Art House Co-op Gallery building world’s first
permanent library of sketchbooks
Atlanta, GA, Sept 2009– Atlanta’s Art House Co-op has
opened a call for entries for the Sketchbook Project, Library
edition. Participants are asked to donate their finished
sketchbooks to the project, which will be exhibited in
galleries and then reside in a permanent collection where
library patrons can browse by theme, media, or location.
Confirmed exhibition dates include Brooklyn, Los Angeles,
Atlanta, Chicago and St. Louis.
Each sketchbook will be barcoded and
cataloged, enabling visitors to the exhibitions to receive a
library card with which they can check out books to browse and
peruse while at the shows.
Participants will receive a 5.25 in.
x 8.25 in. Moleskine® sketchbook to fill in and return to
the gallery, where it will become part of a collective
exhibition along with thousands of other artists. The
Sketchbook Project is open to anyone and you can sign up at
Art House Co-op’s website, www.arthousecoop.com
artists can create profiles, share portfolio images, and
interact with each other, essentially forming a social
networking site, as well as a collective of artists from
various nationalities, ideologies, styles, and artistic