Powell St. John was formed as a musician in the Austin folk scene of the late 1960s, when he played in a band with Janis Joplin (who later had a megahit with one of his songs, “Baby Bye Bye”). Powell has been inducted into the Texas Music Hall of Fame, and is a recording artist for Tompkins Square Records.

Powell is also an exceptional visual artist, and Bridge Art Space is proud to be presenting a show of his works on paper in our Store Front Gallery, with works for purchase on display from May 11 through the month of June. There will be a reception (with musical performances by Powell and others on May 11. Stay tuned.

Here are some  images of Powell’s work to whet your appetite:

Superscript Reclining Nude

We’re also happy to share video of Powell’s recent performance of his original songs at Stranded Records in Oakland on March 1 2012. Enjoy!

 

 

 

The show will also feature additional work by famed exotic erotic comic artist (a Bridge Art Space resident artist), Vincent Stephens, also known as Ramstar.

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