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Re: Call for Book Artist's



wow, time ran away from me, and suddenly it's April.  Are you still needing
or wanting blank books/journals to sell in your gallery?  i have a small
number of them (about 6).

sorry for the late request.

thanks,
heather malin


>From: Maryellen and Leo Dabaghian <mburns2@IX.NETCOM.COM>
>Reply-To: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.philobiblon.com"
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>To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
>Subject: Call for Book Artist's
>Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 12:32:03 -0700
>
>Call for Artist’s Books, Altered Books, Art from Books and Art Inspired
>From Books
>
>
>From March to May, in partnership with book and paper artists from
>throughout the nation, MatrixArts of Sacramento, will celebrate the art
>of the book in a series of hands-on workshops, demonstrations, talks,
>and exhibits called The Storyteller.  Students will have an opportunity
>to create historical book forms from various cultures (Japanese bound,
>codex, concertina and others) and learn to see the book in a new and
>wider context. Whether text, images or the combination of the two are
>used, emphasis is placed on the creation of books as visual objects --
>Non-traditional artists' books, altered books, miniature books, pop-up
>books, chapbooks, scrapbooks, and experiments in the myriad objects that
>can be created with a single piece of paper.
>
>
>In April work created by book artists from around the country plus our
>students and faculty will be exhibited at MatrixArts, our next door
>neighbors -- The Center for Contemporary Art and the Studio Behind
>Michelangelo's Restaurant in Midtown Sacramento.
>
>We know the event is only six weeks out, but we’d like to invite you to
>join our exhibition, by submitting work to MatrixArts, no later than
>Saturday, March 31st.
>
>Eligible works include:  artist’s book, altered books, art from books
>and art inspired by books.
>
>In addition to the work on exhibit at the three galleries, MatrixArts is
>also seeking work to be sold in our gallery store from March through
>May.  Those works would include handmade books, journals, diaries, and
>paper crafts. Commission for either the gallery store or the exhibit is
>70% to the artists and 30% to the gallery.
>
>We know that we are moving very quickly, but we were just assured of
>space from our two other partners.  Next year we plan on having a juried
>exhibition and to become a center for the book arts in our region.
>
>Cost is $10 per work with a maximum of five pieces for the exhibition
>plus a check to cover the amount of return shipping. Any pieces to be
>wall mounted must be received framed and ready to hang.
>
>For more information or to submit an entry form please contact:
>Maryellen Burns, MatrixArts, 1518 Del Paso Blvd, Sacramento, California
>95815 or call at 916-456-4930.  E-mail at mburns2@ix.netcom.com
>
>Please send in an entry form with the following information on it:
>
>Name
>Address
>City, State, Zip Code
>E-mail
>Phone
>Fax
>Title of work(s)
>Description
>Edition Size
>Cost of item:
>Insurance value
>For Sale or just for exhibit (terms)
>Artist’s Statement
>Resume
>Artists Bio
>
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