July 12–August 1st, 2013
Opening Reception with local artists, Friday, July 12, 2013 from 6–9pm.
Scout Books and Land Gallery are proud to present a literary-minded group art show, Scout Books: The Reading Room.
Drawing inspiration from Scout Books’ line of illustrated short stories, Scout Books: The Reading Room presents new visions of classic stories by great authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, Katherine Mansfield, Jack London, Virginia Woolf, The Brothers Grimm, and many more!
With dozens of original pieces and prints, ranging from Roman Muradov’s delicately rendered ink illustrations of Edgar Allan Poe’s seminal detective story “The Purloined Letter” to local artist Meg Hunt’s depiction of Mark Twain’s satirical tale “Eve’s Diary,” Scout Books: The Reading Room celebrates the unique potential for collaboration across the years between author and artist.
The illustrated Scout Book editions of these classic stories will be available for reading in the gallery itself, creating a simple but engrossing multi-media experience, as words and pictures combine to transport viewer-readers into imaginative other worlds
Artists (and authors) include:
Ryan Berkley* (Aesop)
Gemma Correll (Kate Chopin)
Rebecca Dart (Rudyard Kipling)
Eleanor Davis (The Brothers Grimm)
Matthew Forsythe (Jack London)
Peter Gamlen (Mark Twain)
Julia Gfrörer* (Oscar Wilde)
Dylan Horrocks (Katherine Mansfield)
Michael C. Hsiung (Jack London)
Meg Hunt* (Mark Twain)
Andrea Kalfas (Robert Louis Stevenson)
Roman Muradov (Edgar Allan Poe)
Tom Neely (Edgar Allan Poe)
Jennifer Parks* (Virginia Woolf)
Reid Psaltis* (Jack London)
Ethan Rilly (Arthur Conan Doyle)
Zack Soto* (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
Bwanna Spoons (Washington Irving)
François Vigneault* (Ambrose Bierce)
Malachi Ward (Edgar Allan Poe)
*Portland local, expected to attend opening reception.
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