Mystery Spot: A Fundraiser and Zine-Making Party

Posted on June 01, 2015

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Mystery Spot: A Fundraiser and Zine-Making Party at Soo Visual Arts Center on August 6th from 6 - 9pm. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. With entry, enjoy a local brew from Fulton and a DJ set by local musician Wooden Antler. Take part in a zine-making party and peruse a selection of locally made artist publications for sale, featuring titles by over a dozen individual artists and publishers working in photography, collage, drawing, conceptual practice, and more. Drawings from the TV Objects book will also be exclusively available for sale.

The number of visual artists using the book format for the creation and proliferation of work has exploded in the last 15 years even as the end of print media is supposed to be upon us. This fundraiser will support the work of local artist book publisher Mystery Spot Books. Proceeds will go toward printing and distributing Mystery Spot’s upcoming publications, including Drawings of Background Objects Seen in TV Shows, the night’s featured title, containing the work of over a dozen local artists.

Artists/Publishers with printed matter for sale: Eric William Carroll, Jan Estep, Anne George, Sam Gould, Good Weather, Monica Haller, Peter Happel Christian, Jess Hirsch, Houseboat Press, Brett Kallusky, Paula McCartney, Michael Mott, Mystery Spot Books, Erika Ritzel, Areca Roe and Lex Thompson

Drawings of Background Objects Seen in TV Shows artists: Alyssa Baguss, Rich Barlow, Allen Brewer, Andrea Carlson, Andy Ducett, Geoffrey Hammerlinck, Melissa Loop, Chad Rutter, Scott Stulen, Bruce Tapola, Lex Thompson, Amy Toscani, Pamela Valfer, John Sebastian Vitale, Michon Weeks and Chris Zerendow

This Event Is Made Possible by Soo Visual Arts Center.

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