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Bill Plympton to Have First New York Gallery Exhibition

Ellen Sragow, curator/owner of Sragow Gallery, is pleased to announce: “Bill Plympton: “The King of Indie Animation" Exhibit and Sale of his Hand Drawn Works from the 1980’s to the present.”

Press Release from Sragow Gallery

Ellen Sragow, curator/owner of Sragow Gallery, is pleased to announce: “Bill Plympton: “The King of Indie Animation" Exhibit and Sale of his Hand Drawn Works from the 1980’s to the present.” This will be Bill's first New York Gallery Exhibition.

Personal Appearance: Legendary Animator Bill PlymptonOpening Night Wine Reception: October 12th, 6 p.m.-9 p.mSragow Gallery 153 West 27th Street, Suite 505.Show and Exhibit Information and Sales: Ellen Sragow: Phone: 212 219-1793email: sragowgallery@earthlink.net / website: http://www.sragowgallery.com.

Thereafter this exhibit will run from October 12th through December 17th, 2011.Sragow Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m.Special Sragow Gallery Hours: Sunday, October 16th 1 p.m.-6 p.m. for NY Comic Con.

During this Exhibition, Sragow Gallery will offer for sale, hand drawn works, as well as original animation art from Bill Plympton’s shorts and features.  Also there will be pre-signed copies of Bill’s book, INDEPENDENTLY ANIMATED: BILL PLYMPTON, The Life and Art of the King of Indie Animation, by Bill Plympton and David B. Levy, foreword by Terry Gilliam and DVD’s of Bill’s features and short films for sale.

Sragow Gallery was established in 1974, by Ellen Sragow.  Ellen exhibited early works of the world renowned artists Jeff Koons, Richard Prince and Ida Applebroog. Ellen Sragow is a member of the International Fine Print Dealers Association and the Appraisers Association of America.

In 1987 Bill received his 1st Oscar nomination for “Your Face" and in 2005, Bill received his 2nd Oscar® nomination for "Guard Dog".  In 2010, Bill was an Oscar® contender for his animated feature, “Idiots and Angels” and his animated short, “The Cow That Wanted To Be A Hamburger.”  New from Bill, “Guard Dog Global Jam” an animated unique compilation from invited animators around the world, of one shot each from his Oscar® nominated short film "Guard Dog.” New short films, "Summer Bummer" and the Weird Al music video "TMZ” are currently at Film Festivals. “Adventures in Plymptoons," a documentary on Bill has been directed by Alexia Anastasio, of I Believe Productions.  A member of the Society of Illustrators Bill has been honored by the, MoCCA Art Festival, as a Cartoonist of the Year.

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