Friday, June 5, 2009, 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM
BQE Eye Level Gallery
364 Leonard Street
Brooklyn, NY
Lorimer/Metropolitain Stop off the L Train

Comics publishers Secret Acres, Bodega Distribution, and Sparkplug Books are proud to present some brand new ink of the future – hot off the presses – at Brooklyn’s own Eye-Level BQE Gallery on Friday, June 5th in conjunction with this year’s MOCCA Arts Festival! Celebrate new releases by cartoonist Minty Lewis who will be debuting her collected Ignatz Award winning PS Comics, along with fellow cartoonists Jesse Moynihan, author of the critically acclaimed Follow Me, Kazimir Strzepek, creator of the Eisner Award-nominated graphic novel The Mourning Star and, last but not least, Olga Volozova and Ignatz nominee Juliacks who will unveil their new collaborative comic book odyssey, Rock That Never Sleeps. Joining the artists for a four day only group art show will be special international cartooning guests from noted Swedish publisher, Galago, and the renowned Norwegian comics collective, Dongery. Also on display will be new works be Eamon Espey, Theo Ellsworth, Austin English and many more.

Artists will be signing copies of their new books and selling limited edition prints and artwork. And refreshments will be served courtesy of the publishers! So come on down to the side of the of the freeway (after first stopping by Desert Island at 540 Metropolitain to see Paul Hornschmeier read from his new book, Mother, Come Home). Come one, come all and come early to see the ink of the future!

After a year of supporting emerging visual artists living and working in Brooklyn and Queens, EyeLevel Gallery expands its operation with the opening of EyeLevel Casa. With an expanded gallery space, a new partnership with North Brooklyn Public Arts Coalition, and redesigned store featuring the best of Brooklyn design.