Gravers Lane Galler, 8405 Germantown Ave, in historic Chestnut Hill / Philadelphia, 

is please to present a very moving tribute exhibition honoring a young aspiring Philadelphia Poet, Tyrone Alexander Tillman.

“Before she slipped from the egg, she knew a human face could make her heart explode into a clutch of stars.” -Yusef Komunyakaa

“Night Animals: Divine King After Dust In Honor of Tyrone”, anexhibition, poetry reading and poetry slam, a collaboration with the Edison High School poetry slam team, Yusef Komunyakaa and Rachel Bliss.  The event will include Yusef Komunyakaa, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and Distinguished Senior Poet at New York University’s graduate creative writing program and Rachel Bliss, nationally recognized painter.

The exhibition is in celebration of the life of Tyrone Alexander Tillman, tragically killed in a hit and run accident.   The event will include paintings by Rachel Bliss and the young men and women of from Edison High School along with a poetry reading by Yusef Komunyakaa and the students. Supported by their teachers, Freda Anderson, Sydney Coffin.

SATURDAY MAY 7th, 2016 – EVENTS TIME:  1:00pm-2:00pm Poetry reading by Yusef Komunyakaa students.  

Reception: 2:00pm-5:00pm 

generously provided by WEAVERS WAY COOP.