Joseph Tonini's ABC Book Signing

Joseph Tonini's latest book, "Alphabet, Art & History" is almost completed. When published, Signatures Gallery will be hosting a book signing for this very unique look at the alphabet. Each letter is designed using intertwined figures and includes its history and evolution to modern day. For more information go to

Joseph Tonini


"A mannerist uses a type of drawing unique to himself. I choose to use the figure to explore the possibilities of mannerism.

In the art of drawing, you have drawing per se, rendering and draftsmanship which combine in different ways that are unique to each artist. As a mannerist I prefer draftsmanship.