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Sep 13, 2017
5:00pm

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Kimball Street Studios

Kimball Street Studios, 191 Lisbon St., Lewiston, ME 04240

Infinite Canvas: Comics and Fantasy Illustration

August 30, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“Infinite Canvas” exhibit and workshops give new view of comics and fantasy illustration
LEWISTON – Art gallery and frame shop Kimball Street Studios will be getting a little stranger this September. Its upcoming exhibit, “INFINITE CANVAS: Comics and Fantasy Illustration”, will deck the gallery’s walls with a variety of exciting and interesting work from Maine-based comics and illustration artists. Accompanying programming, including workshops and an artist panel, will allow visitors several frames from which to view and engage with the work. The exhibit and events will complement the Great Falls Comics Expo taking place on Saturday, Sep 23 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory.

All events for INFINITE CANVAS take place at Kimball Street Studios (191 Lisbon St, Lewiston).

 Exhibit Dates: Sep 15–Oct 18

 Cosplay Workshop: Wednesday, Sep 13, 5:00-7:00 PM
Get an introduction to “cosplay” (dressing as you
favorite comics and fantasy characters) and get tips
and tricks on how to design your own outfit.
All-ages 10 and up
Free admission; refreshments provided
Facilitators: Facilitators Ben Santos and Bud Santos

 Art Walk L/A Exhibit Preview: Friday, Sep 15, 5:00-8:00
PM
Free admission; refreshments provided

 Comics Characters Workshop: Wednesday, Sep 20,
5:00-7:00 PM
Create and develop your own comics characters!
All-ages 10 and up
$7 advance registration, $10 at the door
Facilitator: Tyson Pease
Refreshments provided

 Exhibit Opening Reception: Friday, Sep 22, 4:00-8:00
PM
Free admission; refreshments provided
Artist Panel: Wednesday, Sep 27, 5:00-7:00 PM
Free admission; refreshments provided

For more information or to register for a workshop, contact Kimball Street Studios:

 Visit (Tuesday-Friday 10AM–5PM): 191 Lisbon St,
Lewiston, ME 04240
 Call (anytime): (207) 333-3342 (store); (207) 415-3937
(office)

Exhibit Description: In an increasingly visual world, comics and illustration are more popular than ever. Cartoonists and illustrators from “outsider” and marginalized groups have the chance to share their perspectives with the world in ways that are funny, fantastic, deranged, critical, subversive—allowing modern comics and fantasy illustration to capture and recreate our world and what it can be. INFINITE CANVAS presents a range of work, all displayed like the unending canvases of online comics.

CONTACT
Mary Callahan
Shop: (207) 333-3342
Mobile: (207) 415-3937
mary@kimballstreetstudios.net
https://www.facebook.com/kimballstreetstudios/