Five Valley Cartoonists at Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce

June 28th, 2009 by E.J. Barnes · No Comments

Five Valley Cartoonists:  Gags, Politics, Fantasy” is an exhibit of artwork by four cartoon and comics artists from Massachusetts, and one from Connecticut, showing at the Amherst (MA) Area Chamber of Commerce in July 2009.

The show will include illustrated posters by Gonzo Comix and Tours principal Rebecca Migdal, collages on Blacks in comics by Looking For a Face Like Mine author William H. Foster III, humorous reverse paintings on glass by Gallery A3 member Helena Dooley, original comics pages by Pop Cultures’ Kids creator Mark Stacy, and watercolor cartoons by (Greenfield, MA) Recorder editorial cartoonist E. J. Barnes.

The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 9am–4:30pm, from Tuesday, 30 June to Friday, 31 July.  There will be an opening reception with refreshements on Thursday, 2 July, 5–8pm as part of the monthly Amherst ArtWalk.

The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce is at 28 Amity Street in downtown Amherst, at the front of the Amherst Cinema building and right next to Amherst Coffee.  There is a small, metered parking lot directly next to the building, as well as metered parking on the street and nearby on the Amherst Common, as well as ticket-machine parking a few blocks away in the Boltwood Parking Garage between Main Street and Kellogg Avenue.  Several Pioneer Valley Transit Authority bus routes stop a block or so away (see http://www.pvta.com).  Bicycle parking can be found along the left side of the Amherst Cinema building.

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