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[BKARTS] Sheiia Waters - Peter Waters Show



Sheila Waters is teaching at The Calligraphy Connection and mentioned her
upcoming retrospective in the Washington, DC area. It will be a solo show.
Peter Waters's designer bindings and Sheila's drawings for those bindings
will be included. The show is only up for about a month and starts in July.
Sheila's book is on special this Summer for only $24.95. More info on her
book: http://www.johnnealbooks.com/prod_detail_list/43

 

MARYLAND 

 

Sheila Waters: A Retrospective 60 Years of the Calligraphic Arts: July 18,
2009 - August 22, 2009. The Mansion at Strathmore,, 10701 Rockville Pike,
North Bethesda, MD 20852-3324,

     Follow the life journey of internationally renowned calligrapher and
illuminator Sheila Waters from her childhood drawings and early days as an
emerging calligrapher in Britain to her selection as one of the youngest
fellows of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators in London. Trace her
development through framed artworks and open portfolios as she creates her
masterpiece, the "Roundel of the Seasons" as well as her commission of Dylan
Thomas' book Under Milkwood produced using her modernized Carolingian hand
and illuminated in its entirety. A look back over a career of more than six
decades highlights the emergence of her work's singular interplay between
technical mastery of the lettering arts and the most contemporary approaches
in breathtaking works of visual artistry. Prints of her work, in archival
links on acid-free papers, as well as her recent book, Foundations of
Calligraphy, already recognized as a masterful calligraphy test, will be
available for sale.

Mansion (Strathmore Hall) Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10- 4,
Wed. 10-9, Sat.10-3. Closed Sunday

Phone: (301) 581-5200, csr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
http://www.strathmore.org/aboutstrathmore/aboutstrathmore.asp

 

John Neal, Bookseller

Letter Arts Review, Bound & Lettered

www.johnnealbooks.com

1833 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC USA

800-369-9598 - 336-272-6139 - Fax 336-272-9015

email: info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

 

 


                                    
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