FAU Hosts ‘Proceed and Be
Bold,’ an Exhibition of Printing Posters by Amos Paul
The Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for
Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University
Libraries is hosting an exhibition of colorful
posters exploring issues of race, gender and
artistic expression titled “Proceed and Be Bold,”
by artist Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. of Gordo, Ala.
A film by the same title, the story about Kennedy,
who describes himself as a “humble negro printer,”
will be screened.
WHEN: Monday, February 15, through Sunday, May 9,
for the exhibition Thursday, February 18 at 3 p.m.
for a film screening Friday, February 19, at 7 p.m.
for a film screening and a Q&A with Kennedy
WHERE: Florida Atlantic University
Wimberly Library lobby
and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts
(third floor east) Library’s administrative display
area (second floor)
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
COST: Exhibition is free and open to the public. Donations
accepted at the screenings.
CONTACT: To arrange a group tour of the exhibition or of the
Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts, contact
John Cutrone, programs coordinator, at 561-297-0455
Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. is a letterpress printer, papermaker and builder of artists books. In addition, he is an educator, performance artist and author of such books as Charm/Snake and the Riddle. Donations collected at the film screening benefit the Jaffe center. The exhibition can be viewed during library hours, which can be found at www.library.fau.edu/geninfo/hours.htm?boca or by calling 561-297-3770. For the portion of the exhibition found inside the Jaffe center, hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.jaffecollection.org.
About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts 10 colleges: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. For more information, visit www.fau.edu .