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International Artist, Ion Codrescu Presentation and Reception at Alleghany County Library
September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Alleghany Arts Council is excited to present internationally-recognized artist and poet, Ion Codrescu. Join us on September 23rd at the Alleghany County Public Library for an artist’s reception, exhibition of original works, and Ion Codrescu’s presentation: “Japanese Haiga and Western Artists”.
“Haiga’ is a work of art that combines a Haiku poem written in calligraphy with a simple painting.
Ion Codrescu’s poems, essays and articles have been published in 18 countries and 13 languages. His paintings are in private collections and museums around the globe. He has illustrated more than one hundred books, magazines and newspapers and has published 18 books in Romania, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Slovenia, the Netherlands and the US.