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Drawing Attention by John Van Hamersveld 
August 26 – October 12

(closed September 2)
Artist Reception: Saturday, September 7  | 4-7 pm
Gallery Talk: Monday, September 9 | 10 am

Saturday, October 12 
Lecture and Book/Poster Signing  1-4pm

During the last day of the exhibition entitled, Drawing Attention by John Van Hamersveld, there will be an artist lecture at 1pm.  Immediately, following visitors will have the opportunity to purchase the accompanying full color, 164 page book, co-published by the artist and CSU Northridge for $30.  In addition, the full color, 308 page book entitled John Van Hamersveld:  Fifty Years of Graphic Design will be available in limited quantities for $55.

This exhibition concentrates on this legendary artist’s distinctive designs through his approach to drawing. Born in 1941 in Baltimore, Maryland, Van Hamersveld attended and taught at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. From his earliest positions as art director of Surfer Magazine and Capitol Records, his career includes drawings and designs for album covers, posters, packaging, magazines, and book design. 

Press Release


Image Gallery

All images Copyright 2013 Coolhous Studio, LLC and John Van Hamersveld - www.johnvanhamersveld.com 

hand holding a fountain pen over an inkwell


Johnny Face


The Next WaveJimi Hendrix


logos for Dunlop music accessories USA, Headblade, Coolhouse



John Van Hamersveld: VivaVision "Signs of Life", 2010


KCBS/KCAL Interview with John Van Hamersveld, September 16, 2013 at CSUN Art Galleries