Fall 2020: Rising Together: An Exhibition of Zines, Artists’ Books and Broadsides with a Social Conscience.Unfortunately this exhibition has been cancelled, but please visit the web link to learn more about the artists and books represented and to view the online catalog. https://www.collegebookart.org/Rising-Together-TravelingExhibit
February – May: Science Stories: Artists and Scientist Collaborate. Co-curated by Lucia Harrison, Tacoma artist and Professor Emeritus from Evergreen College, Jane Carlin, Collins Library Director and Peter Wimberger, Professor of Biology and Director of the Slater Museum, this exhibit pairs artists and scientists in a collaboration. We are hopeful this exhibit will open in February 2021 in the Collins Library.
June – July: Puget Sound Book Artists 11th Annual Members Exhibition
February 2022: Wildlife: The Guild of Book Workers The Guild of Book Workers was founded in 1906 to "establish and maintain a feeling of kinship and mutual interest among workers in the several hand book crafts." Over 100 years later, the Guild is still vital, with regular traveling exhibitions, a journal, ten regional Chapters, and an annual Standards of Excellence seminar. Guild membership exceeds 800 and has expanded internationally. The organization is still run by volunteers. GBW is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in New York.
This exhibition will feature approximately 50 works by Guild members. The exhibition will open in the summer of 2021 and travel from five to seven venues across the country, closing in the fall of 2022. Works will include fine and edition bindings, artist's books, broadsides (letterpress printing, calligraphy, and decorative papermaking) and historical binding models. The number of framed wall pieces will make up a very small subset of the entries. Both the bindings and framed works to be exhibited will be selected by a jury to ensure that they are of excellent quality. Previous Guild exhibitions can be viewed online at https://guildofbookworkers.org/galleries.