Book Arts Program Strikes Again!


Book Arts Program Strikes Again!

“Wo/Men at Work” was juried into the DesignArts Utah Competition! Visit the Rio Gallery, 300 S. Rio Grande (455 West), June 15–July 27 to see the finished book, along with process sketches and mock-ups. Opening reception is June 15, 6–9pm.

Check out the latest Red Butte Press and Book Arts Program project, “Wo/Men at Work.” And watch the fantastic making of video by Pat Thompson by clicking the photo.

Book Arts Program



***Lecture: Purposeful Chance in Contemporary Artists’ Books (Thank You, John Cage!)
June 28, Thursday, 7:00
Speaker: Robin Price
Location: Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, level 4
The lecture is FREE and open to the public.

Robin Price delivers an illustrated lecture exploring the use of chance in artists’ books—in concept and/or execution—and examines earlier twentieth century precedents, particularly the print and book work of John Cage. Price discusses some of her own work involving the purposeful use of chance and randomness. Lecture attendees have the opportunity to view and handle several bookworks featured in Price’s talk, courtesy of the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Special and Fine Arts Collections.



Alt Press Fest 2012 Spotlight: Book Arts Program

The Book Arts Program has been a part of the  J. Willard Marriott Library since 1995.  Students are trained in a fully equipped studio to use traditional printing techniques combined with the modern techniques of today.  Some of these techniques include photo engraving, printing and book binding.  Also, last year SLC Mayor Ralph Becker awarded the Book Arts Program with the “Service to the Arts by an Organization” award, for all of the amazing work they’re doing!

View the Book Arts Program website for more details and come see what they have in store for us during APF 2012!