Reading is Cool: an Art Show

May 15, 2019 in Downtown Fullerton Art Walk

You are cordially invited to an opening reception for Hibbleton Gallery’s latest pop-up art show entitled “Reading is Cool: an Art Show” featuring the work of Melinda Hagman, Tommy Kovac, and Jesse La Tour. This event will take place on Friday, June 7th from 6-10pm at The Coffee Cup during the Downtown Fullerton Art Walk. As always, this event is FREE and open to the public.

About the artists:

Melinda Hagman is perhaps most known for her “Author Series,” which includes ethereal paintings of famous writers. She is an avid bibliophile and collector of vintage books, which serves as artistic inspiration along with her deep love of music. To see more of her work visit

Tommy Kovac is a writer, artist, creator of various independent things, and library technician. His first comic book was released in 1999, and his work has been published by SLG Publishing, Disney Press, and OC Weekly. Kovac has created and distributed independent works such as zines and mini-comics, and does a periodic web-comic called “Smells Like Library.” To see more of his work visit

Jesse La Tour is the co-founder of Hibbleton Gallery. He also teaches English part time at Fullerton College, and writes for the Fullerton Observer Newspaper. An avid reader and writer, La Tour will be showcasing drawings from his coloring book “Literary Figures” which includes drawings of famous authors. To see more of his work visit

See you then!