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Georgiana Peacher Exhibit at USM, Reception on April 7

The Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts is presenting an exhibit, “Chronology of a Life: Artist’s Books, Poems, and Publications of Georgiana Peacher,” by Georgiana Peacher, which will be on display in the Unum Great Reading Room, seventh floor, Glickman Family Library, on USM’s Portland campus, through Monday, April 30. There will be a reception for the exhibit on Saturday, April 7, from 2-3:30 p.m.  Both events are free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Rebecca Goodale, Book Arts coordinator, at 228-8014.

Nancy Leavitt and Penny Hall are the curators for the exhibit.  Georgiana Peacher is professor emerita at City University of New York.  She is an author, dramatist and book artist.  She currently lives in Maine.

Kate Cheney Chappell established USM’s Center for Book Arts in 2008.  The Center celebrates book arts through lectures and workshops, and exhibits of artists’ books.