The 2022 MCBA Prize

MCBA Main Gallery
August 11–October 15, 2022
Free and open to the public

Since 2009, the MCBA Prize has honored excellence in new work from across the dynamic spectrum of book art. This year, esteemed juror Megan N. Liberty selected 19 semi-finalists and five finalists from 154 entries hailing from across the US and beyond. Viewable *in person* in our Main Gallery from August 11–October 15, these works are also accessible on our prize site and selected artworks are available for purchase in our Shop. A live virtual event revealing the winner will take place on Friday, September 23 at 6pm CT. One winner will receive a $2,000 cash prize and four finalists will each receive a $500 cash prize.

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Savannah Bustillo
Steven Daiber
Keri Miki-Lani Schroeder
Erin Moore
Jacob Z. Wan


Islam Aly
Cathleen Casey
Katharine Maureen Cummins
Wendy Fernstrum
Brad Freeman
Joel Freeman
Colette Fu
AB Gorham
Julia Heurling
Ravikumar Kashi
Patricia Lagarde
Mary V. Marsh
Daniel Mellis & Eugene Ostashevsky (team)
Colleen Mullins
Andie Nakahira
Rachel Phillips
Sara Press
Veronika Schäpers
Tom Virgin, Denise Duhamel, Maureen Seaton & Mary Malm (team)

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