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BOOK EXPLORATIONS exhibit



Marie this show opens March 4 (Sat.) 1-4pm at the barn...got lots of
really interesting books this year!! ( double 1998 ) you might like to
jog over to see them. Open Sat and Sun 1-4 through March 19.  Thanks for your
Medieval Book sign up - he is quite a character..it will be fun...Lilias


                   B O O K  E X P L O R A T I O N S   2 0 0 0
                      " THE STORY: TELLING IT MY WAY "

   Book artists are invited to enter this third annual juried competition

sponsored by The New Art Forum, to be held, in March, at the Yankee Barn
Gallery

              #228 Main Street in Kingston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

                   DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: FEBRUARY 25, 2000

BOOK EXPLORATIONS 2000 will receive wide-spread press coverage.  An opening
reception will be held on Saturday, March 4  ( 1 - 4 pm ). The 11/2 story
Yankee Barn Gallery will be open to the general public 1 - 4 pm on weekends
through March 19  with special viewing for groups and individuals by
appointment.
The exhibit includes entries from the U.S.A. and other countries.

Pamela Spitzmueller, the James W. Needham Chief Conservator at the Harvard
University Library Preservation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts will
juror the exhibit.  Pamela is a well known book artist and active in the
Guild of Bookworkers .  She  has taught innovative book structure at the
Paper and Book Intensive held in different art centers in the U.S.A. each
spring. (Actually, Pamela's achievements in the book arts are too numerous
to list here.)

Cash prizes will be awarded in the following three categories:  Artistic
Creativity; Structure,Imagery and Content; Excellence in the Printed Book.

The New Art Forum is a collective of artists who work together to exhibit a
variety of artworks not only to be enjoyed, but also as part of an ongoing
educational endeavor to place imaginative perspective before the invited
public.

Please send a self addressed, stamped envelope  (SASE) for the entry form.

Contact person:  Lilla Ford          (781-585-5622) or email <dherlihy@tiac.net>
                 BOOK EXPLORATIONS 2000
                 Box 52, Kingston,MA 02364 U.S.A.
 (If sending entries by UPS, send to #228 Main Street,Kingston,MA 02364 U.S.A.)

Happy New Millenium to our friends across the USA, in Canada, England, Italy,
Spain and  Australia  -   we await the books that will be TELLING US  YOUR
STORIES  !

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