Book Arts Roundtables and public programming

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Minnesota Center for Book Arts is a hub of creativity where interesting, passionate, and knowledgeable people like you learn, share ideas, and get inspired.

Join the conversation by attending our fun, interactive Book Arts Roundtables in MCBA’s lively studios. Unless otherwise noted, Roundtables and other public programming are free and open to the public.

 


 

MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Fellowship Series XIII Artists

MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Fellowship Series XIII

Tuesday, February 16; 6pm

Meet the recipients of the MCBA / Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowship Series XIII: paper artist Eric Gjerde; book artist and printmaker Dana LeMoine; and artist Aki Shibata.

For more information about the Book Arts Fellowship program, visit the Fellowship page.

Price: Free Event

Date: February 16, 2016

Spring Artist-in-Residence, Emily Hoisington

Spring Artist-in-Residence, Emily Hoisington

Tuesday, March 15; 6:30pm

Meet artist-in-residence Emily Hoisington and learn about the work she is creating in MCBA's studios this winter

For more information about the Emily Hoisington and artist-in-residence opportunities, visit the artist-in-residence page.

 

Price: Free Event

Date: March 15, 2016

Roundtable with visiting artist Shanna Leino

Roundtable with visiting artist Shanna Leino

Friday, April 8; 6pm in MCBA's studios

Shanna Leino is a book and tool maker living and working in Frankfort, Michigan. Her love for early book structures such as the leather-covered Coptic and Ethiopian books led her to tool making. There was a need for tools she didn't have, and making them was just as fun as using them! Shanna has taught book making classes for Well's College, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, and Penland School of Crafts. She will be teaching Tool-Making from Animal Bone at MCBA in conjunction with her visit.

 

Price: Free Event

Date: April 8, 2016

Roundtable with visiting artist Sara Langworthy

Roundtable with visiting artist Sara Langworthy

Friday, May 20; 6pm in MCBA's studios

Sara Langworthy operates a letterpress studio in Iowa City, Iowa, producing editioned artist books and broadsides. She is a Lecturer in Book Arts at the University of Iowa Center for the Book, and oversees the two UICB print shops. Her artist’s books can be found in a number of national collections, including the Walker Art Center, Yale University, and the Library of Congress. She has taught at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Penland School of Craft, Women’s Studio Workshop, Wells College, the College of St. Benedict, University of Utah, and the University of Iowa.

 

Price: Free Event

Date: May 20, 2016

'My Mighty Journey' with artist Gaylord Schanilec and author John Coy

'My Mighty Journey' with artist Gaylord Schanilec and author John Coy

Tuesday, June 28; 6pm

Meet letterpress printer, designer and illustrator Gaylord Schanilec and author John Coy as they discuss their book project My Mighty Journey. This book, in production since June 2015, illustrates a "12,000 year journey up the Mississippi," and is in conjunction with MCBA's upcoming exhibition The River

To learn more about My Mighty Journey, visit the project's website.

 

Price: Free Event

Date: June 28, 2016