Congratulations to all the authors whose work has been selected by artists for the Word of Art 2 exhibition and publication! The authors include Deborah Ann Lucas! Deborah lives with her husband, horses, dog and cats in Leaf River, Illinois. She received an MFA from UCLA, exhibiting her art both regionally and internationally. She writes essays, short stories and poems, and is currently revising her memoir and a Young Adult novel.
Deborah’s work, Maggie’s Eyes, was selected by artist Nan Seidler. Nan has a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Masters in Counseling from NIU. She is a co-founder of Women’s Works, an International Juried Art Exhibit for women held during Women’s History Month, and The Workshop for Contemporary Artists which is in its 30th year.
Authors are invited to read their selected works and the original art will be displayed at the Word of Art 2 Gallery Exhibition and Book Release Reception at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Gallery on Friday, September 4, 2015. The gallery opens at 5:00 with the program beginning at 6:00. The reception is free and open to the public.
You can pre-order copies of the Word of Art 2 book using the PayPal links below between now and August 8, 2015. The books are $15 for In Print members, $20 for non-members (plus a $1 PayPal surcharge). Books will be available for pickup at the Word of Art 2 reception. Additional copies will be available for sale at the reception, but supplies will be limited.