December 21, 2014

Ever wonder what happens to all the teaching models Susan Mills makes at Full Tilt classes? The books are donated to The Annual New Year's Day Reading at The Poetry Project, NYC. This year nearly 100 Susan Mills handbound books will be for sale for just a few dollars each. Thursday the First, 2PM to 1AM.

December 17, 2014

86d.  The Collecting of Artist Books was a colloquium at the Museum of Modern Art, organized by The Center for Book Arts. The fourth panel was Letterpress Today and Its Revelancy for Artmaking
with Katherine Ruffin, Book Arts Program Director, Wellesley College
as moderator.

The panelists -Duke Collier, Collector (MA)
Robin Price, Publisher & Artist (CT)
Russell Maret, Artist (NY)
Mark Dimunation, Chief, Rare Books & Special Collections, Library of Congress


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December 10, 2014

86c.  The Collecting of Artist Books was a colloquium at the Museum of Modern Art, organized by The Center for Book Arts. The third panel was
The Artist Book as a Vehicle for Social Commentary with Tony White,  
Library Director & Curator, Maryland Institute College of Art 
as moderator.

The panelists -
Barbara Moore, Art Historian & former Rare Book Dealer (NY)
Monica Oppen, Collector (Australia)
Robert Ruben, Collector (NY)
Marshall Weber, Directing Curator of Booklyn Artist Alliance; Artist
Martha Wilson, Collector & Founder, Franklin Furnace


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December 3, 2014

86b.  The Collecting of Artist Books was a colloquium at the Museum of Modern Art, organized by The Center for Book Arts. The second panel was Artists Books: Meaning through Materials and Structure
with Molly Schwartzburg, Librarian/Curator, University of Virginia as moderator.

The panelists - Mary Austin, Collector (CA)
Jack Ginsberg, Collector (South Africa)
Anne Kalmbach, Co-Founder, Women's Studio Workshop
Ruth Rogers, Curator of Special Collections, Wellesley College
Robbin Ami Silverberg, Proprietor of Dobbin Mill & Artist


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November 19, 2014

86a.  The Collecting of Artist Books was a colloquium at the Museum of Modern Art, organized by The Center for Book Arts. The first panel was Disseminating Ideas through Artist Books with David Platzker, Curator of Drawings and Prints, MoMA as moderator.

The panelists - Philip Aarons, Collector (NY)
Richard Minsky, Founder, Center for Book Arts; Artist
Maddy Rosenberg, Executive Director, Central Booking; Artist & Curator
Marvin Sackner, Collector, Archive of Visual and Concrete Poetry (FL)


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November 5, 2014

85.  Mixed-media artist Doug Beube refers to himself as a 'biblioclast'.  Doug Beube: Breaking the Codex documents three decades of his work.


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October 22, 2014

84. Joe Landry is a book conservator and designer bookbinder;  Katherine Taylor is an apprenticing binder. They recently participated in filming the mini-series of Lawrence Hill's award winning 2007 novel The Book of Negroes. It debuts at Cannes in October 2014.


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October 8, 2014

83.  Keith Smith has been making artists' books, poetry books, text books and dictionaries since 1967. Elizabeth Howard guest-hosts.


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September 24, 2014

82.  Jan Storm van Leeuwen is retired Keeper of the Binding Collection at the Royal Dutch Library in the Hague, an acclaimed historian of the book and bookbinding, and a first ILAB Breslauer Prize winner. Cara Schlesinger guest-hosts.


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July 23, 2014

81.  Perception Shift: Contemporary Artists Working with the Book Form is a panel discussion in which contemporary artists Noah Breuer, Sheryl Oppenheim and Anne Vieux speak about their artistic practice and how it has come to include the artist book.  The panel, moderated by Alexander Campos, Director and Curator at The Center for Book Arts, was organized by Small Editions.



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July 9, 2014

80.  Andrea Peterson is one half of Hook Pottery Paper, a studio farm in northwest Indiana combining ceramic sculpture, artist's books, handmade paper, pottery and fresh eggs.


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June 25, 2014

79.  Calligrapher Kristina Komendant leads a tour of the traveling CBBAG exhibit Art of the Book 2013 currently showing at the Saskatchewan Craft Council's Affinity Gallery.


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June 4, 2014

78.  Toby Millman is a printmaker, photographer and sound collector. She is based in Hamtramck, an island city surrounded by Detroit.


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May 14, 2014

77.  Mary Uthuppuru of Spring Leaf Press is Program Chair of the Guild of Bookworkers Midwest Chapter and the coordinator of Plainly Spoken, the 2013-14 GBW Midwest juried traveling exhibit inspired by Julia Miller's Books Will Speak Plain (The Legacy Press, 2010).


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April 30, 2014

76.  Kimberly McClure and Corina Reynolds are founding partners of Small Editions, a studio and press based in Brooklyn.


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April 16, 2014

75.  Ugly Duckling Presse publishes non-commercial literature and promotes emerging writers, international writers and forgotten writers. Anna Moschovakis and Linda Trimbath are members of the UDP Editorial Collective.


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April 2, 2014

74.  At the University of Maine at Machias, Bernie Vinzani directs the undergraduate Book Arts Studio, the UMM Press and the Gallery for the Book.


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March 19, 2014

73.  Ann Kalmbach and Tatana Kellner are two co-founders of Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY.  Ann is executive director; Tatana is artistic director.


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March 5, 2014

72.  Cathryn Miller of Byopia Press recently exhibited Word View , altered books from discarded dictionaries and encyclopedias, in Saskatoon, Canada.


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February 19, 2014

71.  Gray Zeitz of Larkspur Press publishes affordable letterpress books by Kentucky-based writers. Andrew Steeves of Gaspereau Press guest-hosts.


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