December 21, 2017
The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library announces Erica Spitzer Rasmussen as the winner of the 2018 Minnesota Book Artist Award for her work entitled The Love Affair. Sponsored by Lerner Publishing Group, this annual award is presented as part of the Minnesota Book Awards with the Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA), and recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of a new artistic work. Winners also show demonstrated proficiency and quality in the book arts through three pieces of supporting previous work, as well as an ongoing commitment and significant contributions to Minnesota’s book arts community.
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December 15, 2017
Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is pleased to announce the next participants in our Artist-in-Residence program: Printmaker and papermaker Megan Burchett and printmaker and fiber artist Maddie Zerkel.
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Christopher Alday is a letterpress printer, screenprinter, and MCBA’s Summer 2017 Artist-in-Residence. He has created work for Posters and Pints, Artcrank, Northern Spark, and the Art Shanty Projects. We sat down with Christopher to find out more about his creative process.
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2018 Minnesota Book Artist Award: Works by Erica Spitzer Rasmussen
February 1, 2018 – March 13, 2018
Open Book Cowles Literary Commons
Closing reception Friday, March 9; 6-8pm
Artist talk 6:30pm, Target Performance Hall
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