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[BKARTS] The Center for Book Arts in New York City Opens New Exhibition This Thursday



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Rory Golden
May 8, 2004
rgolden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS 2004 ARTIST MEMBER'S JURIED EXHIBITION

New York, NY - Twenty-seven artists have been selected to show their work in
the Center for Book Arts' 2004 Artist Members Juried Exhibition June 17th
through August 20th in the Center's gallery. The show was juried by Mindell
Dubansky, Associate Museum Preservation Librarian, Metropolitan Museum of
Art and Milan Hughston, Chief of Library and Museum Archives, Museum of
Modern Art.

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

Sally Agee
Barbara Barnes Allen
Eileen Arnow-Levine
Alice Austin
Beverly Burbank
Beatrice Coron
Katherine D. Crone
Keith Cummings
Kristy Deetz
Evelyn Eller
Barbara Gilbert
Karen Hanmer
Gloria Helfgott
Kumi Korf
Mary Ellen Long
Jim Machacek
Emily Martin
Tadashi Mitsui
Lois Morrison
Rebecca Morton
Jan Owen
Sarah Plimpton
Michelle Raccagni
Sibyl Rubottom
Maddy Rosenberg
Peter Sramek
Jennifer R. Vignone

An opening reception will be held on Thursday June 17th, 2004 from 6 - 8 PM.
The exhibition closes Saturday August 20th.  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. Center for
Book Arts, Incorporated 1974 is a 501( c )3 not-for-profit organization. All
donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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.

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