Several cool things have come to my attention, so I wanted to pass them along.
Call for entries:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Deadline: November 5, 2012
East Side Story invites you to submit your book-themed art and challenges you to go beyond traditional book structures and the printed word in order to tell your story. Sculpture, 4-D, audio and any other media (including the printed word) are at your disposal. There are no entry fees* for this juried exhibit. Please limit your entries to three per person. Entries must be submitted digitally by November 5th, 2012. Please submit entries with the following information in the title tag [your name, title of work, dimensions] to firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibit dates: November 9-11, 2012
Reception on the 10th at 7pm
East Side Story
1108 Woodland Street
Annie Herlocker, MLS and MFA Book Arts from University of Alabama. Owner of Paper Revival Press.
Jennifer Knowles-McQuistion, Owner of Brown Dog Bindery.
Jennifer and Annie are local educators and advocators of Book Arts, Paper Arts and Independent Publishing. They co-founded Handmade & Bound, Nashville and are members of the Nashville Book Arts Group, the PlateTone Printshop, and the College Book Arts Association.
*East Side Story retains a 40% commission on all works sold during the exhibition.
Workshop this weekend:
Memory & Place: Accordion Book & Creative Writing Workshop
November 3rd, 2012
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Learn the accordion book structure in this 2 hour workshop with author Susannah Felts and book artist Jennifer Knowles-McQuistion. Participants will come away with a 6-page accordion hardcover book filled with a personal story and images that arise from a creative writing session dealing with memory and place. This workshop will be hosted outdoors in the beautiful five points area of East Nashville at Nashville’s newest bookstore East Side Story. (weather contingency plan in place) Add to the spirit of the day by bringing a bottle of your favorite wine or a hot cup o’ joe!
No book arts experience necessary (Adults). Cost: $20 and $5 materials fee.
For information or to register, contact Jennifer at email@example.com
Book exhibit opening this week:
November 1 – December 13
Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books
Location: Leu Art Gallery Foyer in the Lila D. Bunch Library at Belmont University
A curated selection of miniature artist’s books, travelling internationally. Images here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mimborg/
And there’s a book arts discussion meeting at 2:30pm this Sunday on the 3rd floor of the Main Library in the Wilson Room, just off the Fine Arts Room. Hope to see you there!