Congratulations to all the authors whose work has been selected by artists for the Word of Art 2 exhibition and publication! The authors include Barbara Ellis. Barbara has been an editor and writer for 18 years. She has more than 40 bylined articles in the trade association press. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in English, specializing in American literature.
Her selection, 1345 North Astor, Chicago, was selected by artist Kellene M. Simler. Kellene is an author and artist who thrives on creating new worlds through the written word and those birthed from paint and mixed media. As a member of the ABC Writer’s Group, Kellene is dedicated to writing stories for children. She fills her life with family, friends, music, art and books.
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.