The Nanaimo Art Gallery in conjunction with Vancouver Island University Arts and Design Department will present an artists talk with Nixie Barton and Grant Leier from 6:30 to 8 pm on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, at the Gallery’s 900 Fifth Street location, building 330. Nixie Barton and Grant Leier are Vancouver Island artists who live and work in Yellow Point. Both been incorporating text, to some extent, in their work for many years. They have developed a body of new work that makes use of letters, words, and text as integral components of the paintings. These major new pieces are presented in TYPEface, a joint exhibition that runs at the Nanaimo Art Gallery campus location until November 14, 2009. For more information on the talk or exhibition, call 250-740-6350.