Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Art & Words – A Marriage in St. Martin – An exhibition of 39 years of book covers

Jacqueline A. Sample, co-curator of “Art & Words – A Marriage.” (B. Sample file photo)

By Jacqueline A. Sample

Great Bay St. Martin (2017)—Art helps us to imagine, even create our possibilities. Literature, the word, gives us license to put pen to paper, to creatively express our thoughts. The wedding of both genres in books from House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP), was recently celebrated with an art exhibit in St. Martin at the intimate gallery of the elegant Sheer Restaurant.

The HNP exhibition, entitled “Art & Words – A Marriage,” showcased 27 prints and original art of mostly book covers linked to the indie press for the last 39 years. A number of the pieces were on loan from their owners.  Read more >>