"No Doubt It Will Clash With The Couch"

Ward-Nasse Gallery is pleased to announce "No Doubt, It will Clash with Your Couch", Gary Aagaard's first one-person show at the gallery.

Gary Aagaard began his professional career shortly after becoming a Society of Illustrators Scholarship Award winner in 1982. His conceptual cover and interior illustrations have appeared in numerous publications including the Village Voice, New York Times, BarronÕs, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Philadelphia Weekly, Oxford American, Business Week, and Discover Magazine. In addition to his editorial work, he has created book illustrations for ReaderÕs Digest Books, Houghton Mifflin, St. MartinÕs Press, Harcourt Brace, and for his own childrenÕs book collaboration, "Emily and the Ostriches" (Rizzoli).

His work has received recognition from the Society of Illustrators (NYC), the Society of Publication Designers, Print, the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, and RSVP. During his career, AagaardÕs paintings have been displayed in the Museum of American Illustration, the Smithsonian, Xpo Gallery, Mendenhall Gallery, Ward-Nasse Gallery, and the Museum of American Illustration 2000-2001 Traveling Exhibition.

Presently, the Brooklyn-based artist divides his time between producing gallery pieces, commissioned illustrations, and designing sculptures and murals for parks/playgrounds.

The show runs from May 4th to May 30th, 2005. Please join us at the opening reception on May 7th, from 3-7p.m.

Ward-Nasse Gallery is located in SoHo at 178 Prince Street, between Thompson and Sullivan. Take the N, R train to Prince Street, 1,9 train to Houston or the C, E train to Spring Street. Hours: Tu-Sa 11-6, Su 1-6.
For more information, please contact Biliana Videnova at: 212- 925- 6951


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