Minnesota Center for Book Arts

K95A9934+copy.jpgMinnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is pleased to announce the next

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is pleased to announce the next participants in our Artist-in-Residence program: Printmaker and papermaker Megan Burchett and printmaker and fiber artist Maddie Zerkel. 

Project summary and artist bios: 

Megan Burchett and Maddie Zerkel will collaborate on Air Tight, a monumental sculptural book that incorporates

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 MCBA Prize, The Book of Disquiet by London-based book artist Tim Hopkins.

For the 2017 competition, a three-member jury reviewed over 100 submissions representing 12 nations around the world, and narrowed the field to five finalists. These five works were judged at MCBA during Book Art

Asemic writing is a wordless semantic form that often has the appearance of abstract calligraphy. It allows writers to present visual narratives that move beyond language and are open to interpretation, relying on the viewer for context and meaning. Beyond works on paper, asemic writing enjoys a growing presence online and continues to evolve with new performance-based explorations and

From works inspired by campy B movies to those addressing contemporary psychological fear, It’s Alive! explores the many approaches that book, paper, and print artists use to express horror. Works include: artists’ book in their many derivations; visual narratives; installations; traditional and digital printmaking and other works on paper; sculptural book works; independent

MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Mentorship Series V
November 6, 2015 - February 19, 2016

Opening reception Friday, November 6; 6-9pm

The Book Arts Mentorship is an artist development program aimed at introducing book arts to emerging artists whose primary medium is in another discipline. Since 1985, the Jerome Foundation has helped emerging artists push the boundaries of

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is proud to announce the five finalists for this year's MCBA Prize — established in 2009 as the first honor to recognize book art from across the field and around the world.

For the 2015 competition — celebrated in coordination with MCBA’s 30th Anniversary — a jury of three experts in the field of book arts reviewed 170 submissions. Entries

What: A city-wide exploration of the book as a contemporary art form

Who: Minnesota Center for Book Arts, the Walker Art Center Library, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and Form + Content Gallery

When: Friday, July 24; 6-9pm

Where: Four venues across Minneapolis

In celebration of Book Art Biennial 2015 (July 23-26) and MCBA's 30th Anniversary, four leading