Americans Looking in: Book v. Exhibition: What’s the best path for artists?

Join us for an evening with a panel of artists featured in the exhibition, who will be in conversation with curator Sherri Littlefield. The Americans, by Robert Frank, was a highly influential book in post-war American photography. The photographs were notable for their distanced view of both high and low strata of American society and […]

Americans Looking in: Artist Q&A + Virtual Potluck

Join us for an evening of food & discussion. Participants will receive recipes from the artists to cook and eat. Join the curators and artists of Americans Looking In for a virtual potluck potluck dinner and a discussion about food and tradition. Each artist will dicuss their artistic practice and artwork featured in the exhibition. […]

Morcos Key Makes/Reads: Artist Talk with Wael Morcos and Jon Key

Wael Morcos & Jon Key of the Brooklyn-based design studio, Morcos Key will discuss components of the exhibition with their design practice. 2020 Faculty Fellows, Wael Morcos and Jon Key will discuss their careers as designer with highlights of the exhibition. The studio collaborates with arts & cultural institutions, non-profits, and commercial enterprises in North […]

The GenderFail Archive Project

POSTPONED TO SUMMER 2021 The Genderfail Archive Project is a reading room that engages with the slowing down, digesting and reimagining of how archives are shared in public spaces. With the resurgence of small press publishing and artist publishing practices it is important to define and expand the possibilities of the archive. GenderFail Archive Project […]

Featured Artist Talk: Lydia Rubio

Lydia Rubio will be discussing her Featured Artist Project, The Traveling Artist. This exhibition features artistic documentation of artist Rubio’s travel narratives across linguistic and geographic landscapes. The works record the artist’s experiences across a variation of calligraphic, drawing and poetic compositions. This exhibition includes multiple series of work including The Genius Loci Book, Journal […]

Type Basics: History & Anatomy, Online Workshop with Faride Mereb

Join this one-day workshop with artist Faride Mereb to learn about typography – its history, anatomy, and the basics of type design. In this two and a half hour workshop, instructor Faride Mereb will teach students the basics of type design. Students will learn and discuss historical elements, how to differentiate font families and body […]

Layout and Techniques for Children’s Publication Design with Faride Mereb

In this two-hour class, artist Faride Mereb with teach participants layout and techniques for children’s publication design. During this workshop, we will focus on type and legibility in children’s publication design, discussing specific examples that work. Students will work alongside the instructor on designing two spreads in InDesign, modifying photoshop files, and recreating a spread […]

Make Your Own Photobook: Print Production & Approaches to Self-Publishing

This two-part online workshop taught by Faride Mereb and Erika Morillo will focus on the production and self-publication of photobooks. This class will take place over two sessions: Monday, October 19, 2-4:30pm EDT Wednesday, October 21, 2-4:30pm EDT This is part two to Faride Mereb and Erika Morillo’s Design Your Own Photobook online workshop. You […]

Make Your Own Chapbook: Binding Methods with Faride Mereb & Erika Morillo

Join this workshop with artists Faride Mereb & Erika Morillo, where you will learn binding methods for your poetry chapbook. During this two and a half hour workshop, Erika Morillo and Faride Mereb will discuss binding for chapbooks. This session will cover the basic tools needed for bookbinding, the types of paper for both cover […]

Lettering and Design for Book Covers: Online Workshop with Faride & Mirko

Join this two-session workshop with designers Faride Mereb and Mirko Velimirovic to learn more about book cover design. This workshop will take place across two sessions: Monday, October 5, 3-5pm EDT Wednesday, October 7, 3-5pm EDT In this two-session workshop with Faride Mereb and Mirko Velimirovic, students will begin by learning type basics and tools. […]