrom, Mary Heebner (simplemente maria press), Harry Reese and Sandra Liddell Reese (Turkey Press & Reese Editions). Each of these artists bring together aspects of fine arts in traditional forms and abstract forms, through creatively engineered structures both bound and unbound, to the poetic, playful, and novel, to altered book forms that inspire the imagination and influence new understandings of the meaning of the book as text and as art. These master artists and printers have grounded the UCSB College of Creative Studies as a destination program in the study of the book arts.
The exhibition will be on view until September 10, 2017 at The Arts Fund Gallery, located at 205-C Santa Barbara Street. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday-Sunday from 12-5pm. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
About the Arts Fund
The Arts Fund was established as a nonprofit in 1983. The organization’s mission is to create, fund and administer programs that foster the arts for the people of Santa Barbara County, to maximize the effectiveness of arts resources, and to nurture collaborative relationships between arts organizations. amp
The Arts Fund is known for our Teen Arts Mentorship Program, which matches promising high school students with professional artist mentors in intensive workshops representing a spectrum of cultural arts. We are also known for our Community Gallery, which presents professionally curated art exhibitions featuring artists from across Santa Barbara County. Through our Guest Curator program, the gallery frequently invites exhibition proposals from the community in order to provide diverse, thought provoking and exciting exhibits.
The Arts Fund also coordinates the Funk Zone Art Walk and facilitates projects for the Funk Zone Public Art Program.
Private donations are the essential source of funding for the organization. Please visit www.artsfundsb.org to learn about upcoming programs and events or to make a donation to support The Arts Fund.