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FAU Hosts ‘Proceed and Be Bold,’ an Exhibition of Printing Posters by Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.

WHAT:               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.

              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

           Florida Atlantic University

                             Wimberly Library lobby

                             Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts
                             (third floor east) Library’s administrative display
                             area (second floor)

                             777 Glades Road

                             Boca Raton, FL 33431

                 Exhibition is free and open to the public. Donations
                             accepted at the screenings.

        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 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


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