ART OF THE NARRATIVE: painters, illustrators & cartoonists tell their story

Group Exhibition: Art of the Narrative

Opening October 4th, 6-9pm

On view through October 17th

Paul Madonna

Paul Madonna

The Emerald Tablet is thrilled to partner with Litquake to present a group exhibition featuring literature, cartoon musings, relational line drawings, and social satire in oil and acrylic. Please join us on Friday, October 4th at 6pm for the opening of this exhibition, curated by Jody Weiner and featuring artist/writers Don Asmussen, Lisa Brown, Nancy CalefJack Hirschman, Alan Kaufman, Paul Madonna, and Shannon Wheeler.

Don’t miss this FREE event, which is part of North Beach First Fridays.

North Beach First Fridays: writers who paint
Friday October 4th 2013, 7:30 pm doors, 8 pm music.
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)
Delicious complimentary snacks. Drinks by donation.

Also, be sure to join us on Saturday, October 12th for a special Litquake night of readings.

Award-losing cartoonist Don Asmussen is creator of the long-running political comic strip Bad Reporter in the San Francisco Chronicle and syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate. Don is right-handed.

Lisa Brown is a best-selling  illustrator, writer, and cartoonist. She lives in San Francisco, California, but can more often be found on twitter and tumblr.

Nancy Calef is an oil and mixed media painter, singer songwriter and author of a new memoir Peoplescapes, My Story From Purging to Painting.

Jack Hirschman is a fellow poet, translator, and painter; he is the former Poet Laureate of San Francisco.  hirschfalk@aol.com

Alan Kaufman‘s books include Jew Boy, a memoir, Matches, a novel, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, The Outlaw Bible of American Literature, and his latest memoir Drunken Angel.

Paul Madonna writes and draws “All Over Coffee” in the San Francisco Chronicle and in two book collections by City Lights Press. Paul is comics editor on The Rumpus.net and was the first (ever!) art intern at MAD magazine.

Jody Weiner wrote the novel Prisoners of Truth, co-authored Kinship With Animals, and co-edited Resistance: A Radical Social and Political History of the Lower East Side. Heck No is his comedy screenplay in development.

Shannon Wheeler is the creator of the comic “Too Much Coffee Man” and contributes original work to The New YorkerThe Onion, Make Magazine, and Distro. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon.

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