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[BKARTS] University of Alabama Exhibits Hand Papermaki ng's “Calligraphy and Handmade Paper”



University of Alabama, MFA in the Book Arts

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CALLIGRAPHY AND HANDMADE PAPER: AN EXIBIT
Running November 11. 2008 – November 22, 2008.

 [Tuscaloosa, AL, November 10, 2008] – The Master of Fine Arts Program in the Book Arts at UA’s School of Library and Information Studies is exhibiting a portfolio of samples of papermakers and artists collaborating together.  The Portfolio, “Calligraphy and Handmade Paper” is the eighth installment of Hand Papermaking’s Portfolio Series, published by Hand Papermaking, Inc. Hand Papermaking is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing traditional & contemporary ideas in the art of hand papermaking through publications & other means. All proceeds from sales of this portfolio benefited Hand Papermaking’s programs. The accompanying portfolio was designed & letterpress printed by Steve Miller, Professor at the University of Alabama, who has worked with the series since its conception. Show runs from November 11. 2008 – November 22, 2008 in the exhibition space just out of the public elevators on the 5th Floor of Gorgas Library. 
 Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.

The Master of Fine Arts in Book Arts Program began in 1985, and emphasizes the art and craft of making books by hand. The program leading to the M.F.A. in the Book Arts degree is a 60-credit hour course of study comprising four basic areas: printing/publishing, bookbinding, papermaking, and the history of the book. The program develops book artists who have well-honed technical knowledge of the various facets of contemporary bookmaking, and who have an understanding of the historical evolution of the book including its materiality and the role of the book in society. The University of Alabama’s program in Book Arts is internationally known and attracts students from all over the world.

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