Paintings From Just Perfect to be Shown in ICEA November 23

Paintings From Jane Marinsky’s Just Perfect to be Shown in ICEA November 23

 

October 31, 2012

 

Daemen Visual & Performing Arts

Department: 839-8241

Jane Marinsky: janemarinsky@gmail.com  

           

            Buffalo artist and Daemen College faculty member Jane Marinsky will debut paintings from her new picture book Just Perfect in the Daemen College International Center for Excellence in Animation (ICEA) 5-8 p.m., November 23.

 

            The ICEA is located in the Tri-Main Center, 2495 Main Street, in Buffalo.  Books will be available for sale and signing by the artist.  ICEA exhibit hours are M-F 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

            In her new picture book, Marinsky uses a spare storyline and rich illustrations, combining the desire for a new pet and welcoming a new baby into a warm children’s story.

 

            Kirkus Reviews: “Overall, Just Perfect has a calm tone, and there is a gentle kindness in the older brother that appeals – in the last picture he reads an animal book to the new baby.”

 

            School Library Journal: “Children will enjoy this sweet look at a growing family.”

 

            Marinsky’s previous exhibit, in 2009, The Goat-Faced Girl Paintings, was taken from the children’s book The Goat-Faced Girl, a Classic Italian Folktale, Retold by Leah Marinsky Sharpe -- Illustrated by Jane Marinsky.

 

Jane Marinsky holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, from the University of Rochester (1973), and a BFA in Graphic Design from the State University of New York at Buffalo (1976). She studied illustration with Alan Cober, renowned American illustrator. In addition to her position as a Professor of Illustration at Daemen College, Jane also works as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. For more information: www.marinskyillustration.com

 

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