Bird In Hand

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December 12, 2017toJanuary 26, 2018

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My binding and my print of a starling will be included in the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers exhibit of the collected books from their most recent print exchange at the University of the Arts, 333 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA.

Into The Fold exhibit

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November 25, 2017toJanuary 6, 2018

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Into The Fold: a Survey of the Contemporary field of Book Art is an exhibit with a focus on collaborative editions produced in the state of Florida. From historic woodcuts and previously unpublished manuscripts to laser cut bindings and experimental structures, the work in this exhibition expands our understanding of the book as an art form and celebrates the artists working in our region.
Featured programs include:
Coffey Residency for Book Arts [University of Florida]
Graphicstudio [University of South Florida]
Letterpress and Book Arts Center [Ringling College of Art and Design]
Small Craft Advisory Press (Florida State University]
Tampa Book Art Studio [University of Tampa]
This exhibition is co-curated by Bridget Elmer [Coordinator of the Letterpress and Book Arts Center at Ringling College of Art And Design] and Robin Perry Dana [Curator of Exhibitions at the Leslie Curran Gallery].
Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6
1431 Central Ave, St Petersburg, FL.

Exhibit of Feed Sack Books

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January 2, 2018toApril 15, 2018

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My binding will be included in an exhibit of designer bindings of Linzee Kull McCray’s book Feed Sacks: The Colourful History of a Frugal Fabric at the Iowa Quilt Museum, 68 E. Court Street, Winterset, IA. My binding uses vintage feed sack fabrics and the Criss-Cross binding developed by Anne Goy. The exhibit will include books bound by binders across the country: Amanda Nelsen, Brien Beidler, Emily Martin, Karen Hanmer, Wendy Withrow, Monica Holtsclaw, Jennifer Rosner, Katie Boodle, Jessica Henze, Jackie Scott, Mary French, Kristi Westberg, MP Bogan, Erin Fletcher, and Todd Pattison.

UK Workshop

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September 12, 2018toSeptember 14, 2018

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Exquisite Corpse workshop, at the BINDING re:DEFINED studio in Wiltshire, UK September 12-14, 2018. For more information go to the BINDING re:DEFINED website using this link:  full details 2018

King Leer project

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My newest project is a series of puppets to be released as King Leer: a tragedy in five puppets. The first three are completed, the last two are in development.

Desdemona animation in CBA exhibit, NYC

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July 12, 2017toSeptember 23, 2017

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My animation, along with the artist’s book In Her Own Words, the Desdemona animation puppet and her magnet word lines will be on view at The Center for Book Arts, 28 W. 27th, 3d floor; New York, NY, USA from July 12 to September 23. There is a reception Wednesday, July 12 and an artists’ round table discussion Thursday, July 13.

 

 

Solstice Book Fair

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June 22, 2017
10:00 amto7:00 pm

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NEW LOCATION: Solstice Book Fair, Iowa City, IA

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June 22, 2017
10:00 amto7:00 pm

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I will be showing (and selling) my artist’s books and prints at this book fair during the upcoming RBMS meeting. This book fair is free and open to the public. The book fair will be held at the Masonic Building, 312 E. College St. Iowa City.
Solstice Book Fair (SBF) is a one day event featuring artist’s books, fine press, prints/broadsides, and ephemera. SBF is independently organized by Lexi Janezic and Candida Pagan and is sponsored by the UI Center for the Book, RSVP, Little Village, The Paper Nest, The Haunted Bookshop and the Caxton Club. https://www.solsticebookfair.com

Magic Books class, Cleveland, OH

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July 8, 2017toJuly 9, 2017

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Magic Books, Saturday and Sunday July 8-9 10am – 4pm, at the Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH. In this two-day workshop, students will explore a number of book structures which have elements that appear and disappear when the structures are manipulated. Various books ranging from a single-sheet book to 2- and 3-dimensional flexagons to magic wallets and Jacob’s Ladders will be presented. Students will make models and construct your own individual examples using drawings, photographs, rubber stamps, and collage materials. For additional information go to morgan-conservatory | Magic Books

Our House, diorama project

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June 1, 2017toJune 30, 2017

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I have made a diorama that I am calling the “unthroned” room for the Our House diorama project at Home Ec Workshop, 424 E. Jefferson Street, Iowa City, IA USA. Volunteer makers will provide dioramas to be stacked to make a multi-roomed house. The house will be on display for the month of June. There will be an opening at Home Ec Workshops on Friday, June 2.