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EUREKA - An exhibition of the idea-based graphic design of Bob Gill

Date: 25 September – 21 October 2006

Abstract

EUREKA - An exhibition of the idea-based graphic design of Bob Gill in collaboration with Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art & Design

text+work, the Gallery, the Arts Institute at Bournemouth 25 September – 21 October 2006 Event: Thursday 5 October (PV)

Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art & Design 5 October - 21 October 2006 Public Lecture: Wednesday 4 October 2006

text+work is presenting a comprehensive exhibition of the design work of Bob Gill in collaboration with Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art & Design.

This exhibition was developed out of the expertise of Ray Gregory who was taught at the Royal College of Art by Bob Gill, in the early 1970's.

Bob Gill is a designer, an illustrator, a copywriter, a filmmaker, and a teacher. His work has been shown in Europe, South America, the Far East, and in the US.

He was elected to the New York Art Directors Club Hall of Fame in 1991, and the Designers and Art Directors Association of London recently presented him with their Lifetime Achievement Award.

As part of the concept of text + work, Bob talks about his process as a designer. It has been said that Bob has a unique ability to cut right to the chase; to take a complex design problem and arrive at an exciting and intelligent solution. He has also been described as being among the most inventive designers of his generation.

text + work underpins the current exhibition programme at the Arts Institute at Bournemouth’s gallery. Norwich Gallery is part of Norwich School of Art & Design and it has run a consistent programme of exhibitions of contemporary art and design since the 1970's.

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