February 21, 2018
The Bibliophile as Bookbinder: The Angling Bindings of S.A. Neff, Jr., a new exhibit exploring one man’s passion for the natural world and the world of books, will open with a reception on Friday, February 23 from 6-9pm at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. The show will continue for two months, and a comprehensive retrospective catalogue and forty-seven minute documentary will accompany the exhibition.
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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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September 29, 2017
Minnesota Center for Book Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of Series XIV of the MCBA/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowships:
- Cathy Ryan, printmaker and book artist
- Ioana Stoian, artist
- Peng Wu, paper maker and social practice artist, and Jammo Xu, installation artist
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July 22, 2017
Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 MCBA Prize, The Book of Disquiet by London-based book artist Tim Hopkins.
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July 11, 2017
We are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors at Minnesota Center for Book Arts has named Amanda Kaler, current MCBA Development Director, as its Interim Executive Director
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June 16, 2017
It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) Board of Directors announces the departure of Jeff Rathermel, long-time Executive Director. Jeff will be assuming the role of Director and Curator of Carleton College’s Perlman Teaching Museum in Northfield, MN on July 1.
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