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John DePol, American 20th Century Wood Engraver featured in exhibit

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Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The prints of American 20th Century artist, John Depol, are currently being showcased in an exhibition case in the 2nd floor lobby of the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library at the University of Alabama.

The exhibition features beautiful printed works, including wood engraved prints and original end grain wood blocks by DePol. They have been pulled from the archive of more than 1,000 of his works located in the MFA in the Book Arts Program, School of Library & Information Studies, where the DePol archive is housed. This exhibition will be of interest to artists, historians, archivists, writers and others. Many of DePol’s prints include literary allusions.

This exhibition opened on DePol’s birthday September 18th and will end on Nov 1st.

For more information contact: Julessa Sherrod, Office Associate, 205/348-4610, joglen@slis.ua.edu
Source: Steve Miller, steve@ua.edu , 205/535-0772