At Your Library: Art Show: Geoffrey H. Mahfuz
Art Show at the Parker Library
Visit our Meeting Room during the month of June to view the artwork of Dracut resident, Geoffrey H. Mahfuz.
A realist artist who uses pencil drawings, pen and ink, watercolor, acrylics and oils, Mahfuz has taken courses at the Museum of Fine Arts and the New England School of Art in Boston.
Major influences include the works of Pino Daeni, Will Eisner, Virgil Finlay, Frank Frazetta, Basil Gogos, Winslow Homer, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Jack Kirby, Winsor McCay, and Alphonse Mucha. Cinematic influces include Tod Browning, Ray Harryhausen, Alfred Hitchock, Willis O'Brien, Fritz Lang, George Pal, Jacques Tourneur, James Whale, Billy Wilder, and Orson Wells.
Mahfuz has immersed himself in American popular culture, including pulp magazine illustration, comic strips, early 20th-century cinemy, early broadcast television (from 1947-1963), and popular music spanning the years from 1920 to 1960.
Please ask at the front desk to view the art show during times when the Meeting Room is not in use.
Other artists wishing to display their works should fill out an application.
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