Elizabeth Meggs, instructor of History of Communication Design here at Pratt Institute, spans the East and West coasts with work included in two exhibitions this month, both with opening receptions tonight!

Here in Brooklyn, Meggs’ is part of the exhibition You Can Have Your Void And Eat It Too (which also includes work by MFA/MS degree candidate Erté DeGarces). Curator Kaloyan Ivanov, a.k.a. K (a local artist himself) invites you to the dessert of the real! Who knew the void had a cherry on top? Join the artists for the opening reception on October 14, 7:30pm, at Two Moon Art House and Cafe (formerly Zora Art Space), 315 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. The show runs October 14-28, 2011.

Out in California at the Firehouse North Gallery, Meggs’ letterpress print edition “Melville Cats: Claw Me Ishmael” is part of the printmaking group show The Devil in the Ink, curated by Erika Lipkes and Iris Lapalme.The show also runs through the end of the month.

The Firehouse Gallery North is a gallery within the Firehouse Art Collective, a a non-profit group directed by Tom Franco (actor James’ brother), that provides spaces for artists of all disciplines to co-create community & culture; for patrons to purchase art of lasting value and find stellar food & drink.