2015 Juried Artists’ Book Exhibition opens Dec. 4

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3rd Annual Juried Artists’ Book Exhibition

December 4-29, 2015

Artist Reception: Friday, December 4th, 2015 6-8:30 p.m.

Exhibition: Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

In December 2015, WoCA Projects is partnering with the Fort Worth Community Arts Center to present its 3rd Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition exploring the diversity within the artist book medium, including both traditional book-binded forms as well as (but not limited to) those works that use books as a reference or metaphor to create other conceptual forms. Examples might explore the interchangeable use of of mixed-media, painting, drawing, printmaking, fiber arts, photography, sculpture, ceramics, sound, film/video, and installations in the creation or referencing of the book form. Note: the inclusion of text and exact references to traditional books not required.

The juried exhibition will be displayed at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center from December 4-29, 2015

Click here for full “3rd Annual Artists’ Book” prospectus.
The Exhibition will run from December 4-29, 2015. Artist Reception is Friday, December 4th from 6-8:30 p.m.

Awards:
One artist will receive a $500 Purchase Award and their selected work added to the University of North Texas Willis Library’s Rare Books Collection, whose diverse and innovative artists’ books collection is made accessible for students, faculty, researchers, and the public, and to view in special exhibitions in the 4th floor Reading Room. Click here to read more on the Willis Libraries Archives and Rare Books Collection.

Jurors:

Morgan Gieringer, Head of Special Collections, University of North Texas Willis Library, (Denton, TX)

Lauren Cross, Director/Curator, WoCA Projects (Fort Worth, TX)

 

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