An Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books

An Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books

Friday, October 13, 2017; 6pm to 9pm
at The Shop at MCBA

Our twelfth annual Evening of Fine Wine and Fine Books will be dedicated to fostering the collection of artist’s books. In one evening, guests will explore new work from more than 100 artists from around the world, representing the range of contemporary artist’s books from self-published chapbooks to fine press limited editions. The event offers something for everyone, from the most seasoned collector to the newest enthusiast, with items at a wide variety of prices.

Attendees will sample a delectable variety of wines and cheeses, and browse the latest offerings from outstanding local and international book artists. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged. Please click here to RSVP.

Artists, Submit Your Work! Click here to apply.

Are you a book artist interested in presenting and selling your work during this year’s Fine Wine Fine Books event? This is a great opportunity for both established and emerging artists to display and sell their work. Consignment terms are 70/30 (artists retaining 70% of sales). Please review the Consignment Agreement before applying. Applications are due by Friday, September 8, 2017.

To submit your work for consideration, please use the submission form below. You may upload up to 8 digital images of your work (JPG format, 72dpi, max 1MB each); if you wish to submit fewer than 8 works, simply leave the remaining fields blank. Please name your files lastname_image1.jpg, lastname_image2.jpg, and so on.

Below each image upload area is a text field; in that field, provide a description of the item pictured. Please also include your intended retail price for that item, noting the 70/30 split.


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You may upload up to eight (8) samples of your work.
Images should be JPG format, 72dpi.
Each file must be under 1MB in size.
Please name your files in this format: lastname_image1.jpg

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When you click “Submit your application,” a spinning circle will appear; this indicates that your materials are being uploaded. If the circle spins for longer than a few minutes, this may mean there was a technical issue with your application. The most common error is that the image files are too large. Please confirm that your files are all under 1MB each, and if necessary, resize your files and try again.

If you have continued technical issues with the submission process, you may send your submission materials to; include “Fine Wine Fine Books application” in the subject of your email. Thank you!