Surrealist artist builds on his love of books

As the USA celebrates National Library Lovers’ month this February, an artist living north of the border thought his block should have its own library, so he built one. 

Montreal artist and illustrator François Escalmel can add “Little Free Library” builder to his impressive resume, one that includes many solo exhibitions as a visual artist.

The surrealist artist discusses his library project with Spotlight producer Paul Larson here.

Enjoy Larson’s previous interview with Escalmel.

For more information about the art of François Escalmel, explore

If you’d like to create your own little free library, here are some online resources:

Little Free Library – The world’s largest book-sharing movement

Little Free Library – facebook

Spotlight is made possible, in part, by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park.  Spotlight is also supported by Hill and Hollow Music.

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