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Re: 5th ANNUAL BOOK EXPLORATIONS



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Hey Lila,  I was just thinking about you and Book Explorations today, and wondering if you
were having it this year,  I'm so glad and will send an entry.

All best, Bertha Rogers

Date sent:              Wed, 30 Jan 2002 18:59:20 -0500
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From:                   Lilias Ford <dherlihy@TIAC.NET>
Subject:                5th ANNUAL BOOK EXPLORATIONS
To:                     BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU

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>           CENTRAL NEW YORK BOOK ARTS: TRADITIONAL TO INNOVATIVE
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> This is a call for entries for the 5th Annual BOOK EXPLORATIONS  an
> international, juried, handmade  artist's book exhibit  "The Quest for
> Meaning" which has an entry  deadline of March 20. The opening day gala
> will be held on Saturday, March 30, 1-4 pm at the Yankee Barn Gallery of
> Kingston, Massachusetts, USA.
>
> Mary McCarthy, the well known Boston book artist and teacher, co-author of
> the popular "Making Books by Hand - A Step-By-Step Guide" will serve as
> juror as she did at the very first BOOK EXPLORATIONS exhibit in 1998. Other
> past jurors
> include Jim Reid-Cunningham, Pamela Spitzmueller, Anne Anninger and The New
> Art Forum Coordinator, Lilla Ford. Each year entries are received from
> throughout the United States, from Canada, great Britain and Australia.
>
> Three $100 cash prizes are given for each of the following categories:
> artistic creativity; structure,imagery and content; and, excellence in the
> printed book.
>
> The exhibit is held in the stately  renovated  1809 1 1/2 story Yankee Barn
> Gallery, receives wide press coverage and is open for special viewing by
> groups, classes and individuals by appointment as well as 1-4 pm Saturday
> and Sunday through April 7. Books will be returned as soon as possible
> after April 10.
>
>  Directions: entries must be sent in a remailable container with return
> postage; include a check for $16 made out to The New Art Forum; a
> biographical and an artist's statement; photos for press releases
> (optional); a signed and dated memo  stating  " The New Art Forum, the
> owner of the Yankee Barn Gallery, volunteers and viewers connected with
> BOOK EXPLORATIONS  2002 will not be held responsible for loss or damamge."
> (Insurance is the responsibility of the book artist if they so wish.)
>
> Gloves are provided for viewers - not only as a precaution but to help
> educate viewers about the  fragility and value of the handmade book.
>
> Send a stamped self-addressed envelope to  Lilla Ford if you  wish to have
> a printed entry blank mailed to you.
>
> snail mail:  BOOK EXPLORATIONS, Box 52, #228 Main Street, Kingston, MA 02364 USA
> email:  BOOK EXPLORATIONS <dherlihy@tiac.net>
> phone: 781-585-5622
>
> NOTE: Weekend and 3 and 4 day workshops in the book arts and fine arts are now
> being scheduled for spring and summer.  Excellent  teachers, creative projects,
> great camaraderie and food, tourist area...always a good time had by all.
> The schedule will soon be released to the internet and the mailing lists.
> Send your email and snail mail addresses for further information.
>
> BEST of luck in all that you endeavor  !!
> Lilla
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