News & Events

News

Sep 2018
Elizabeth Yale’s 2015 article “The History of the Archives: The State of the Discipline” topped the list in a recent report on download rates of articles in Book History, an annual scholarly journal by The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP). Jonathan...
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Sep 2018

A collaboration between UICB calligraphy instructor Cheryl Jacobsen and John Downey of Legacy BinderyThe Gospel of Jesus was recently completed. The book was illustrated and calligraphed on vellum and it was bound in a...

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Jun 2018

Lisa Miles, UICB MFA 2017, was awarded the 2018 Holle Award for Excellence in Book Arts for her book Codex Chup Cabal. Miles’ book was completed at the UI Center for the Book as part of her MFA thesis. The Holle Award for Excellence in Book Arts is a nationally juried award given by The...

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May 2018

UICB faculty member Sara Langworthy was recently interviewed for the This Book Is Now blog, curated by Red Butte Press at the University of Utah. This Book Is Nowshowcases the art of the book by “documenting the varied life cycles of handmade books—how they develop...

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May 2018

Christine Manwiller's piece Where the Light Meets the Trees was accepted into the 2018-2019 Guild of Book Workers’ national traveling exhibition Formation. The book was produced as part of a series of thirteen artists books that make up Manwiller’s 2018 MFA thesis work—the text...

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Events

Artist Talk by Katie Baldwin

September 28, 2018

Katie Baldwin is a printmaker and book artist living in Huntsville, AL. Under Queen Anne’s Revenge Press, Baldwin produces artist’s books and woodblock prints. She has exhibited extensively and her work can be found in collections including the Library of Congress in Washington DC. She has ...

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UICB Summer Fellowship Presentations

September 21, 2018

Please join us to hear brief presentations from the seven UI Center for the Book students who received Summer Fellowships in 2018.  The program will take place in 332 North Hall on the afternoon of September 21st, 1:30 to 3pm. 

Midwest & Great Northern Printers' Fair

September 13, 2018

The annual Midwest and Great Northern Printer's Fair event to be held in Midwest Old Threshers Heritage Museum B in Mt. Pleasant and it is specifically geared to people practicing or curious about letterpress printing.

This event is geared towards letterpress printers, from beginners to...

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MFA Thesis Exhibition: Group Show Reception

May 4, 2018

 

Please join us for a reception celebrating our Spring 2018 graduates: Nicole Cotten, Elise Hochhalter, Sarah Luko, Christine Manwiller, Michelle Moode, Johan Solberg, and Kazumi Wilds.
Remarks will begin at 4:30 pm.

2018 Group MFA Show

April 30, 2018

This show will feature the works of 2018 UICB candidates Nicole Cotten, Elise Hochhalter, Sarah Luko, Christine Manwiller, Michelle Moode, Johan Solberg, and Kazumi Wilds.