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 […]

Winter 2020 Exhibitions Opening Reception

Join us on January 16th at the Center for Book Arts to celebrate the opening of our three Winter exhibitions. Curated by Lila Nazemian, “I open my eyes and see myself under a tree laden with fruit that I cannot name.” is an exhibition entitled after a line in The Book of Collateral Damage, written […]

Walt Whitman’s Words: A Roundtable Discussion

This Roundtable Discssuion will focus on the work of three artists represented in the exhibition entitled Walt Whitman’s Words: Inspiring Artists Today. Moderated by Curator Deirdre Lawrence, Sasha Chavchavadze, Anne Gilman and Susan Newmark will discuss how aspects of Whitman’s writings inspired their work with a focus on geography, history and the legacy of his […]

The Reverse of Landscape: Catalina De La Cruz

JULY 19 – SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 Through a series of photographic works identified as a “Photochemical Book”, Catalina De La Cruz explores the desert of Chile and Peru as spaces with imposed limitations, in which natural and manmade structures struggle to survive. Through chromatic, graphic, architectural, spatial, and referential inquiries on the landscapes, the artist books–which have […]


INGE BRUGGEMAN APRIL 18 – JUNE 29, 2019 Featured artist, Inge Bruggeman will be exhibiting her new project Deposits, which is the second piece in her ongoing series called The Active Reading Series where readers explore the physical act of reading in different ways. Deposits is a book that is meant to be read while ascending or descending a short ladder. She will […]