Opportunities → Summer Artist-in-Residence

Center for Book Arts in collaboration with the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at Pratt offers a month residency at CBA’s studios during the month of June 2023. This residency includes 24 hour access to shared studio space with professional tools and equipment and the opportunity to receive bindery and print shop equipment training. Pratt Residents will be able to actively utilize the studios, attend public programs at the Center, and participate in a group exhibition following the residency.

2023 Summer Residents:

Sandra Erbacher is a German interdisciplinary artist living and working in New Jersey and New York. She has earned her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2014) and her BFA from Camberwell College of Art, London (2009). She also holds a BA and MA in Sociology from Goldsmiths College, University of London.
Erbacher has exhibited nationally and internationally, at Rueff Gallery, Purdue University, Cuchifritos, mh PROJECT, ISCP, Stellar Projects, Spring/ Break, Grin Providence, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, and Space, Portland.
Most recently, Erbacher has won a Manhattan Graphics Center Scholarship (2023). In previous years she participated in the 2019 Artist Alliance Inc LES Studio Program, the 2017-18 LMCC Workspace Residency, and the 2015 NARS Foundation Residency. She is the recipient of a 2019 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, the 2014 Chazen Prize to an Outstanding MFA Student, a University of Wisconsin fellowship and the Blink Grant for Public Art 2013.

Jiayu Hu is a designer from Beijing based in Brooklyn. Through visual communication design, she uses her cross-cultural perspective to focus on the relationship between cities and nature, conveying an exploration of identity, culture, and society. Jiayu is a BFA student at Pratt Institute, where she specialized in Communication Design emphasis on Graphic Design, with minors in The Book and History of Art.

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