Monday, April 22, 2013

Local event for book lovers!

The Altered Book Show currently being held at Marin MOCA in Novato through May 25th.
It's dazzling and delightful and not to be missed!
Here are the specifics:

This popular event showcases the work of 150 Bay Area artists who re-imagine, re-construct and re-work discarded books to produce a highly entertaining and remarkably varied exhibition. “Visitors are so amazed by the inventive ways artists are able to transform these old books into something fresh,” says Heidi LaGrasta, Executive Director of MarinMOCA. “It's a wonderful opportunity to experience the rich diversity of technique and subject matter that these hundreds of different book artists bring to the exhibition. All 150 “book art objects’ are offered in a silent auction running from April 20 through May 25 at MarinMOCA. 

On May 25, MarinMOCA will host a Closing Reception and live auction party from 5 to 7:30 pm.



































My Blog List

  • This is a draft test. When I get a great story idea I can compose on my phone. Here I am.
  • The theme for our fall issue is CHANGE. Please go to our submission page for more information and how to submit. We look forward to receiving your work.
  • Lying on her back and doing her shoulder extensions, slowly raising her arms above her head until the back of her hands graze the sheepskin rug, Delia imag...
  • The best gift we can give is our up-to-the-moment Presence. We can arrive with clients or friends or strangers in curiosity and deep witness. People steepe...
  • Some story openings happen to get the author’s pen rolling, to blow some warmth onto the icy blank page, to get the narrative blood flowing. Those not char...
  • If you write or want to write, the North Bay Writers Groups workshop is for you. Writers of all skill levels, ages, or genres are welcome. Whether your goa...
  • One of the core insights we come to through the regular practice of meditation is recognizing the nature of impermanence. This insight is valuable beca...
  • You can't build a writing career on luck, but you can build it on developing a creative process that works for the long-term. In today's show, Jeff Haden e...
  • The intoxicating fragrance of peppermint tea bags, fresh from the box.