Minneapolis — As part of our 35th anniversary celebration, Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is proud to announce that the winner of the 2020 MCBA Prize is Sara Langworthy for her artist’s book, Sidereal. Acclaimed curator, writer, and historian Betty Bright selected Sidereal from an ever-narrowing pool of 158
San Francisco — The Book Club of California congratulates the recipients of the 2020 Oscar Lewis Awards: John Briscoe for his contributions to Western History, and Mary Austin & Kathleen Burch for their contributions to the Book Arts.
2020 Oscar Lewis Award for Western History—John Briscoe, author of Crush: The
Minneapolis, MN — Leila Abdelrazaq, a Palestinian author and artist, has created an installation featuring hand-drawn images of Palestinians and paper stones to address a story of power imbalance between Palestinian protestors and the Israeli army, a story which is often discarded and frequently forgotten. Entitled
A man may work from sun to sun, but a woman’s work is never done, as the old adage goes. Pity, then, the collector of women’s work, whose subject is virtually uncontainable, not to mention largely obscured. But Lisa Unger Baskin has persisted and prevailed at it over the past 45 years, ultimately placing her massive collection at Duke University’s Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History
Arlington, VA – Rick Black, a book artist, poet and director of Turtle Light Press, was named the winner of the 2019 Isaac Anolic Jewish Book Arts Award.
“The award panel was very impressed with all of Black’s artwork,” said Rita Rosen Poley, director and curator of the Temple Judea Museum in Elkins Park, Pa, who headed the awards
Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is pleased to announce the recipients of our fifteenth series of the MCBA/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowships:
• Austin Nash, printmaking
• Shun Jie Yong, photography
• Collaborative team Sarah Evenson and Jade Herrick, illustration and printmaking
Three jurors, reflecting diverse perspectives and
Minneapolis, MN — As a hub for artists of all kinds—bookbinders, papermakers, letterpress printers, and more—Minnesota Center for Book Arts has devoted two days solely to the celebration of new book art created within the last year. The event kicks off on Friday, October 18, 7-10pm with a ticketed preview party, followed by a juried public sale on Saturday, October 19, 10am-3pm.
New York — Peter Rutledge Koch has been designing and printing limited edition books, portfolios, and ephemera since 1974. He has long been recognized as one of the most accomplished printers and typographic designers of his generation. His training, influences, and achievements place him in the lineage of San Francisco literary fine press printers. A forty-five-year retrospective opens at the