Gallery Opening with Author and Illustrator Brian Biggs!

For the next First Friday in Manayunk, we are happy to present Brian Biggs, a Manayunk author and illustrator. We are hosting a reception to launch the month-long showing of Brian’s art at The Spiral Bookcase. Opening night will feature Brian’s fun, colorful, and well-received illustrations, along with Brian’s sought after books. Both artwork and books will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be provided. Come on out and support local talent!

Visit Brian’s website.

bio: Brian was born in Arkansas in 1968, moved to Texas in 1979, fled to New York City in 1987 to attend Parsons School of Design, lived in Paris France for a few years, ran away to San Francisco in 1993, and since 1999 he has lived in Philadelphia. He works in an old garage.

He has worked as an art director and graphic designer, animator for interactivity and multimedia projects, teacher, writer, and illustrator. He has written and drawn comics and graphic novels, designed publications, and illustrated for many many magazines and newspapers. He illustrates children’s books; for magazines, newspapers, and advertising; posters, toys and puzzles. He also works with animation, music, and various other media.

Some notable clients include The Museum of Modern Art NY, The New York Times, HarperCollins, Random House/Knopf, Simon & Schuster, Hyperion/Disney, Penn Gazette, Bell Sports, and Galison/Mudpuppy. (credit:

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