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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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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Apr 2020

The UI Center for the Book has won a two and a half million dollar challenge grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.  The matching grant requires a $2.5 million fundraising campaign by the UICB in the coming year. Endowment of the funds will support graduate student financial aid, faculty...

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Events

Graduation Ceremony and Celebration

May 7, 2021

We will be celebrating the Class of 2021 on Friday, May 7th at 6pm CDT. Bring a drink to your computer and help us toast these amazing students!

Please go here, https://book.grad.uiowa.edu/2021_Ceremony, for the zoom link and...

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UICB Japanese Papermaking Festival

April 30, 2021

Join the UICB community at the Oakdale Paper Research Facility for an afternoon celebrating Japanese papermaking. This event coincides with the festival to the papermaking goddess held in Echizen, Japan, a tradition that has continued for over a millennium. This free event will be held outdoors...

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Diptych: A Book Artists' & Writers' Reading Series!

April 28, 2021

Please join the UICB at the Spring Diptych Reading. Diptych is a biannual collaborative reading series between the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the University of Iowa Center for the Book that strives to highlight the intersections of visual poetry and artists’ books. By offering readings and work...

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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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Inhabited: finding refuge in an unknown landscape, Amy Childress Thesis Show and Artist Talk

April 9, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 6:30 pm

Gallery Talk Zoom Link(link is external)

3rd year MFA candidate Amy Childress will give an artist talk on her thesis show, "Inhabited: finding refuge in an unknown landscape." Please join Amy and the...

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