Exhibition: Turning Breath into Art

Western New York Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

May 22, 2024
Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Tues: 12:30 - 5pm, Wed - Fri: 11-5pm, Sat: 10-2pm

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In the Book Arts Main & Studio Galleries, experience the artistry of Marquis “Ten Thousand” Burton in “Turning Breath into Art,” an exhibition where poetry meets visual art. For over a decade, Ten Thousand has been creating art from his breath through improv poetry, and now he invites you to witness the transformation of his words into visual experiences. In his studio residency with Book Arts, Marquis has been experimenting with letterpress and screen print techniques to translate his poetry into printed works.  Journey with Marquis to explore the beauty and transitions of life, captured through this creative expression. 

An opening reception will be held Friday, May 17th, 2024 5-8pm. Additionally, Book Arts will host a closing Poetry Event led by the artist
on Saturday, June 22nd from 3-5pm.