Submissions for The MCBA Prize 2013 are now being accepted!
View the details at: http://mcbaprize.org/The MCBA Prize is the first honor to recognize book art from across thefield and around the world. The MCBA Prize celebrates the diversity of bookart and encourages discussion rather than limiting recognition to oneaspect of this vital field.Five (5) finalists will each receive a $500 cash award, plus $750travel/lodging stipend to attend the Book Art Biennial and MCBA Prize Galaon July 27, 2013.One (1) winner will receive an additional $2000 cash award (in addition tothe $500 finalist award and $750 travel/lodging stipend to attend theBiennial and Gala).A jury of three distinguished leaders in the field of book arts will reviewall submissions, and narrow the field to five finalists. These five workswill appear on display at Minnesota Center for Book Arts during Book ArtBiennial 2013 on July 27-28, 2013. From these five works, the jury willselect the recipient of this year's MCBA Prize.2013 Jurors:
- Sarah Bodman, Senior Research Fellow for Artists' Books at the Centre for
Fine Print Research (CFPR), University of the West of England;
- Sandra Kroupa, Curator of Book Arts and Rare Books at the University of
- Buzz Spector, book, installation and mixed media artist, and Dean of theCollege and Graduate School of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design andVisual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.Work must have been completed since April 1, 2011. Entry fee $40.The deadline for entries is April 30, 2013 at 5:00pm (Central U.S. time
zone). All submissions must be made electronically.
To view the work of past winners, finalists and honorable mentionrecipients, visit http://www.mnbookarts.org/events/mcbaprize2011.htmlRegistration for Book Art Biennial 2013 and tickets for The MCBA Prize Galawill go on sale in spring (northern hemisphere) 2013.- - -Minnesota Center for Book Arts1011 Washington Ave S, First Floor . Minneapolis MN 55415Phone 612.215.2520 . Fax 612.215.2545 . firstname.lastname@example.orgAs the largest and most comprehensive center of its kind in the nation,Minnesota Center for Book Arts celebrates the book as a vibrantcontemporary art form that takes many shapes. From the traditional craftsof papermaking, letterpress printing and bookbinding to non-traditionalartmaking and self-publishing techniques, MCBA supports the limitlesscreative evolution of book arts.