Storybook: An Art Journey Through Childhood's Best Remembered Stories

Exhibition Dates: April 25 – May 9, 2015

Modern Eden Gallery is excited to present the third curated exhibition by photojournalist Michael Cuffe, Editor in Chief of the international arts documagazine Warholian. This exhibition brings together over 65 artists from a range of styles and mediums to interpret beloved childhood narratives in their own unique styles. Iconic books such as Clifford the Big Red Dog, Goodnight Moon, The Cat in The Hat, and many more have been fantastically recreated with creative approaches and from adult perspectives.

FEATURED ARTISTS INCLUDE: Amandalynn, Jaclyn Alderete, Brianna Angelakis, Susanne Apgar, Paul Barnes, Jasmine Becket-Griffith, CIOU, Cory Benhatzel, Pakayla Biehn, Zofia Bogusz, Brenton Bostwick, Robert Bowen, Jana Brike, Laurie Lee Brom, Valentina Brostean, Leilani Bustamante, C3, Adam Caldwell, Simona Candini, Steve Chmilar, Joshua Coffy, Michael Cuffe, Lara Dann, Lena Danya, Sheri DeBow, Jel Ena, Kohshin Finley, Ashton Gallagher, Jacqueline Gallagher, Lyrica Glory, Alec Huxley, Steve Javiel, Aunia Kahn, Tara Krebs, Marcos LaFarga, Marie Larkin, Kim Larson, Edith Lebeau, Chris Leib, Steven Lopez, Calvin Ma, Malojo, Megan Majewski, Kelly McKernan, Amy Minchew, David Molesky, Catherine Moore, Melissa Morgan, David Natale, Lori Nelson, Johannah O’Donnell, Richard James Oliver, Augie Pagan, PECA, Rich Pellegrino, Bradley Platz, Michael Ramstead, Joshua Roman, Isabel Samaras, Erika Sanada, Eve Skylar, Laura Startzman, Ania Tomicka, Daniel J. Valadez, Helice Wen, Sandra Yagi, Hannah Yata, Trevor Young, Rick Berry, and others.

 

 

The exhibition will be on display through May 9, 2015 and is free and open to the public.

Exhibition Dates: April 25 – May 9, 2015

Behind the Art of Storybook: Exploring the Creative Journey of the Artist

In this talk, art curator and educator Michael Cuffe takes us behind the scenes his latest show Storybook: An Art Journey Through Childhood’s Best Remembered Stories presented by Modern Eden Gallery. He will explore the world of the children’s book illustrations, and how they have influenced a whole generation of artists to pursue careers in contemporary art.  For those seeking advice on becoming an artist themselves, Cuffe will give his 10 comprehensive steps to building a career in art as well.  Michael Cuffe is the founder of Warholian, a not-for-profit arts site dedicated to documenting the contemporary art world and it’s inhabitants since 2010.  

Talk Length: 1 hour + Q&A
Friday May 1, 2015 7:30 PM (in conjunction with North Beach First Fridays) 
at Modern Eden Gallery
801 Greenwich Street, San Francisco, CA  94133
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