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[BKARTS] The Center for Book Arts Artist Members Juried Exhibition



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Rory Golden
May 9, 2003
rgolden@centerforbookarts.org

THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS 2003 ARTIST MEMBER'S JURIED EXHIBITION

New York, NY - Twenty-seven artists have been selected to show their work in
the Center for Book Arts' 2003 Artist Members Juried Exhibition June 19th
through August 16th in the Center's gallery. The show was juried by May
Castleberry, Editor, Contemporary Editions, Library Council of The Museum of
Modern Art and Roberta Waddell, Curator of Prints at The New York Public
Library.

The exhibition includes fine press books, artist's books and sculptural
bookworks by these artists:

Barbara Barnes Allen  Karen Bell   A.C. Berkheiser
Robert A. Charlton  Ed Colker   Béatrice Coron
Steven C. Daiber Karen Hanmer   Ruth Hardinger
Stephanie Krause  Karen Kunc   Angela Lorenz
Jim Machacek   Peter Madden   Emily Martin
Tadashi Mitsui  Sarah Plimpton  Marilyn R. Rosenberg
Sara Rosenbluth  John Ross   Sibyl Rubottom
Claire Jeanine Satin  Alice Simpson   Champe Smith
Diane Stemper  Elsi Vassdal Ellis  Dana Velan

An opening reception will be held on Thursday June 19th, 2003 from 6 - 8 PM.
The exhibition closes Saturday August 16th.  The Center is open to the
public Monday through Friday from 10am - 6pm and on Saturdays from 10am -
4pm. Admission is Free. For more information see www.centerforbookarts.org
or call 212 481 0295

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS

The Center for Book Arts is dedicated to the preservation of the traditional
crafts of bookmaking, as well as encouraging contemporary interpretations of
the book as an art object.   Founded in 1974, it was the first
not-for-profit organization of its kind in the nation.  The Center organizes
exhibitions related to the art of the book and offers an extensive selection
of educational courses, workshops and seminars in traditional and
contemporary bookbinding, letterpress printing, fine press publishing, and
other associated arts. The Center for Book Arts is supported by local
businesses, various foundations, including The Lenrow Fund, the Milton and
Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The New York State Council on the Arts, a state
agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, and its members.

The Center is located at 28 West 27th Street, on the 3rd floor, between 6th
Avenue and Broadway. To get to the Center by train, take the N / R to 28th
Street and Broadway; the F to 23rd Street and 6th Avenue; or the 1 or 9 to
28th Street and 7th Avenue. Please call the Center for details on parking in
the neighborhood.  For further information or to register for workshops and
classes, call the Center at (212) 481-0295 or visit
www.centerforbookarts.org.


The Center for Book Arts
28 West 27th Street
New York, NY  10001

phone (212) 481-0295
fax (212) 481-9853

visit us on the web at
http://www.centerforbookarts.org

or email
info@centerforbookarts.org

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