Letterpress Artist Amos Kennedy Visits School of VCD | Kent State University

Letterpress Artist Amos Kennedy Visits School of VCD

 

Join us to support our visiting artist, Amos Kennedy, a well-known artist in the world of letterpress.

Kennedy is a letterpress printer, papermaker and builder of artist's books. His work embodies his passion for stirring up strong emotions and encouraging people to think in previously unexplored ways.

All of the following events are FREE:

GALLERY EXHIBITION 
August 31 – September 25, 2015
Myers School of Art – Emily Davis Gallery
Folk Hall, University of Akron

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING
Proceed and Be Bold”  
Wednesday, September 9, 6 pm
Kent State University – Room 214, MACC Annex
Watch the film about Amos Kennedy before his visit to Kent and help build an exhibit panel using original Kennedy prints

WORKSHOP with Amos
Monday, September 14, 8 am to 5 pm
Kent State University – Room 111, Art Building
Hands-on letterpress madness. Limited to Type High students

PUBLIC LECTURE  
Monday, September 14, 7 pm
Kent State University – Room 202, Art Building
Amos Kennedy talks about his life and work

GALLERY RECEPTION and Print Sale
Friday, September 18, 6 pm
Myers  School of Art – Emily Davis Gallery
Folk Hall, University of Akron
Meet the artist, buy some cool art

For more info contact: Bob Kelemen – rkelemen@kent.edu