Painted Speech: New Works by Barbara Yale-Read

The following information about this past Turchin Center exhibition is kept here for archival purposes only. This exhibition is not currently on display. View current and upcoming exhibitions.

Friday, March 5, 2010
Saturday, June 5, 2010
Main Gallery, Catwalk Community Gallery

Calligrapher and graphic design artist Barbara Yale-Read is a faculty member with Appalachian's Department of Art. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Barbara Yale-Read received her BA from Towson University and her MFA in graphic design from East Tennessee State University.

As a graphic designer, Yale-Read has worked with numerous clients to create a body of work which meets client needs and maintains impeccable design standards. The work featured in this exhibition focuses on her studio work that builds upon her strength as a calligrapher and image-maker. Many of these works are built around a poem or passage in which the written word relays its narrative not only through the story but through the graphic and expressionistic quality of the writing.

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