Worth A Thousand Words:

Portraits of Artists and Writers by Pat York

On view at the West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd., during regular operating hours from July 19 to October 8. (M-Th, 11a-7p; Fr-Sa, 10a-6p, closed Sundays and holidays. Call for exact hours: (310) 652-5340).

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As someone who has earned her living as a writer/photographer Pat York has a particular respect for those who have excelled in these fields. This exhibition displays a selection of a few artists and writers she admires.

Pat York was born in Jamaica and has lived, worked and travelled all over the world. She started her career in the fashion department of Vogue magazine in New York and then moved to Glamour magazine as the Photographer/Travel Editor. Photographing and writing assignments continue the pattern of her life. Pat York has exhibited her work in museums in the U.S. and internationally including the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., The Evanstown Museum in Illinois, The Marble Palace in St. Petersberg, Russia, The Nostic Palace in Prague, among many other institutions.

A reception for the exhibit will be held on August 4 from 6:30pm to 8:30 pm. The reception is free to attend however dressy-casual attire and RSVP are required (to RSVP complete the online form at www.bit.ly/WeHoArtsPatYork).

This exhibition is organized by the City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts. For more information on the City of West Hollywood’s arts programs please visit www.weho.org/arts or follow along on social media @WeHoArts.

For questions about this project you may contact Mike Che, Economic Development and Cultural Affairs Coordinator for the City of West Hollywood at mche@weho.org.

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