Muscatine’s Sunrise Galleries Hosts New Poetry Broadsides Art Exhibition

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A new art exhibition of poetry broadsides will be on display at the Sunrise Galleries, 114 E 2nd Street, in downtown Muscatine.

The new art exhibition is an exhibition of Poetry Broadsides, winner (mostly) of the James Hearst Poetry Prize, interpreted by artist and printer Julie Russell-Steuart. Broadside letterpress work was done by Caveworks Press & the North American Review. Julie Russell-Steuart’s work will be on display through February 6th. She will be at the Sunrise Galleries on the closing weekend of her exhibition for a poetry reading on Friday 4 February at 7pm and Saturday 5 February from 12pm to 4pm.

Julie Russell-Steuart received a FY2022 grant from the Iowa Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts for her project Power of the Press IOWA. Her February 5 poster printing workshop and talk will teach attendees how to use the power of the press to champion their own important ideas and causes. You can find more information about Julie and her project on Instagram @powerofthepress.

Sunrise Galleries, 114 E2nd Street in Muscatine, representing local artists, is open Wednesday through Friday from 11am to 5:30pm and Saturday from 10am to 4pm and by appointment with individual artists or gallery staff. It is always open online at sunrisegalleries.com. The gallery can be reached by phone at 563-299-6855.

Muscatine's Sunrise Galleries Hosts New Poetry Broadsides Art Exhibition

Sean Leary is a writer, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since he debuted in the pages of Comics Buyers Guide at the age of 11. An honors graduate from the University of Southern California’s master’s program, he has written over 50 books, including the bestsellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone, and We Are All Characters.

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