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College Book Arts Association Juried Members Exhibition

Reception: College Book Arts Association Juried Members Exhibition
January 14, 2011 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Location: SoFA Gallery

The School of Fine Arts (SoFA) Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to announce the College Book Arts Association Juried Members Exhibition. This exhibition will open Tuesday, January 11 and continue through Saturday, January 29, 2011. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held Friday, January 14 in the SoFA Gallery. All events are free and open to the public.

College Book Arts Association Juried Members Exhibition features 57 artists who are members of CBAA. Chosen from over 150 submissions, these 74 works represent a variety of bookmaking techniques as well as sculptural objects, fine presswork, zines, and broadsides. Coming from a range of universities and colleges both nationally and internationally, student and faculty members of CBAA participate in this juried exhibition as part of Word Image Text Object, the association’s biennial conference.

The five jurors for the exhibition include:
Cynthia Marsh, Professor, Director of Goldsmith Press, Austin Peay State University
Mary Phelan, Associate Professor, Book Arts/Printmaking, University of the Arts
Steve Woodall, Director, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago
Betsy Stirratt, Director, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University
Samantha Weiss, Graduate Student, Arts Administration, Indiana University

This exhibition is held in conjunction with Word Image Text Object, hosted this year by Indiana University. The College Book Arts Association supports and promotes academic book arts education by fostering the development of its practice, teaching, scholarship, and criticism. The College Book Art Association is a non-profit organization fundamentally committed to the teaching of book arts at the college and university level, while supporting such education at all levels, concerned with both the practice and the analysis of the medium. It welcomes as members everyone involved in such teaching and all others who have similar goals and interests. The association aims to engage in a continuing reappraisal of the nature and meaning of the teaching of book arts.