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Carol Barton in Cincinnati



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From: Katie Harper <knharper@fuse.net>
Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2002 17:55:02 -0500
To: CBASall
Subject: Carol Barton



The Cincinnati Book Arts Society
in conjunction with
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Presents
Visiting Artist
Carol Barton
May 17-19, 2002




Carol Barton will be visiting the Cincinnati area during the exhibition
Bookworks 3 at the downtown public library. She will be speaking on Friday,
May 17 at 7:30 pm in the Tower Room at the downtown library, and will be
giving a two-day workshop at The College of Mt. St. Joseph in Cincinnati on
the following weekend. Times: Saturday, May 18: 9am =AD 5pm; Sunday, May 19:
9am =AD 3:30pm.

Carol Barton=B9s lecture is free and open to the public. All are welcome.

The fee for the workshop is $125 for both days ($100 for members of the
Cincinnati Book Arts Society). Advanced registration for the workshop is
required. Please contact Susan Brumm at 513-321-4449 or BrummFound@aol.com

Here is a synopsis of the workshop:

Streamlining the Production of Artist Book Editions
By Carol Barton

When it comes to making multiples of a book, artists must approach the
project with a different set of design constraints than when making a uniqu=
e
volume. The process of streamlining production can be as fun and creatively
challenging as the development of the work itself. In this workshop,
students will learn how to make choices concerning reproduction methods,
bindings, edition size and structure based on limitations of time,
facilities and budget. Students will also learn how to construct ji8gs and
templates to facilitate production, and how to make the production process
more efficient. Participants in the workshop will work together to design
and produce a small edition during the class session, and each student will
get a copy of the project.


Carol Barton is a book artist, curator, and arts administrator who has
published several editions and has organized both local and national shows
of artists' books. Her work is exhibited internationally and is in numerous
collections, including the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art,
and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. She served as curator for the
Smithsonian Institution=B9s exhibition Science and the Artist's Book.  She ha=
s
taught at elementary, high school, and university levels, as well as
conducted adult workshops at art centers across the United States. She is o=
n
the faculty at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she teache=
s
courses in bookbinding and book structures. In 1999 her artist's book
edition, Vision Shifts, was published by the Borowsky Center in
Philadelphia. She was awarded the Bogliasco Fellowship for a residency in
Italy in the fall of 2000, during which time she worked on Five Luminous
Towers. Most recently has been awarded a residency by the Sacatar Foundatio=
n
in Brazil for the fall of 2001. She will be working on an artist=B9s how-to
book on paper engineering, which will be published in 2002.


Bookworks 3 is an exhibition of bookworks by regional artists, and will be
showing at the downtown public library from April 16 =AD May 31, 2002




The Cincinnati Book Arts Society is dedicated to preserving and promoting
the traditional methods of book, paper and printing artistry, as well as
exploring the outer reaches of newer technologies and how the old and the
new can enhance one another. Through workshops, classes, exhibitions and
community outreach, the Center offers opportunities for book lovers of all
kinds=8Bfrom bibliophiles and collectors to book workers and artists=8Bfor
learning and production, enrichment and partnership.

For more information, please see our web site: www.cincinnatibookarts.org




Katie Harper
Ars Brevis Press
Cincinnati, OH
513-233-9588

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