Karen Hanmer, internationally acclaimed book artist, will give an informal presentation at the Collins Memorial Library on Friday February 12, 5-6pm 2010, in Library Room 020. The event is free and open to the public.
Ms. Hanmer will talk about her art and show selected works. Most recently, Ms. Hanmer curated the exhibit, “Marking Time” sponsored by the Guild of Book Workers and currently on display at the Suzzallo Library, University of Washington until February 19th, 2010. Visit her website: http://www.karenhanmer.com/
Hanmer exhibits widely, and her work is included in collections ranging from Tate Britain & the Library of Congress to University of Washington & Graceland. Recent solo exhibition venues include Florida Atlantic University, University of the West of England Bristol, & the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County (OH). Recent curated exhibition venues
include the Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Brooklyn Museum, Harvard University’s Fogg Museum of Art, the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft & The Center for Book Arts (NYC); & traveling exhibitions sponsored by the Book Artists' Guild, & Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada. (source: http://bookartsguild.org/event.php?id=97)