Hi everyone,

Good morning.  Next Thursday evening (November 3) is the opening of the illustration exhibition "Off the Wall, On the Page".  This exhibition features the work of 20 illustrators, including Tiana Litwak!  Please join us for the opening and a lecture by internationally known illustrator Brad Hollland.  Details are below.



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Brad Holland - Nov. 3
Here’s the official announcement. Please mark your calendars and forward to your friends...
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Brad Holland talks about his work, artists’ rights and the state of illustration

Brad Holland is one of the most influential illustrators of the 20th Century. The New York Times, in nominating him for a Pulitzer Prize, wrote that his work goes "beyond the moment to illuminate a general condition universal in space and time. The images are sometimes brutal, but the feeling is almost always compassionate." The Washington Post has called him "an undisputed star of American Illustration," and the editors of RSVP, the artists' directory, voted him "the one artist, who in our opinion, has had the single greatest impact on the illustration field during the last twenty five years." Writing in Print magazine, critic Steven Heller concluded, "as [Jackson] Pollock redefined plastic art, Holland has radically changed the perception of illustration."

In recent years, Brad Holland has emerged as the seminal voice illuminating the complex and shifting business landscape for illustrators and their diminishing control over their copyrights and businesses. He is one of the founders of the Illustrators’ Partnership of America (IPA), the first organization in the history of American visual authorship to seek to implement a rational collective rights clearance administration for illustrators’ copyrights.
More: http://www.asip-repro.org/holland_bio.html
See also: http://www.bradholland.net/portfolio, http://drawger.com/holland/

WHEN THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011, 8 - 9 p.m.

WHERE Montgomery College School of Art + Design (Takoma Park Campus)
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center Auditorium
930 King Street | Silver Spring, MD 20910

MAP & DIRECTIONS: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/schoolofartanddesign/about/map.htm
[Please note: The Arts Center (CF) is only accessible from Georgia Avenue and King Street.]

METRO Silver Spring (Red Line). Walk 20 minutes south on East West Hwy. (Rte. 410) to Georgia Ave. & King St. The building is on the left, behind Holy Cross Health Clinic.

FREE PARKING in campus lot off King Street.

ADMISSION $15; IC Members & students $8 (MC Students & Faculty, free).

RSVP Reservations for this program are strongly recommended. Please email [log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask].

This event is in conjunction with the opening reception for “Off the Page - On the Wall,” An Exhibit of Illustration, sponsored by the Illustrators Club of Washington DC, Maryland & Virginia at the King Street Gallery (address above), November 3, 6  - 8 p.m. The public is cordially invited. FREE admission. Refreshments served.

Joe Azar

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