CHAMPAIGN — Some of the artists with studios in the Lincoln Building, 44 E. Main St., will have a book release party and studio open house from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.
So far, the participating artists are:
— Suite No. 518, Jason Michael Bentley, artist and graphic designer (http://www.jmbportfolio.com/ ), and Melissa Mitchell, assemblage, mixed media and photography (http://shopvintagekarma.com/2012/09/12/featured-artist-melissa-mitchell/ ).
— Suite No. 521, the art of RJ Karlstrom (http://www.rjkarlstrom.com ) and a book release party for "Living Well is the Best Revenge: D.B. Cooper, The G-Heist Gang & The Missing Two Million" and "We Leave With Our Guns Out!: A Festival of Photography and Fiction" by author Jake Aurelian (http://www.pinfalls.com ).
Refreshments will be served.