Heroes And Villains Art Show Opens With A Book Launch Event
By: Arts Unbound
Paul Walcottis a graduate of the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art in Dover, NJ. He works as a free-lance illustrator and graphic artist, as well as an art instructor at Arts Unbound. His book SeiShin Brawl,influenced by both Japanese Manga and American comics, begins in the year 2035 where Maria Sanchez shares what once was a secret martial arts ability with those willing to learn. Upon her death, her three daughters continue to practice their mother's exceptional powers and martial arts abilities around the world. Walcott will be present at the event to sign and sell copies of SeiShin Brawl, the first novel in his continuing series.
Heroes and Villainsis a group exhibition featuring art by eighteen artists portraying people admired and feared, real and imaginary. Most of the participating artists are current students at Arts Unbound who are studying character illustration, many are self-taught artists, and all of the exhibiting artists are from New Jersey.
This event is sponsored by East Side Mags located at 7 South Fullerton Ave. in Montclair, NJ.
Heroes and Villains will be on display September 8 through October 6 at the Dora Stern Gallery at Arts Unbound during the gallery's regular operating hours.
Arts Unbound is dedicated to the artistic achievement of people living with disabilities and seniors. They provide visual arts education and professional development to help emerging artists compete on the retail market. By promoting the work of artists with disabilities and seniors, Arts Unbound centers their art-making rather than any impairments and by doing so challenges the stigma associated with disability and aging.
The gallery is located in the Valley Arts District at 544 Freeman Street, in Orange. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturdays noon-5pm, and by appointment. www.artsunbound.org (Arts Unbound – 973-675-2787).
Celene Ryan, Director of Marketing