Moore Faculty Collaborate on Exhibition at The Philadelphia Sketch Club

For Immediate Release
June 18, 2008

(Philadelphia, PA) Moore Faculty Collaborate on Exhibition at The Philadelphia Sketch Club

Jill Furst, Professor, Art History, Holly Bittner, Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts, and Richard Harrington, Assistant Professor and Visiting Artist in Illustration are participating in Artist and Poet: Image and Word at the Philadelphia Sketch Club. The exhibition opens June 20 and runs through July 13, 2008. An opening reception is scheduled for June 22, 2 - 5pm.

The exhibition is based on the collaboration between visual artist and writer, in which the artist completes one work and the writer responds with a poem. The writer initiates the second work by composing a poem, for which the artist creates an image.

Artist Jill Furst and poet Holly Bittner collaborated on two pieces in the exhibition, Vessel and Emergence. Richard Harrington used the poetry by his wife, Laurie Harrington, as the muse for two illustrations in the show, Hoffert's is Crushing and Dynamic 88.

The Sketch Club (http://www.sketchclub.org/PSC_home.html) gallery is located at 235 S. Camac Street (between 12th and 13th Streets and Locust and Spruce). Hours of operation are Monday and Wednesday, and Friday through Sunday, 1 - 5pm. The exhibition is free and open to the public.


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Jun 18, 2008
Jill Furst, Professor, Art History, Holly Bittner, Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts, and Richard Harrington, Assistant Professor and Visiting Artist in Illustration are participating in Artist and Poet: Image and Word at the Philadelphia Sketch Club. The exhibition opens June 20 and runs through July 13, 2008. An opening reception is scheduled for June 22, 2 - 5pm.

Published on June 18th, 2008