Visual artist and poet Bea Nettles will visit City Lights Bookstore at 3 p.m. Saturday for a presentation on her art and poetry. Nettles’ exhibition career began in 1970 when her work was shown in “Photography Into Sculpture,” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Recognition as an experimental photographic artist followed, and her work has been featured in more than 200 exhibitions throughout the world. 

Nettles’ work is found in history texts and has been regularly reviewed in the media. Over 26 public collections contain her work and she has received two National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowships and grants from the New York and Illinois State Arts Councils.

She has delivered lectures and workshops internationally and is widely recognized for her innovations in mixed media photography and photographic books.For more information call City Lights at 586-9499.