16th April 2012

A Gorey Demise Storybook Successful Exhibition

Orby ReadsTasha Zimich, a student graduating Simon Fraser University’s School for Contemporary Arts Visual Art Program, took on a long-time dream of illustrating and self-producing her own graphic arts books. Thanks to Crowdsourced Funding Tasha achieved and exceeded her $1600.00 funding goal.


The success of her Crowdsouced Funding Campaign allowed for the production of her Graduate Exhibition piece, A Gorey Demise Storybook, to be actualized and exhibited at Audain Gallery’s “I flux” 2012 BFA Graduating Exhibition. A Gorey Demise Storybook Multi Media InstallationOpening the evening of Friday the 13th, the gallery filled to capacity with patrons, who had the opportunity to engage with and experience Tasha’s Multi-Media installation.
The installation featured a printed copy of the graphic arts book bound in hardcover, interactive computer station with project websites, and project-specific sculptural pieces. Giveaway cards printed with A Gorey Demise Storybook e-book URL were provided, and readily accepted, adding to a growing count of online e-book project interactions.

Tasha’s student works have proven to reach beyond the boundaries of the classroom, and engage others on many different levels. As an emerging artist she is cultivating a practice in customizing designer vinyl toys and sculpture, and has become a repeat content contributor to top vinyl art & culture news circles such as spankystokes.com and toysrevil.com , and exhibited internationally through Disney Play Imaginative Mickey Mouse Showcase 2012 and Arizona-based Rusted Nail Gallery ‘I Heart Munny’ Kidrobot Tribute show.

A Gorey Demise Storybook could not have been actualized and successfully completed without the support, sponsorships and contributions made in part by:

This entry was posted on Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 8:30 am and is filed under Digital Products, Education, National News, New Releases. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    1:30 am on April 16th, 2012

    A Gorey Demise Storybook By @TashaLlama Successful Exhibition http://t.co/XecSjvy3

  2. Tasha Z (@TashaLlama)
    1:37 am on April 16th, 2012

    Thank you! RT @VillageGamer: A Gorey Demise Storybook By @TashaLlama @AGoreyStory Successful Exhibition http://t.co/coTxtKCe

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