Thursday, October 30, 2014

Book arts Fair NYC

EDITIONS/ARTISTS' BOOKS FAIR 2014  November 6 - 9, 2014
Art Beam Building - 540 West 21st Street

E/AB Fair is New York's premier showcase for contemporary publishers and dealers, presenting the latest and greatest in prints, multiples, and artists' books. The Fair is well known for its vibrant energy thanks to its innovative international exhibitors, and hundreds of artists shown.

We will feature our latest works with artists
 Emilio Perez, Sebastiaan BremerRyan McGinnessJanaina TschäpeHank Willis Thomas, and Kate Shepherd.

Visit us in booth # 25!

For more information, please contact us at, 212.673.5390, or visit

Lower East Side Printshop 
306 West 37th Street, 6th Floor  
New York, NY 10018
t 212-673-530
f 212-979-6493  

Professional practices course

TD300 P2 Professional Practices is considered a studio electivefor upper-level students. In other words, TD300 is placed on students' Projection Sheets under studio electives. The course does NOT qualify as a liberal studies elective.

Current Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to enroll in the course. In the future, all undergraduate students will be required to complete the Professional Practices course.

Sean Scott


Talk: Dr. Edward Bleiberg, Curator of Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art at the Brooklyn Museum

11/16/2014, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Included with museum admission/Free for Brooks members and students with valid ID

Archaeologists have discovered millions of animal mummies created by the ancient Egyptians. Though numerous, these objects are difficult to understand because the Egyptians never explained in writing the role that animals and animal mummies played in their religion, culture, or society.  Join Dr. Edward Bleiberg, Curator of Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art at the Brooklyn Museum as he discusses ancient attitudes about animal worship, the use of votive animal mummies in ancient Egyptian religious ritual, and the social and economic aspects of mummy-making.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Job opportunity

Part-Time, Non-Tenure Track Position Available

Visiting Instructor:

Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts
Department of Art and Design
Purdue University

Contract is from January 5, 2015 – May 17, 2015.
MFA in Printmaking is required with expertise in Lithography especially. Applicant’s areas of instruction will include teaching two courses as follows: one combined course in Printmaking, including Lithographic Printmaking, Photo Silkscreen, and Printmaking III (Advanced Lithography and/or Advanced Etching and/or Mixed Print Media) and one course in Studio Arts Professional Practice/Senior Exhibition (for art majors at the senior level). Responsibilities include Print Studio management and maintenance, as well as mentoring students and related duties. Knowledge of health and safety practices in Printmaking and Fine Arts required.

Send letter of application, résumé, and three references to
Star Brown
PAO Hall
552 West Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2002

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Position is subject to student enrollment and funding approval.
Background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Job opportunity

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY is seeking a full time tenure-track position in Printmaking at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Starting date is August 15, 2015. MFA with emphasis in Printmaking.  Two to three years of professional or university teaching experience beyond graduate school. Applicant must have an active professional exhibition record demonstrating regional and national recognition.The primary responsibility of this Printmaking Position involves the creation and implementation of Printmaking curriculum from undergraduate through graduate instruction. Must possess robust knowledge of technique, theory, and history of Printmaking, as well as full knowledge of current health and safety practices. The ideal candidate would demonstrate through their portfolio and CV that they are conversant in both traditional and contemporary practices in Art and Printmaking. A continued intensive creative/research agenda in one’s discipline, projected towards a national level along with service to the department, college, and university community is expected. Competence in professional print production, emerging technical and digital applications and an interest in collaborating with other disciplines would be a benefit.

Review of applications will begin January 4, 2015, and will continue until position is filled.

Interviews at CAA may be considered. Candidates should submit:

  • a letter of application;
  • curriculum vitae (CV);
  • artist statement;
  • statement of teaching philosophy;
  • evidence of research/creative activity
    • digital portfolio of 20-30 examples of own work) and
    • documentation of students' work on a CD –

Monday, October 27, 2014

Job opportunity

The Department of Fine Arts / Hite Art Institute of the University of Louisville seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure track position in printmaking starting in the 2015-2016 academic year.
Application deadline is January 15, 2015 for first consideration. Position begins July 1st, 2015.
Full position announcement is attached.

Thank You.

John Whitesell
University of louisville

Open call book exhibit

Open call for book inspired artwork under the theme Bookends - Anything in between.

This is an international call for artwork related to, comprised of or inspired by…books. The shows title, Bookends, says it all. We are looking for anything that relates to the medium. This can include traditional books, sculpture, 2-D, installation, text-based works etc. Must be 18yrs old to apply.
Benjamin D. Rinehart, Associate Professor of Painting and Printmaking, Lawrence University in Appleton, WI
The Purple Word Center for Book & Paper Arts:
The Center provides a safe and encouraging space for all to create connections between text and image. The center, in affiliation with Midtown Partners, Inc. and Millsaps College, teaches workshops on printmaking, book and paper arts, while providing studio access for member artists to make their own work. 

Submission deadline: November 14
Notification of accepted artwork: Nov. 28
Accepted work due: Dec. 9
Dates of Exhibition: Jan. 12 - Feb. 20

For more information including the official prospectus, please visit the website of The Purple Word Center for Book & Paper Arts at:
All questions can be sent to and will be answered by Sandra Murchison, Professor of Art at Millsaps College and Founder & Director of Purple Word Center for Book & Paper Arts.