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Two Upcoming Events
1. Come and join in a discussion on gardens, gardening and the environment on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at The King's English Bookshop (1511 S. 1500 E. in Salt Lake City).
Fred will be discussing his hand-lettered Gardening: An Ecological Approach, and his hand-bound Garden Notes: Thoughts on Gardening, Ecology and Sustainability. He will also have copies of his 24th Anniversary Edition of Fox Sense: A View of Humans and Their Environment.
If you have questions about planning your garden, the 3' x 6' garden bed system (outlined in his books), or how gardening can be a component of environmental activism, be sure to attend. For those who are interested, he will also discuss the concept, details and construction of these artists' books.
2. Join Fred and eight other invited artists at Pilar Pobil's "Art-in-the Garden" event on Friday, June 10th; Saturday, June 11th; and Sunday, June 12th at 403 8th Avenue in Salt Lake City. This exhibit and sale will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. each evening. There is an admission fee of $15 that includes beverages (wine and lemonade) and light fare. There is free parking in the LDS Hospital parking garage on D street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). Proceeds from admission benefit the Pilar Foundation, which supports the arts in Utah.
Fred will be exhibiting his large ink drawings, woodcut prints, and letterpress prints.