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First Friday Art Reception and Book Signing, Robert Campagna

picture of photo from the book In Great Spirit - David Young Bear
“David Young Bear” – photography by Robert Campagna

You are invited to attend our First Friday Art Reception and Book signing for Robert Campagna, Friday, February 3rd, 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

Refreshments will be served, in the Library (adjacent to the gallery) of the First Street Community Center.

Campagna will have 24 Native American framed images on exhibit and will also be signing his new book “In Great Spirit”. ( Exhibit pieces and books will be available to purchase).

Campagna’s 52 page, 6″ x 9″ spiral bound book features photos of the Taos Pueblo, Meskwaki Nation, and a Karuk basket weaver.

There are approximately 50 images in the book with added text from Black Elk, Ohiyesa, Black Hawk, and others.

It’s important to emphasize that this is an exhibit catalogue, not a coffee table book (important for tribal political reasons), and it reflects, in part, Campagna’s personal journey.


This from East End Art’s Facebook page:

We are super excited about hosting Bob’s exhibit of Native American photos. At 6:15 he will speak about the collection, so make sure you are here by then. Bob will also be signing his book thru the evening as well. And, because Valentine’s Day is just around the corner…. our refreshments will include chocolate, and you already know that we always serve wine.

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Robert Campagna Book Signing

Robert Campagna Book Signing Event
The First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon, Iowa, via East End Art and our Library meeting space will be hosting a reunion of sorts…

Thu, June 25 drop by 5-7PM:  Robert Campagna – Book Signing. Come chat with Bob about his book “Northeast Iowa – America’s Hidden Treasure.”

Bob Campagna, a former long time resident of Mount Vernon, describes his Mount Vernon business, Abbe Creek Press, as “on hiatus” in Loveland, Colorado. Luckily for us, Bob will be in our area frequently this summer teaching photography at College for Kids at Coe College.

Robert CampagnaAt Bob’s book signing, on Thursday join us for wine and cheese, and, in addition to his book, enjoy many of the book’s framed photographs, which were recently on display at Luther College.

You can follow Bob on his Facebook page or via his website.


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