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PRESS PHOTOS COURTESY JON BONDLEFT: Artist Jon Bond, and musician Dave Kline discuss their collaboration for “The Place I Call Home.” They were talking along Old Philly Pike in Albany Township, Berks County. PRESS PHOTOS COURTESY JON BONDLEFT: Artist Jon Bond, and musician Dave Kline discuss their collaboration for “The Place I Call Home.” They were talking along Old Philly Pike in Albany Township, Berks County.
ABOVE: “Hens and Hex Signs,” an original egg tempera painting, is among the works on display at Jon Bond’s gallery during the Hawk Mountain Arts Tour. ABOVE: “Hens and Hex Signs,” an original egg tempera painting, is among the works on display at Jon Bond’s gallery during the Hawk Mountain Arts Tour.

Bond, Kline release new art book, CD

Thursday, May 30, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Jonathan Bond and Dave Kline have released “The Place I Call Home,” a collaborative art book and double CD package that celebrates the natural beauty and wonderful folklore of Berks County.

“The Place I Call Home” set includes 75 original works of art and 24 music tracks that combine visual and auditory themes about love, loss, life, death, adventure, spirituality and of course, humor.

A 16-page booklet with lyrics tells the stories about the place they both call home.

The full-color art book contains insights into the collaboration from both the artist and musician.

Natives of Berks County, Bond has been painting for 45 years, while Kline has been recording and performing with the Mountain Folk Band for over 30 years.

The book and CD will be available at Bond’s art studio, 59 Kempton Road, Kempton, during the 14th annual Hawk Mountain Arts Tour 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 1.

More than 80 paintings, including many images from the book, and gift items, will also be available for purchase.

Books and CDs may be ordered online at jonathanbond.com.

Several music videos featuring songs and art from “The Place I Call Home” can be viewed on the website.

For additional information, call 610-756-4490 or email bondart@ptd.net.