Columbia College Chicago

5th International Book & Paper Arts Triennial Exhibition




July 25 - September 12, 2008

CLOSING RECEPTION: Friday, September 12, 5:30–7:30PM
A catalog of the exhibition will be available for purchase during the Closing Reception.

Fifty-nine art works from the papermaking and artists’ book genre will be exhibited during the 5th International Book & Paper Arts Triennial. This juried exhibition features fine and letterpress printed and bound books, broadsides, artists’ books, book objects, sculptural paper, paper cuts, pulp painting and altered books that have been selected from an international base of the most recognized artists working in the medium today. Paper vessels that dangle from ceiling to floor; sculpture that is 2 inches tall; a book “written” in broken glass; another containing the mnemonic bird calls of Midwest songbirds; etchings of Paris gardens; a taxonomy of urban fowl (of the human kind); illustrated poems; corn stalks made of paper; a photo journey through a car wash‹all can be viewed and enjoyed. A catalog of the exhibition will be available for purchase during the closing reception on Friday, September 12.

Forty-four finalists:
Lyn Ashby, M.K. Augustine, Alice Austin, Fairley Barnes, Jana Brubaker, Rob Buchert, Elaine Chong, Margaret Couch Cogswell, Archie Granot, Karen Hanmer, Mary Hark, Mary Heebner, Judy Bergman Hochberg, Craig Jobson, David B. Johnson, Peggy Johnston, Wendy Kawabata, Ellen Knudson, Carole Kunstadt, Angela Liguori and Silvana Amato, Elaine Langerman, Claudia Lee, Marie Marcano, Kim Matthews, Daniel Mellis, Tim Mosely, Elizabeth Munger, Sabina U. Nies, Jan Owen, Anne Pelikan, Sumi Perera, Sandi Rigby, Regula Russelle, Scripps College Press: Kitty Maryatt, Shawn Sheehy, Richard Shipps, Areujana Sim, Tricia Smout, Diane M. Stemper, S.C. Thayer,  Jennifer Vignone Laura Wait, Beata Wehr, Linney Wix.

Jurors: Robert McCamant, Pam Paulsrud, and Max Yela.