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Art Gallery Events

October 18 – February 1, 2021

Graphic Novel: Power to Heal – Eastern Big Read 21 exhibition


Opening reception

artworkOctober 19, 11AM

Talk by Jeffrey Greene, coordinator of Prison Arts, Community Partners in Action, Hartford; at the gallery. https://cpa-ct.org/prison-arts/


Prison Arts CollectiveOctober 26, 11AM

Annie Buckley, Director of Prison Arts Collective, San Diego State University and Michele Burgess, teaching artist at PAC and the book artist, currently based in Vermont conversation, zoom https://www.prisonartscollective.com/


artworkNovember 8, 12:30 PM

Workshop with Marcelino Truong, Paris-based artist, graphic designer, and illustrator, whose book Such a Lovely Little War is an internationally- celebrated study of the Vietnam War, zoom.


artworkNovember 10, 3 PM

Thi Bui, the artist and author of The Best We Could Do, graphic memoir, virtual keynote, Eastern Big Read 21.


artworkTBD

Opening of Kriss an adaptation of the myth of Orestes and Electra reenacted in California in the context of PTSD post-Vietnam war, co-written by Eastern professor Michele Bacholle


Florida Prison Education ProjectTBD

Conversation with Keri Watson, Director of the Florida Prison Education Project about the art works presented in the exhibition. https://cah.ucf.edu/fpep/

Past Events

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