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Hampden-based artist's work displayed in new Poe book
Hampden-based artist's work displayed in new Poe book

When Rockport Publishers was looking for an illustrator last year for a book in their series, Classics Reimagined, they called Hampden-based illustrator and Cockeysville resident David Plunkert. They wanted to know if he would be interested in illustrating "Frankenstein," Plunkert said, "which I very much was." But a week or two later, the project changed: Now they wanted illustrations for the gothic stories of Edgar Allan Poe. Plunkert, who lives with Joyce Hesselberth, his wife and fellow artist, and their three children, co-founded Spur, a design firm with six employees, where he has created posters for the Theatre Project, the Maryland Institute College of Art...

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