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WoCA’s 2nd Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition

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2nd Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition

Opening reception Thursday, Dec. 11t from 6-8:30 p.m. makes the Dallas Observer’s top 5 picks this weekend!

Tonight WoCA will open its 2nd 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.

The exhibition was co-juried by Beverly Carver, Special Collections Librarian at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas and Lauren Cross, Director/Curator of WoCA Projects, Fort Worth, Texas.

One artist will receive The Walter and Marliee Landry Book Purchase Award of $500, sponsored by Glenn and Sandy Landry in honor of their beloved parents. The artists’ selected work will be added to the University of Texas at Arlington’s Art/Art History & Rare Books Collection.

So join us tonight, December 11th from 6-8:30 p.m. for the opening reception and the presentation of the Walter and Marliee Landry Book Purchase Award with light refreshments and drinks. The opening reception is free and open to the public.

Featured Artists:
Krissty Batres (Houston, Texas)
Carlos Baz (Fort Worth, Texas)
Lynne Bowman Cravens ( Denton, Texas)
Julia Bradshaw (Corvallis, Oregon)
Servane Briand (Palo Alto, California)
Anne Cubbage (Arlington, Texas)
Nancy Hart (Odessa, Texas)
Susan Hensel (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Candace Hicks (Athens, Texas)
Sarojini Johnson (Muncie, Indiana)
Jihae Kwon (Alexandria, Virginia)
Rose Marie Mercado (Fort Worth, Texas)
Julia Nelson-Gal (Palo Alto, California)
Sarah Nguyen (Warrensburg, Missouri)
Maureen O’Leary (Mount Sinai, New York)
Lisa Beth Robinson (Greenville, North Carolina)
Jillian Sokso (Newberg, Oregon)
Betsy Stirratt (Bloomington, Indiana)
Rhonda M. Thomas (Flagstaff, Arizonia)
Sheryl Yeager (Crafton, Pennsylvania)

 

Image Credit(s): (top left) Julia Nelson Gal, Life Deck (lower right); Anne Cubbage, How Things Work (bottom center); Rhonda M. Thomas Kim Jong-un Scrapbook #22.

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