VisuaLingual 2010 Gift Guide

bow tie by Cyberoptix

This holiday season, give the gift of independent design! There have been so many initiatives lately aimed at supporting small, independently-owned businesses. In case you haven’t yet had enough, or if you’re still on the hunt for a few special gifts, here are some picks from the various corners of my microcosm: friends, former schoolmates, friends of friends, all of them lovely people creating beautiful work.
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Wild Edibles Prints by VisuaLingual

This new series of eight tiny Wild Edibles prints includes Persimmon, Morel, Salsify, Dandelion, Jerusalem Artichoke, Nettle, Pawpaw, and Spicebush — edible plants that can be found in wild places, backyards, or parks in the Midwest; many are also common throughout the United States. Each limited-edition print measures 4×4 inches and was printed in two or three colors.
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A Mad Tea {Towel} Party!

tea towel by Cedric Cox

I really hope you’ll be able to attend the opening reception for A Mad Tea {Towel} Party! at the Nicholas Gallery downtown. I curated this exhibit, which opens Fri, 11 Jul 08, 6-11 pm, and which includes work by 25 artists and designers worldwide, most of whom have never before shown in Cincinnati.
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