Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Brand Associates Purchase Award Collection

The Associates of Brand Library are pleased to present a special exhibition at Brand Library Art Galleries!

Brand Associates Purchase Award Collection: Retrospective Exhibition

On view: June 28 through July 25, 2008

Please join us and several of the artists at the Brand Library Art Galleries for a Closing Reception on Friday, July 25th, 5-8 pm.

Brand Associates Purchase Award Collection: Retrospective Exhibition is a selection of art works purchased by the Associates of Brand Library from their annual national juried exhibitions. The annual exhibitions have been organized and sponsored by the Associates since 1971. This special retrospective exhibition will showcase the art works by artists who have been recipients of the Purchase Award at the annual juried exhibitions.

The Purchase Award, given by the Associates of Brand Library, is bestowed to one or more works at the annual juried exhibition that is felt to be outstanding in artistry and technique. The Associates award the recipient, by purchasing the piece for their art collection and as a legacy to each annual exhibition.

The Associates' Purchase Award Collection now contains over 100 pieces of artwork. A selection of approximately 60 pieces acquired by the Associates from the 1970s through 2007 will be exhibited with an emphasis on artworks by Californian artists. There will be several works by artists from Glendale and neighboring cities.

The Associates of Brand Library is non-profit volunteer organization whose purpose is to aid and promote the Brand Library and its Art Center through sponsorship of programs and donations, and to foster art and music education in the community.

Admission is FREE. There is ample free parking.

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