Call to Artist
Title of Show – Standing on the Side of Love - Hanging Books Exhibit
• Members Exhibit featuring Patricia C. Coleman, Juried and Invitational Book Arts Exhibition
• February 5 through March 26, 2010
• Contact – Patricia C. Coleman – (book exhibit only) email@example.com
• Bellevue Gallery email – firstname.lastname@example.org
• Bellevue Gallery invites book artist from Bloomington and surrounding communities to submit work to Standing… Continue
Added by Patricia C. Coleman on December 24, 2009 at 21:50 —
Added by malcolm enright on December 23, 2009 at 16:19 —
Call to Book Artists who incorporate Wax/Encaustic in their works:
Wax and the Artist Book
International call to book artists who incorporate wax/encaustic with innovative techniques and as a major component within their bookworks. Selected images will be presented in a lecture format by Catherine Nash, M.F.A. at the June, 2010 Fourth Annual Conference of Encaustic Painting
at Montserrat College of Art in Brookline, Massachusetts and published in a… Continue
Added by Catherine Nash on December 22, 2009 at 22:41 —
I made this paper nest for our Christmas tree in an attempt to alleviate my guilt from removing a real nest in our eaves the day before Saturday's blizzard. I thought the nest was empty, but apparently it was home to a pair of very pissed-off birds who are now stalking our front door. I've been throwing crackers and bread crumbs out for them (our bird feeder stands empty). Lots of bird action chez nous...they may be homeless, but at least they're… Continue
Added by Kelly O'Brien on December 22, 2009 at 3:27 —
Call for Artists participants to the project Of Mailart I hover of Free artist for Frida Kahlo :
It sends how many pages you want you devote to Frida . to the received material I will build one or more books than artist.the book will belong to my file he/she is thought to a show.( Venice -Treviso) documentation on the blog.you will receive in change mailart from me.
Expiration March 2010.
Only required by… Continue
Added by virginia milici (virgy) on December 16, 2009 at 6:00 —
If you are in the Denver area, stop in and see my Midsummer Botanical at the ABECEDARIAN Gallery in the show "The Beautiful Book" http://web.me.com/aliciabailey/abecedariangallery/assets/content_files/publications/BeautifulBook%20abec%20online%20catalog/Nettles.html
They have a catalog… Continue
Added by Bea Nettles on December 15, 2009 at 23:30 —
Die die Die Die verdammte gesamte Scheisse: Artist's books
White Trash Contemporary
Neue Burg 2
Contact: Nils Grossien
Exhibition: 27.11.2009 - 30.01.2010
Wednesday - Friday 1pm-7pm
Artists' books… Continue
Added by Nils Grossien on December 11, 2009 at 0:49 —
Bonhams New York’s December 15th sale will be marked by exceptional diversity, a number of outstanding private collections, and truly one-of-a-kind lots.
Cause for excitement is the spectacularly diverse Arnold Smoller Collection of Contemporary Livres d'Artiste. Comprised of nearly 200 art books, the group spans several decades of American and international art and ranges in date from the Jasper Johns exhibition catalogue with original screenprint wrappers, through important Pop,… Continue
Added by Nicholas Pounder on December 10, 2009 at 16:21 —
We have recently heard the extremely sad news of the death of Tom Trusky, our wonderful friend and hard working referee for The Blue Notebook. Tom was an amazing, gifted, enquiring, generous and highly knowledgeable man, and we will miss him and his wonderful wisdom very much.
His work never stopped, he was so passionate about teaching his students at Boise State University to experiment with artists’ books, promoting the works of the outsider artist James Castle through his… Continue
Added by Sarah Bodman on December 10, 2009 at 1:14 —
Gordon Darling Graduate Internship, Australian Prints, Posters and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Australia
Applications are invited for a one-year non ongoing position which will provide a unique opportunity for professional development in curatorship with a specialisation in Australian Prints. This internship will provide experience in the areas of cataloguing, drafting acquisition documents, assisting with exhibition development and publications with an emphasis on… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on December 9, 2009 at 17:30 —
I know that it is really more about rare books then artists' books - but I did find this article
very interesting as well.
Added by Robert Heather on December 8, 2009 at 9:59 —
Please check out my newest post at TheWhole9 an online blog salon located in Los Angeles for creatives like us
Once we get past the business of the day we understand that sometimes
we have all of the commotion in our lives only to detract us
from our real self, our truth.
Add a… Continue
Added by Jon on December 7, 2009 at 17:28 —
An online database of artist books, zines, catalogues and independent publications.
Please contact the publishers to contribute any material to the database:
info (at) artistbookdatabase (dot) org
Look here for info.
Added by Robert Heather on December 7, 2009 at 16:00 —
My Gallery, Hand Held,
is a small gallery in the centre of Melbourne.
The gallery focuses on the hand held object including the artist book- an innately hand held object that requires the viewer to touch in order to view. Alongside books, zines, posters, artist cards and postcards are other hand helds such as jewellery and metals, miniature sculpture and glass. The space is divided into two areas: an exhibition space to be rented by artists for… Continue
Added by Megan Herring on December 2, 2009 at 12:00 —
Way back in July I posted something about putting together an Artists' Book Club together and lo! A few months on, may I present (drum roll and fanfare...) "Book Art Object
" which is a group, a blog and a project all rolled into one.
The group is currently working around a text which is a poem by Australian poet Rosemary Dobson, title "Learned Absence". It is a poem about emptiness after loss - presumably the loss of a… Continue
Added by Sara Bowen on December 1, 2009 at 15:43 —