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Bible Doodles - Graphic Novel Illustrations by Craig Thompson

March 2 - April 28, 2012

This exhibition contains 24 original drawings by Craig Thompson, an artist and graphic novelist best known for his autobiographical novel, Blankets, that tells the story of his childhood in an Evangelical Christian family, his first love and his early adulthood. The exhibition also includes work from his most recent book, Habibi, a love story set in a fictional Middle East woven with tales from the Bible and Koran.

Image credit: Blankets 507 (detail), India ink on Bristol board

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Image credit: Habibi Cover (detail), India ink on Bristol board

Festival of Faith and Writing

Thursday, April 19 - Saturday, April 21
Craig Thompson will be a speaker at the Festival of Faith and Writing. For interviews with Thompson and reviews of his work, please visit his festival page.

 

Reception & Book Signing

Friday, April 20 - 6:30pm (West Lobby & Center Art Gallery)
Refreshments Served in the Lobby. Book Signing in the gallery.
The Calvin Bookstore will have copies of Craig Thompson's Blankets and Habibi available for sale.