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[BKARTS] Public reception with Mare Blocker in Portland, OR



This Thursday (Jan. 29, 2004) at 7 PM there is a public reception for the
book artist Mare Blocker in conjunction with the continuing exhibition,
"Personal Myths & Private Magic: Booksworks of the MKimberly Press which
remains on view in Multnomah County Library's Collins Gallery until February
13, 2004.

This reception follows a "storytime" reading in December at which the artist
read from her works on a large throne-like chair that she and Buzz White
constructed  from Reader's Digest Condensed books.

The exhibition celebrates 20 years of highly creative work by Ms Blocker and
features materials from the Library's special collections, the John Wilson
Room, as well as one-of-a-kind works from private collectors, including the
artist.

The Collins Gallery is on the 3rd floor of Central Library, Multnomah County
Library, 801 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, Oregon.

Open hours are:

Mon.-Thurs.     9 AM - 9 PM
Fri. & Sat.     9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday          1 PM - 5 PM

For more information, please contact me.

     Jim Carmin
     John Wilson Room Librarian
     Multnomah County Library
     801 SW 10th Ave.
     Portland, OR 97205
     tel: 503-988-6287
     email: jimc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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