Imagination is the Medium
Guy Gilchrist and Bill Diamond
On View February 10 – April 1, 2018
Opening Reception, Artist Talk, Book & Print Signing: Sat. March 10, 6-8pm
Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of Imagination is the Medium, a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the work of Guy Gilchrist and Emmy Award Winner, Bill Diamond, Jim Henson’s original illustrator and his original puppeteer. The exhibition features a range of objects created throughout Gilchrist and Diamond’s remarkable careers from original illustrations of the 1981 newspaper comic Muppet Babies to puppets from the award winning 1983 television show Fraggle Rock. The original puppets from the Ed Sullivan television series Business, Business will also be on display in lieu of the 50th anniversary of the series’ original air date of February 18, 1968. Gilchrist and Diamond played a major role in bringing to life the comic strips and television show we all have come to love. The exhibition will be on view on the second floor in the McGuireWoods Gallery from February 10 – April 1, 2018.