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Currently on display: The Art of the Book Collection (Throughout the Library)
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition - "I Want the Wide Americn Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story" (Lobby)
Digital Paintings and Sculptures by David Hylton (Local History Room)
Artist Books with an Asian Influence (Craftsman Area) Figurines by Blackshear (Multimedia/Childrens
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Main Street Lobby   The Local History Room
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SMITHSONIAN TRAVELING EXHIBITION
 
DIGITAL PAINTINGS & SCULPTURES CELEBRATE NATURE
n commemoration of the important history of Asian and Pacific Americans, Cerritos Library will present the exhibition I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story from Sunday, January 3 through Sunday, February 28. A celebration of Asian Pacific American history across a multitude of cultures, the I Want the Wide American Earth exhibition explores how Asian Pacific Americans have shaped and been shaped by the course of our nation’s history.
 
“Wondrous Strange,” an exhibition of digital paintings and sculptures by David Hylton, will be displayed in the Local History Room through the end of February. Hylton’s artwork uses abstract imagery to celebrate nature at the nanoscopic level. He is an internationally exhibited artist and a professor in the California Polytechnic University, Pomona Art Department.
The Craftsman Area
 
Multimedia
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ARTISTS BOOKS WITH AN ASIAN INFLUENCE
 
FIGURINES BY BLACKSHEAR
An artist’s book is a book that is created as an art object. Everything that is part of the book, the text, the binding, the page material, and the other visual elements becomes one cohesive art object.The artist's books share an Asian influence

Several exquisite figurines by world-renowned illustrator and sculptor Thomas Blackshear will be on display in the multimedia area through the end of February. These special pieces from the artist’s “Ebony Visions” collection are on loan from John Townsend.

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