Silk Screen Prints by Matthew Hoffman
Opening reception on Friday, November 1, 6-8pm
Book presales will be available
Show runs through November 29
Matthew Hoffman, founder and custodian of You Are Beautiful, will be producing a series of 10 silk screened prints, one for every year of the project with each showcasing a lesson learned.
This exhibition will also highlight the upcoming Kickstarter funded You Are Beautiful biography, printing in winter 2013.
You Are Beautiful is the little sticker that started a worldwide phenomenon. This message, spread by the community, has touched lives on every continent in the world (including Antarctica). It began simply with 100 stickers in 2002, and has since evolved into block long murals, public installations, and exhibitions at cultural institutions involving thousands of artists. You Are Beautiful been translated into over 31 languages, with over a million stickers circulating around our globe. Now it's up to you. Grab a handful of stickers, and share this with your world.
Matthew Hoffman is a Chicago-based artist and designer whose expansive portfolio has been exhibited internationally. His ideas and work have been included in Good, the New York Times Magazine, and Ready Made. He has been published in a number of books by Gestalten, Droog, and Taschen, and was featured in a segment on the Oprah network.