Dr. Tony Silvestri hand-made every aspect of this illuminated manuscript page, one of the Psalms.

The Art of Illumination

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How were books made before the invention of Gutenberg’s printing press? Completely by hand. Every letter, every picture, every page, every color of paint, every quill pen and every paintbrush. Needless to say, they were expensive.


Telling Stories, an Exhibit of Artists' Books, Opens Aug. 3

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The next exhibit at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery will change your perspective about what a book can be. Telling Stories showcases artists’ books, taking storytelling beyond traditional words on pages. Attend the opening reception during the First Friday Artwalk and visit with the show’s curators, enjoy finger foods and mingle with friends and gallery […]