CA – Harry Potter Tribute Show

Press Release:

Gallery Nucleus is proud to present the ‘Harry Potter Tribute Art Exhibition’, an exhibition that features extraordinary art from over 50 talented artists/fans from around the world. In celebration of the final film and all things Harry Potter, this exhibit is carefully curated through open submissions and private invitations, the Harry Potter Tribute blog has been active for the past year and amongst the artists featured include Kazu Kibuishi, Amy Kim Kibuishi, Brittney Lee, Jake Parker, Johane Matte, William Stout, Mindy Lee, Israel Sanchez, Cory Godbey, and Mary Grandpre, cover Illustrator of the American editions of the Harry Potter books series. Opening night is July 9, 2011 from 7-11pm.

Admission is $2 per person at the door, but FREE admission to those who come in Harry Potter-inspired attire or when when you Facebook, Twitter, or Blog about the event before July 2, 2011.

Guests will also be invited to participate in a plethora of activities including:
FREE entrance gift of exclusive exhibition buttons that will divide attendees into individual Hogwarts houses (available while supplies last).
Snitch-Seeking machine booth and contest.
Harry Potter photo area.
Costume Competition.
Trivia Competition.
Mystery flavored Jelly Belly tasting station.
Raffle giveaways.
FREE Butterbeer and snacks served.

Prizes for contest and raffle winners will include Harry Potter merchandise, a Warner Brothers Studios Tour ticket, and an exclusive print from Mary Grandpre!

This event is not to be missed for Harry Potter fans, and those who can’t fly all the way to Universal Studios, Orlando.

For the complete roster of participating artists, including further details about opening reception highlights, please visit our homepage.

Plus, follow our ongoing tribute blog for any news and updates on the exhibit, the featured artists, or anything Harry Potter!

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Amulet 2 Signing

Kazu Kibuishi signs at Gallery Nucleus

Kazu Kibuishi and more sign at Gallery Nucleus

Gallery Nucleus invites you to join us as writer, artist, and Eisner Award Nominee Kazu Kibuishi discusses the process behind the latest release in the Amulet series as well as other current projects.  Hear the artist read from the latest book as well as answer questions from fans and other aspiring artists.  A signing of the new book will follow; Jason Caffoe, Anthony Wu, and Amy Kim Kibuishi will also be signing copies, as they were instrumental in producing the vibrant colors within the book.

Reading & Panel: 1 – 2pm
Q & A: 2 – 2:30pm
Book Signing: 2:30 – 4pm

Upcoming Workshop:
Also, register now for the much anticipated workshop “Storytelling for Comics & Film” instructed by artist Kazu Kibuishi.  Through this seven week course beginning on Sept 15, Kibuishi will share his wealth of knowledge and firsthand experience.  Learn more about taking your ideas and turning them into comics ready for publication.  Each student will complete one 10-page comic by the end of the course.

More about the artist:
Born in Tokyo, Kazu Kibuishi is an American graphic novel author and illustrator.  He is best known for his critically acclaimed Amulet series as well as being the creator and editor of the comic anthology Flight as well as creating the web comic Copper.  The web comic artist and noted critic Scott McCloud has said that some of Kazu Kibuishi’s work is so beautifully drawn that “it hurts my hands when I look at it.”

Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main St Alhambra, CA 91801

http://www.gallerynucleus.com