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[BKARTS] Three opportunities for book artists at Minnesota Center for Book Arts



Here are three exciting opportunities for book artists coming up at
Minnesota Center for Book Arts!
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JURIED EXHIBITION OF BOOK-INSPIRED INSTALLATION ART
Deadline: September 30, 2007

>From January through April 2008, Minnesota Center for Book Arts will be
presenting "Situations," an exhibition of book-inspired installation art.
Work may be site-specific in nature, interactive, conceptual, multi-media
and/or environmental. There is no formal application to fill out. Written
proposals should include a brief summary of work to be installed, resumes
and artist's statements from those involved, and a description of space
requirements. Sketches and/or photos may also be included. Artists will be
responsible for costs associated with the production of their work. To set
up an appointment to examine the gallery space, or for more information,
contact Jeff Rathermel, MCBA Artistic Director, at 612-215-2526 or
jrathermel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Proposals are due September 30, 2007. Send your proposal and supporting
materials to Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Attn. Situations Exhibition
Proposals, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Suite 100, Minneapolis MN 55415. Artists
chosen to participate will be notified by October 15. Installation will
occur between January 7 and January 23, 2008. The exhibition opens January
26, 2008.

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MCBA ARTIST RESIDENCIES, DECEMBER 2007 - MARCH 2008
Deadline: October 1, 2007

Minnesota Center for Book Arts' Artist-in-Residence program is designed to
support selected artists by providing resources, space and equipment to
assist in the creation and promotion of their work. In turn, artists provide
technical and educational assistance to MCBA. Residencies may be anywhere
from two weeks to four months in duration.

Applications for December 2007 - March 2008 Residencies are now being
accepted. For complete residency details and application guidelines, visit
MCBA's website at http://www.mnbookarts.org. Proposals are due October 1,
2007; residencies will be announced by October 15. For questions, contact
Jeff Rathermel, MCBA Artistic Director, at 612-215-2526 or
jrathermel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Send applications to Minnesota Center for Book
Arts, Attn. AIR Program, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Suite 100, Minneapolis MN
55415.

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CONSIGNMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SHOP AT MCBA

Minnesota Center for Book Arts is seeking new book artists interested in
selling work through its bookstore (The Shop). Works from over 150 artists
are currently available through The Shop and approximately 65,000
individuals visit the Center each year. This is a great opportunity for both
established and emerging artists to display and sell their work. Terms are
60/40 (artists retaining 60% of sales) and checks are issued to artists on a
quarterly basis. To be considered, please send a description of your work, a
brief bio, and digital images to Flora Marden, Shop Manager, at
fmarden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Submissions are evaluated on an ongoing basis.

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Minnesota Center for Book Arts is a vibrant, adventurous community for
contemporary book arts, artists and enthusiasts. As the largest and most
comprehensive book arts center in the nation, MCBA encourages artists and
visitors alike to experience books in an entirely new way.

MCBA's artistic programs engage diverse artists and learners in finding
creativity, expression and inspiration through the book arts; programs
include residencies, an artists' cooperative, lectures and roundtables, and
studio and equipment access. MCBA provides hands-on education in the arts of
papermaking, letterpress printing, printmaking and bookbinding for youth,
families and adults of all levels of experience.

The Star Tribune Foundation Gallery at MCBA features four to five
exhibitions each year highlighting contemporary and traditional book arts.
The Shop at MCBA features works by over 140 consignment artists along with
artmaking supplies and gift items.

MCBA is located in the Open Book building in downtown Minneapolis, along
with the Loft Literary Center, Rosalux Gallery and Milkweed Editions.

Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1011 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612.215.2520
www.mnbookarts.org

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Tuesday: 10 am to 9 pm
Wednesday - Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: closed 

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