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[BKARTS] James Castle Presentation

Tom Trusky, Boise State University Professor of English and Director of
the Idaho Center for the Book,will give a slide/lecture presentation,
"James Castle:  His Life & Art," at the Greg Kucera Gallery in Seattle,
WA at 1pm on Saturday, September 8th.  

Idaho native artist/bookmaker James Castle (1899-1977) was born and
raised in Garden Valley, ID and attended the Idaho School for the Deaf &
Blind in Gooding from 1911-1916.  His family moved to the Boise Valley
in 1924 and there he spent the remainder of his life making thousands of
drawings, books, and constructions from found papers, using sharpened
twigs and sticks for pens, and ink made from soot and saliva.

Trusky will also be signing copies of his biography of Castle, "James
Castle:  His Life & Art."

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