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Julie Chen 30-Year Retrospective

2.20.17 - 6.30.17 | Julie Chen 30-Year Retrospective

Every Moment of a Book: Three Decades of Work by Julie Chen,celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Julie’s Flying Fish Press, and Julie’s gift of her archive to the Book Arts Collection. Every of Julie's editioned pieces will be on display, along with selected archival material demonstrating the works' evoluiton and production. An accompanying catalog, Reading the Object: Three Decades of Books by Julie Chen has been published by Mills College, featuring essays by Sandra Kroupa, Kathleen Walkup, and Julie Chen. The exhibit is curated by Sandra Kroupa.  Read more...

BAG Workshop

Spontaneous Books Workshop

April 29, 2017 | Spontaneous Books Workshop

Be inspired by the moment! Spontaneous Books guides participants through three exercises designed to broaden our approach to artist’s books. We will work independently on the Book in a Bag, collaboratively on the One-Hour Books and then apply what we’ve discovered to the No Text Narrative Challenge! Appropriate for beginners and seasoned pros, our workshop will be a day of creative and spontaneous fun.  Read more...

2100 Building, Seattle 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

BAG Lecture

23 Sandy Gallery

May 15, 2017 | 23 Sandy Gallery "BUILT" Trunk Show

23 Sandy Gallery is pleased to present BUILT, an international juried exhibition of book and paper art examining the relationship between contemporary book art practices and architecture, engineering, landscape and construction as form, function and structure. Book artists took this opportunity to re-image the ways we as designers, of eit  Read more...

BAG Lecture

David Wolske's Morphology

June 22, 2017 | David Wolske's Morphology

David Wolske pushes the medium of printmaking in exciting new ways, urging it to interact with different technologies and experimenting with the different possibilities….The clean lines and simple shapes of his letters and words belie a complex approach to image making. —Nora Burnett Abrams, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver In M  Read more...

BAG Workshop

Abstract Tactics for Letterpress

June 24, 2017 | Abstract Tactics for Letterpress

Letterpress artist David Wolske teaches Abstract Tactics for Letterpress. Learn techniques and strategies to create an almost infinite variety of dynamic abstract compositions from just a handful of type and a few cans of ink. Using a variety of letterpress printing methods and tools we will investigate the vast potential hidden within fo  Read more...