Authors and Artists Team Up for Word of Art

Small Samples of the Artwork for Word of Art
Small Samples of the Artwork

Over a hundred poems, essays and short stories were submitted by more than fifty writers for Word of Art. Artists selected thirty of them to serve as inspiration to create a canvas using the medium of their choice.  The words and artwork will be published in a beautiful hardcover, full-color book.

All lovers or art and the written word are invited to the Word of Art Exhibition and Book Release Reception held Friday, September 5, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Celebration Room of Emmanuel Lutheran Church (920 Third Avenue, Rockford).  The event is sponsored by In Print with cooperation with the Center for Arts and Spirituality and Art@Emmanuel.

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet authors and artists, see the original artwork on display and listen as the writers read their pieces.  There will be a vote on Best in Show.  Appetizers and soft drinks will be served.

Please contact Mary Lamphere for more information (  Copies of the book will be on sale at the event ($15 for In Print members, $20 for non-members).



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