Monday, June 25, 2007

Art Poster Show at Delta Axis Opens Friday

Posted by on Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 4:00 AM

If you dig "gig posters" for rock-and-roll bands -- the kind you see hanging in cafe windows, on telephone poles, at record shops -- "The Agents of Timbre: A Group Print Show" is for you.

Featuring 20 artists from across the nation and some 100 posters to view or buy, the show opens Friday, June 29, at 6 p.m., at Delta Axis@Marshall Arts gallery. The show runs through August 17.

The show sprung from a conversation between freelance illustrator and graphic designer Sasha Barr and arts patron and promoter John Weeden. The goal, explains Weeden, is to "expose this type work to a larger audience that might not usually encounter it, [and] to offer an opportunity for individuals not generally accustomed to viewing art in a gallery to see themselves as potential patrons of the arts."

Costs of the prints range from $40 to $100. Delta Axis takes 20 percent of sales and the artists get the remainder For more information, call 578-5545 or go to the Delta Axis website or Weeden Arts.

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