Wednesday, May 28, 2008
POSTMARKED 2008 Exhibition June 2-8
Exhibit and Silent Auction Fundraiser
The Clarmont Forum's Gallery
586 W First St
Public Reception: Fri Jun 6, 5-9 ( during Claremont Art Walk)
Gallery Hours: M-Sun noon-5
Auction ends promptly at 5 pm Sunday Jun 8!
Exhibiting original mail art for display and auction to raise funds for The Claremont Forum's Prison Library Project, which sends thousands of books free to inmates throughout the country. For many years, The Claremont Forum received book requests in hand-illustrated envelopes created by the prisoners who sent them. It is in this tradition that we present POSTMARKED as our very appropriate fundraiser.
All POSTMARKED 2008 entries will be on display at the Claremont Forum for a week, during which time visitors may place silent auction bids. This year we have received over 400 pieces of mail art, which will be on display in the gallery in the condition in which they arrived, unopened. Images of the mail art are in the blogs below. Images of the exhibition will be posted in a week or so. All sales proceeds go to the Prison Library Project. For more information about the event and The Claremont Forum, please visit the Gallery at www.claremontforum.org.
Tee shirts are available in limited quantities. If you wish to place an order, please visit The Claremont Forum website www.claremontforum.org.