The 23 Sandy Gallery currently has a call for entries for HELLO HEDI, a juried exhibition of book art inspired by the work of Hedi Kyle. The exhibition will be on view at the gallery from June 5 – July 25, 2015.
One of the cool things about the show is that it coincides with the Focus on Book Arts conference. The artists’ reception is on June 26th, the Friday of the conference.
Laura Russell will be jurying the exhibit, while Hedi will be choosing the awards. Here’s a blurb from the 23 Sandy website about the exhibition:
…this is more than just a structure show. No blank books, please. We are looking for works that honor Hedi’s paper transformations with smart stories, strong concepts, focused contexts and excellent craftsmanship. We are open to works that adapt her structures, or works that expand her ideas and continue that sense of discovery that has long inspired us all. This international juried exhibition will also feature books by Hedi herself.
I am hoping that Hedi will attend the reception – she’ll be presenting at FOBA the night before, so she’ll be in the area. I don’t have anything in particular to talk to her about, it would mostly just be me being a total fan geek.
If you’re interested in submitting work for the exhibition, you have until March 28, 2015 to enter. Visit the 23 Sandy Gallery website for more details.