Traveling Exhibition: Lineillism Revealed

Saturday, June 2, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

In 2000, local artist Jim “J.C.” Hall suffered an intense attack of shingles, which caused him to see in vertical lines. He began painting what he saw, creating a new art technique, “Lineillism.”  The Newport Branch of the Campbell County Public Library will host Lineillism Revealed, a traveling exhibition showcasing Mr. Hall’s paintings.  The exhibit includes 10 original Lineillism paintings, 2 original Jim Hall paintings in other styles, 2 seventy-year-old paintings Jim painted as a boy, and artifacts from Jim’s former home studio.  The Exhibit opens to the public on Friday, May 18 – 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. with a reception and screening of the award-winning documentary Lines of Sight, presented by film & exhibit creator Steve Oldfield.  Mr. Oldfield is a native of Bellevue, Kentucky. The Exhibit will remain open to the public the following dates/times through Friday, June 22, 2018.

Fridays 1 to 7 p.m. (*With the exception of the May 18 Opening Event – see details above)

Saturdays 11 am to 4 pm

Sundays 1 to 5 pm (*With the exception of May 27)




Age Range:   Age 10 - Adult

Newport Branch

Teen    Adult