Friday, November 28, 2014

Last Weekend for the Mozelle Thompson Album Art Retrospective

Tomorrow, Saturday, November 29th, is Small Business Saturday, so come out to support the Garfield business district and stop by Most Wanted Fine Art for The Album Art of Mozelle Thompson; LP Illustrations 1953-1969.

Gallery hours at Most Wanted Fine Art are 12-6 pm and there will be live painting by Darrell Kinsell in addition to live music (2-4 pm) featuring Jacquea May (vocals), Carlos Pena (guitar), Miles Jackson (bass) and the one-and-only Charles ‘Poogie’ Bell (drums). 

Everything at Most Wanted Fine Art is FREE. Other businesses participating in Small Business Saturday include VerdeRobin’s NestVolutoPeople’s Indian RestaurantModern FormationsPho MinhDaily BreadRefresh PGHThat’s Sharp, and Mostly Mod/ARTica.

Bring proof of purchase from any of the participating businesses and we’ll give you a FREE super-limited edition alternate poster for the show featuring Mozelle Thompson’s 1970 Jesse Owens illustration. This is the image that appeared on the first edition of the Jesse Owens autobiography and a small quantity of this alternate poster was whipped up by local comic book artists Frank Santoro (Pompeii, Cold Heat) with assistance by Jim Rugg (Street Angel, Afrodisiac). First come first served. Limited quantity is available while supplies last. 

Your last opportunity to see the Mozelle Thompson show is Sunday, November 30th, 12-6 pm. RSVP for the Facebook event here

We're still raffling off the first edition of Ernest Tidyman's novel Shaft with the Mozelle Thompson dust cover illustration, so make sure you keep signing in to let us know you were there!