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‘Book Works’ at Central School


Special to the American Press

“DistractiFLY,” by Elizabeth Guinn is among the works on exhibit in “Book Works” at the Art Associates Gallery in the Central School Arts and Humanities Center.

An opening reception for an exhibition of artist’s books featuring both current and former McNeese State University visual arts students was held March 9 at the Art Associates Gallery in the Central School Arts and Humanities Center at 809 Kirby St.

The exhibit, titled “Book Works,” features an array of books created by students who were part of a class called Contemporary Approaches to Drawing taught by McNeese art professor Heather Ryan Kelley. The works range from traditional case bound books, accordions and pamphlets to mazes and sculptural, altered books.

Participating artists are ASHLEN BREAUX, Lake Charles; CHANCE DEVILLE, Lake Charles; KATY GEYMANN, Moss Bluff; RON GIBSON, Sulphur; KAT GODSEY, Westlake; ELIZABETH GUINN, Jennings; TAYLOR HICKEY, Orange, Texas; KATELYN HOffPAUIR, Lake Charles; LINDA RAE-LEIGH JOHNSON, Eunice; STEPHANIE LANDRY, Lake Charles; CAMBRIDGE P.J. MATTHEWS, Lake Charles; SHANNON MOORE, Lake Charles; DEVIN MORGAN, Lake Charles; ALEX PATE, Lafayette; SAJEELA SIDDIQ, Lake Charles; KIP TÊTE, Lake Charles; SYDNEY THOMAS, Sulphur; and GABRIELLA TRAHAN, Holly Beach.

The exhibit is on display through April 28.

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