July 9, 2007
At the Med . . . Were You There?
From the 1960's, through the 1970's and 1980's, Doyl Haley, who has lived with his family in Berkeley for over 60 years, spent every lunch hour at the "Med" on Telegraph, sketching the cafe's patrons, often unnoticed by his subjects. A self-trained artist, his work documents the characters that are part of Berkeley's lively history. There will be an exhibit of 30 years of his sketches in the exhibit cases at Central Library from July 24-August 20. Don't miss this Exhibit! The sketches that will be on display represent a small part of "The Med" collection. Haley's paintings and drawings have been shown at Zellerbach Gallery in San Francisco, at the Kaiser Center in Oakland, as well as at other locations.
Also, please join us on Saturday, August 4, 2-4 pm, in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room, Central Library, 2090 Kittredge, for a lecture on Doyl Haley's work by artist and Art Historian, John McNamara from UC Berkeley. John McNamara has been with UCB since 1993, teaching painting and drawing and mentoring graduate student instructors. He is also an artist with numerous exhibitions of his paintings nationally. For info on John McNamara, see http://art.berkeley.edu/rev2/faculty/profiles_lecturers.html. For more info on the exhibit and program, please call 510-981-6100, 510-548-1240 (TTY), or go to berkeleypubliclibrary.org.