News & Events

News

Feb 2021

The UICB paper production and research facility is currently undergoing changes. While past products are no longer available, we are working on exciting new projects. Stay tuned for more info about our offerings. For inquiries, email the UICB paper specialist Nick Cladis at...

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Nov 2020
Sara Langworthy, Associate Professor of Printing in the UICB, has won the coveted 2020 MCBA Prize, an international competition, biennially awarded by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Langworthy’s luminous Sidereal was selected out of 158 submissions and 5 semi-finalists from across the... MORE
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Sep 2020
The UICB is happy to announce the appointment of two faculty to the unit, each bringing stellar credentials and heady experience to our unique curriculum. Karen Carcia is a book artist and published poet who has been promoted to Associate Professor of Instruction. With MFA degrees from the UICB and... MORE
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Jun 2020

The UI Center for the Book remembers the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless, nameable others killed by law enforcement or extra-...

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Apr 2020

We’re so excited to introduce you to the work of our UICB 2020 graduates. We could not be more proud of how hard they worked and the shows they have produced; although we are saddened that we cannot share this work in person, we’re excited for the opportunity to broadcast this work so broadly...

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Events

Spring 2021 MFA Thesis Shows

April 19, 2021

Click on the links below to go to video walkthroughs of our Spring 2021 MFA shows. We will add a new show each week!

  • Rich Dana...
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Cantos: María Carolina Ceballos Thesis Show and Artist Talk

February 25, 2021

3rd year MFA candidate María Carolina Ceballos will give an artist talk on her thesis show, "Cantos." Please join María Carolina and the UICB in celebrating her work. 

Performance Video 

Diptych: A Book Artists' & Writers' Reading Series

November 13, 2020, November 13, 2020

Zoom Event Link

Amy Childress (MFA candidate at the University of Iowa Center for the Book) and Ethan Heusser (Adjunct Assistant Professor of Creative Writing) are excited to announce...

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Diptych: A Book Artists' & Writers' Reading Series

November 13, 2020, November 13, 2020

Zoom Event Link

Amy Childress (MFA candidate at the University of Iowa Center for the Book) and Ethan Heusser (Adjunct Assistant Professor of Creative Writing) are excited to announce...

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MFA Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 8, 2020

We will be hosting a virtual celebration for the MFA graduating class of 2020. More information coming soon!

Please see thesis work from all of our Spring 2020 graduates here: https://book.grad.uiowa.edu/MFA_Show_2020