Panel to Feature McKnight Fellows & National Arts Figures

2022 McKnight Book Artist Fellows will present their work Sunday, May 7 at 11am

Minnesota Center for Book Arts is pleased to present our 2022 McKnight Book Artist Fellows, Corinne Teed and CB Sherlock, in a public panel alongside the visiting arts professionals working with them throughout their fellowship year. Corinne, who is a research-based artist working in printmaking, book arts, time-based media, and social practice, will have a conversation with Kari Conte, a curator and writer focused on global contemporary art who has curated more than 40 exhibitions and regularly contributes to books, exhibition, catalogs, and magazines. CB, who is a letterpress printer, book artist, and paper engineer, will discuss her work with Ruth Rogers, Curator of Special Collections at Wellesley College.

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Exhibition Seeks to Decolonize and Redefine Paper

Works from Indigenous & oral cultures debut in Minneapolis April 14–August 12, 2023

Minnesota Center for Book Arts is pleased to debut Paper Is People: Decolonizing Global Paper Cultures this April. Curated by Tia Blassingame and Stephanie Sauer, this free exhibition offers a new definition of paper within a global and decolonial framework. Featuring works by local, national, and international artists, the exhibition explores the vital role substrates play in human communities and how meaning is made from paper and papermaking. The exhibition runs April 14–August 12, 2023.

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Visiting Artists

MCBA’s in-person and virtual workshops in book arts are designed for adults looking to spark their creativity and professionals aiming to hone their practice. Our in-studio workshops offer hands-on experiences with specialized equipment and small class sizes, and often include a physical takeaway like a book, poster, or handmade paper. Virtual workshops feature processes that require easy-to-source materials and the opportunity to connect with artists from near and far. Our teaching artists—who bring a wide range of experience and education—thoughtfully balance lecture, demonstration, work time, and group sharing.

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Patrick Vincent: The Clouds We Share

MCBA Outlook Gallery
April 22 – July 22, 2023
Reading & Closing Reception: Sat, July 22, 11am–1pm
Free and open to the public


The Clouds We Share is a display of letterpress-printed poems submitted by Minnesota artists. Patrick Vincent organized and printed the poems in wood type using the Goldsmith Type collection at Austin Peay State University.

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