Reading Into Art: Local books become local art
Call for Art and Author/Artist Event POSTPONED until Fall.
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Book No Further and Art on 1st are partnering on a new kind of event celebrating the literary and visual creativity of our local community. Reading into Art
Artists are invited to choose one of the following books from a local literary star and bring it to life in a creative way. The program will culminate with an artist/author joint event to celebrate creativity at Art on 1st.
The books and authors are listed below. Artists should select and purchase a book then visit the Art on 1st call-for-entry page for more information on creating and submitting your work.
Coyote Weather, historical fiction of four young people entering the adult world in tumultuous Vietnam era, by retired Hollins University Amanda Cockrell, former director of the children's literature program.
Wildwood Whispers, contemporary Appalachian fiction with a touch of magic by Willa Reece of Franklin County.
Living Queer History, the amazing local history project that bloomed into an incredible book, by Roanoke College professor Dr. Samantha Rosenthal.
Immortal Stuff, shape-shifting prose poems, lyrical and narrative by turns, from a master of the form, writer and poet Cathryn Hankla.
Squirrel Girl, young adult fantasy with a touch of super hero, by Tristan Palmgren of Salem.
For more information on the books contact Book No Further; for more information on the call for entries contact Art on 1st. Both the art show and the author/artist event on the May 19 are free. If you are an artist and need assistance purchasing the book, please contact Book No Further.
(This item cannot be returned.)