Book Arts Exhibition Catalogs:
The catalogs listed here contain works by multiple artists. The UWM Book Arts Collection contains many additional catalogs of group and individual exhibitions. You can find more examples in the online catalog by constructing searches such as this: "UWM Book Arts" and (catalog? or exhibit?).
Artists' Books by American Artists: A Selection: Documentation Catalogue. Silkeborg, Denmark: KunstCentret Silkeborg Bad, 2004.
(BKRT) N7433.35 .U6 A78x 2004
An exhibition held at the Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, June 12th - August 29th 2004. Contains color images of artists' books by over thirty artists.
Austin, Nick, Stephen Burg, and David Rees Davies. Inside Cover. Ed. by Jonathan Ward and Stephen Hoskins. Wippingham, Isle of Wight: MakingSpace, 2000.
(BKRT FOL) N7433.35 .G7 I57x 2000
An exhibition catalog in twenty folded sheets with a printed plastic cover. Detailing the twenty artists involved and their working methods, with color illustrations and texts.
Best of the Best: the Guild of Book Workers Members Exhibit 2000-2002. New York: The Guild of Book Workers, 2000.
(BKRT) Z121 .B46x 2000
Published in conjunction with a traveling exhibit of the same title. Contains 35 color postcards of Guild members' work, issued in a clear plastic case.
Breaking the Bindings: American Book Arts Now: an Exhibition of Creative Bookmaking Produced in the United States Since 1980, Elvehjem Museum of Art: 6 May - 3 July 1983. Madison: Elvehjem, 1983.
(BKRT) N7433.35 .U6 B74 1983
Contains a limited number of black and white photographs; not all of the works listed are reproduced. However, the artists' statements offer some valuable insight into the processes the artists used and their philosophies about the book arts.
Completing the Circle: Artists' Books on the Environment. Minneapolis: Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, 1992.
(BKRT FOL) N7433.3 .C66x 1992
An exhibition held at the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, March 7 - May 23, 1992. Curated by Betty Bright. A series of essays and black and white photographs of artists' books treating environmental themes and issues.
Dressing the Text: The Fine Press Artists' Book. Santa Cruz: Printers' Chappel of Santa Cruz, 1995.
(BKRT FOL) N7433.3 .D74x 1995
A traveling exhibition juried by Ruth McGurk, Felicia Rice, Peter Thomas, and Gary Young. A series of black and white photographs of artists' books, with excerpts from the text and credits for author, artist, printer, binder, etc. Contains contact information for the artists and their presses.
Johnson, Robert Flynn. Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000: The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books. San Francisco: Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 2001.
(SPL REF) & (Stacks) N7433.3 .L37 1998
A large catalog with full-color illustrations, this book focuses primarily on books in the livre d'artiste tradition.
Lauf, Cornelia and Clive Phillpot. Artist/Author: Contemporary Artists' Books. New York: Distributed Art Publishers, Inc and the American Federation of Arts, 1998.
(SPL REF) and (Stacks) N7433.3 .L37 1998
Published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition of the same title. Includes a series of essays about books as art. Includes color, and black and white illustrations.
Liquid Language: The Liquid Language of Artist's Books, September 15 - November 1, 2002. Avoca, Neb.: Karen Kunc/Blue Heron Press, 2002.
(BKRT) N7433.3 .L57x 2002
An exhibition held at the American Heritage Center and University of Wyoming Art Museum, curated by Bob Ebendorf and Karen Kunc. Consists of a series of artist bios coupled with a photograph of one of their pieces.
Off the Shelf and On-Line: Computers Move the Book Arts Into Twenty-First Century Design. Minneapolis: Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, 1992.
(BKRT) Z116 .A3 O44 1992
An exhibition held at the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, September 12 - November 21, 1992. Contains a series of essays on computer technology and the book arts, accompanied by black and white photographs of works featured in the exhibition.
Shape-Shifting: Transformations in the Art of the Book. Greeley, Col.: Margaret Sunday in connection with the University of Northern Colorado Book Arts Slides Project, 1996.
(BKRT) N7433.3 .S53x 1996
A traveling exhibition of books from the University of Northern Colorado, that came to the Golda Meir Library in August - October of 1997. Statements by the authors and descriptions of their works are accompanied by color slides.
Verbal Text/Non-Verbal Context: Handmade Books by Wisconsin Artists. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1992.
(BKRT) N7433.3 .V47x 1992
An exhibition held at the Cudahy Gallery of Wisconsin Art of the Milwaukee Art Museum, July 11 - September 6, 1992. For each of the eight Wisconsin book artists featured, the catalog includes a selected bibliography of the artists' works, information on their exhibitions and education, a statement by the artist, and an example of their work.
Women's Autobiographical Artists' Books. Milwaukee: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1987.
(BKRT) N7433.3 .V47x 1992
An exhibition held at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Fine Arts Galleries and the Conference Center of the Golda Meir Library, October 18 - November 22, 1987. Curated by Pamela Zwehl-Burke and Leslie Fedorchuk. Features the work of over 90 women book artists. Each entry includes one or more examples of their work, including an illustration, plus information on the artists' date of birth, education, and current position.
6451: Made in the Midwest: Walter Hamady's 6451 Students. Racine: Charles A. Wustum Museum of the Fine Arts, 1993.
(BKRT) Z232 .H148 S39x 1993
An exhibition held at the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, March 21 - May 2, 1993. Contains a series of bios on the artists, which include educational background, associations with presses, an artist's statement, etc. A separate section features photographs of the artists' works.