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2009 BOOK ARTIST: PAULETTE MYERS-RICH

May 10, 2009

Myers-Rich works extensively with black and white photography, with artists’ books being her favored format as they allow the combination of image and text in conventional and non-traditional book forms. “Contemporary book arts has given rise to a variety of structures that both embrace tradition and break with it,” says Myers-Rich, “offering myriad forms and…

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2009 KAY SEXTON HONOREE: PAT COLEMAN

January 9, 2009

As Acquisitions Librarian at the Minnesota Historical Society (MHS), where he has worked for the last thirty years, Pat Coleman identifies, selects, and procures books for the Library. He is considered both a pioneer and classicist. Coleman has expanded the horizons of collecting, making the MHS Library’s collection a vital resource for all users: academics,…

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2008 BOOK ARTIST: JODY WILLIAMS

May 5, 2008

Jody Williams is a book artist, printmaker, teacher and writer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She publishes artist books under the name Flying Paper Press, and exhibits her work nationwide. She teaches at Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, as well as at schools and art centers throughout the United States…

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