'The Artwork of Jazz' exhibition on show with Berks Jazz Fest

READING, Pa. – The thirty first annual Berks Jazz Fest is underway, and whereas some followers are listening to the music, others are it. Jazz is ringing out in venues throughout Studying, and although it is quiet inside GoggleWorks, the music can also be blaring there, too.

“It is an effective way to have fun artists that do visible artwork and form of have fun the angle and the persona of jazz,” stated Tim Compton, inventive director at GoggleWorks Heart for the Arts.

“The Frank Scott Memorial Artwork Present: The Artwork of Jazz” is on show at GoggleWorks. The annual exhibition runs concurrently with Berks Jazz Fest, and every bit is linked to the music.

“This exhibition is designed to let visible artists translate numerous media, numerous concepts and ideas via that musical expertise of jazz,” Compton stated.

From sculptures to work to images, there’s all kinds of regional work on show.

“It is at all times a shock,” Compton stated. “You by no means know fairly what you are going to see once you flip the nook, and that is what retains it thrilling.”

The present honors the legendary native jazz musician Frank Scott. The items are judged, and there is a money prize for the primary, second and third place artists. And whereas every bit is totally different, jazz music is the frequent thread that weaves all of it collectively.

“If you consider jazz and form of the magic of that music, it is a colourful expertise,” Compton stated. “There are all types of issues that pop in, totally different sounds and quite a lot of this paintings form of embodies that superb.”

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The exhibition runs via April 12.