Monday, June 20, 2011

A Book Signing & Reception

"Exploring the Original West Village"
a new book by Alfred Pommer & Eleanor Winters

Join us for a book signing and reception:
Thursday June 23rd, 6-9pm in the gallery

"Abingdon Square", cover oil painting by Leendert van der Pool

About the authors:
Alfred Pommer is a New York City Licensed Guide who has been giving public and private walking tours focusing on history and architecture in New York City's diverse neighborhoods for over 20 years. A New York City native, he holds a degree in labor studies and retired in 1991 from the New York City Parks Department to devote himself to his tours full time. Since then he has been researching and improving each tour to bring his knowledge and stories to numerous groups, institutions and individuals who have embarked on his journeys around these Manhattan neighborhoods.
For more info visit Alfred's website:

Eleanor Winters is a native of Brooklyn, NY who has been exploring New York City on foot for several decades. She is a commercial and fine artist specializing in calligraphy which she teaches in Europe and the United States. Eleanor lives half of the year in Brooklyn and the other half in Paris. Having authored 5 books on calligraphy, her collaboration with Alfred was a perfect fit. She holds a master's in art from New York University and is represented by Franklin 54 Gallery + Projects for her calligraphy quilt collage works.
For more about Eleanor visit her website:

"Exploring the Original West Village" is published by The History Press, Charleston, SC

On view in the gallery:
Paintings, prints & photographs of the West Village by Sharon Florin, Alfred Pommer, Leendert van der Pool and Calligraphy Quilt Collages by author Eleanor Winters

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