Art Exhibit - Smyrna Library
I've been asked to exhibit some of my art in the Library at Smyrna, GA. It goes up July 1 and remains on exhibit for 2 months, until September 1.
Since it's a library, I decided it would be nice to display one of my ink drawings of early "book making". This was inspired when touring the Czech Republic and subsequent researching the history of the Moravian Church. This pre-reformation church has continually stressed educating the general population. Their mass-printing and distribution network promoted literacy and fed knowledge and understanding (temporal and spiritual) to middle and lower classes, a luxury previously reserved for the wealthy or powerful. The rest, so to speak, is "history".
Printing and distributing books rapidly became a "social media" phenomenon of the 15th Century to spark the Protestant Reformation, much the same way using iPhones and computers is sparking reformative thinking and movements today.
If you are in the area, I invite you to stop by and browse the second floor gallery of Smyrna Library while my art is exhibited.
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