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Jump for Joy: Vintage European Posters

March 30, 2017 - April 23, 2017
Atrium Gallery

Studios on the Park is proud to welcome back Berkeley-based dealer of original advertising posters, Vintage European Posters, for their third year sharing their collection in a special show and sale.

VEPCA collector Elizabeth Norris scours the globe in search of rare material, and has a talent for finding paper in forgotten places. The VEPCA collection includes bicycle posters, airline posters, French railroad posters, military posters from WWI and WWII, science and technology posters, wine posters from the 19th and 20th centuries. All of the posters are carefully restored original pieces, there are no reproductions.

Posters span the Belle Epoque, Art Deco and Modern Periods of 20th century art and magnify the styles and the attitudes of each period.

Exhibition Related Special Events with VEPCA Collector Elizabeth Norris
Collector's Talk
Saturday, April 1: 5:15 pm
Join Elizabeth for a brief presentation of her new collection of rare and important Art Nouveau and Belle Epoque Posters from Belgium and France.

Art After Dark Paso
Saturday, April 1: 6 pm - 9 pm
Celebrate the opening with this fun tradition. The art, wine, and live music-filled evening features Robert Hall Winery and the Café Musique Duo.

Bistro Laurent Dinner with Collector Elizabeth Norris
Thursday, April 6: 6 pm
Join Elizabeth as she shares her latest rare finds followed by a gourmet dinner at Bistro Laurent. Reservations required. Call Bistro at 805.226.8191.

The Evolution of the Bicycle and the Bicycle Poster
Saturday, April 8: 3:15 pm
In celebration of Eroica California, cycling enthusiasts, bike collectors and poster fans are invited to attend Elizabeth's lecture on Transformative Technology in French Graphic Art: The Evolution of the Bicycle Poster.