Wednesday, December 5, 2007

A&E FYI: ‘The Brian Barber Pizza Luce Art Show!’

Who: Brian Barber
What: Art show
Where: Duluth’s Pizza Lucé, 22 E. Superior St.
When: Dec. 13 through Jan. 8 (the opening reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13)
Why: Brian’s awesome … man. (And here’s proof!)

Illustrator Brian Barber will be exhibiting paintings, drawings and screenprints at Pizza Lucé in downtown Duluth. Many of the illustrations on display are from his recently published children’s books, “My Favorite Places from A to Z” and “My Favorite Sounds from A to Z.”

The opening reception will be Thursday, Dec. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., and is free and open to the public. The show will be on display at Pizza Lucé through Jan. 8, 2008.

Barber has illustrated work for children as well as work for Minnesota Monthly, Mpls./St. Paul Magazine, City Pages, The Rake and locally for the Homegrown Festival and Ripsaw News. His work has also been seen in several advertising campaigns.

“My Favorite Places” and “My Favorite Sounds” are among the first titles published this year by Maren Green, a new publishing company in Minnesota. Peggy Snow is the author of both books.

For more information on Barber or his illustrations, visit

FURTHER READING: "'B' is for Brian Barber, Illustrator Extraordinaire" (Duluth Budgeteer News, Oct. 28, 2007)

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