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Re: Whitman Summer Book Arts Program



Check it out! xoxoxo Susan


At 06:13 AM 3/30/99 -0800, you wrote:
>I'm posting this for Keiko Hara at Whitman College. Please send inquiries to
>harak@whitman.edu
>
>THE FUTURE IS THE BOOK
>Third Annual Summer Book Arts Symposium
>June 21-26, 1999
>Whitman College, Walla Walla Washington
>
>What will books look like in the fast-paced electronic world of the future?
>How will book arts evolve in the 21st century? Join an invited panel of
>guest artists, printers, and conservators to explore new approaches to the
>printing, illustrating and binding of books in a summer program sponsored
>annually by Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. This 5-day program features
>lectures and hands-on workshops of interest to both novice book arts
>enthusiasts and professionals. Enjoy the company of others who share your
>interests, utilizing Whitman's fine campus facilities and exploring area
>facilities in the Blue Mountain region.
>
>This year the symposium will be offered in two parts; morning lectures by
>invited panelists and hands-on workshops in the afternoon for those
>interested in applying the innovative approaches to bookmaking discussed in
>the presentations.
>
>The morning presentations will feature:
>
>Gary Frost, a leading figure in the field of book arts with an extensive
>knowledge of the history and significance of the meduim. Currently he is
>working as a book conservator in Texas where he has developed an innovative
>approach to book binding.
>
>Barbara Henry, an accomplished letterpress printer and book binder, as well
>as curator of New York's South Street Seaport Printing Museum. She will
>share her knowledge of the history of printing and contemporary issues.
>
>Afternoon workshop sessions will be led by:
>
>Kathy Kuehn, assistant professor at Oregon College of Art and Craft and
>owner of Salient Seedling Press in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a printer
>with Pace Editions in NYC she worked collaboratively with many contemporary
>artists. She has extensive experience as an instructor teaching book arts to
>all age groups and levels of expertise.
>
>Barbara Tetenbaum, assistant professor of Book Arts at Oregon College of Art
>and Craft and owner of Triangular Press, Portland, Oregon. She publishes
>limited edition artist's books, often working collaboratively with other
>artists. She has developed a repertoire of experimental letterpress printing
>techniques to combine and layer found and invented texts and images in her
>books.
>
>Studio facilities will be available outside of class for completion of
>projects. For those wishing to enjoy and explore the area, a number of
>relaxing and entertaining activities are offered including a tour of the
>Whitman campus (including the Book Arts facility and multi-media computer
>lab), a BBQ dinner with sunset viewing at the Robison Ranch, a tour of the
>Walla Walla Foundry and of Crow's Shadow Art Institute on the nearby
>Umatilla Indian Reservation.
>
>Lecture presentations only - (morning sessions, June 22-25)        $200
>Lecture presentations and hands-on workshops -  (four full day sessions June
>22-25)       $350
>Tour of Whitman campus facilities, BBQ, tours of foundry, Crow's Shadow -
>(June 21 and 26)   $50
>
>ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED. Questions? Call us at 509-527-5255 or email
>harak@whitman.com
>
>Questions about meals and accomodations on campus, contact Brian at
>509-527-5251 or
>dohe@whitman.com
>


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