Call for Artists: Books Undone

Call for Artists: Books Undone

Thursday, January 1, 1970

Deadline: July 15th, 2017

The Gallery at Penn College is accepting submissions for a national juried exhibition of altered books. Books Undone: The art of altered books is open to art objects that are created from existing, printed books or parts of books. Artists residing in the United States are invited to submit unique works of art including but not limited to altered books, book objects, collages, sculptures, and installations. Over $1,500 in cash prizes will be awarded!

Juror of Selection: Jason Thompson, founder and president of Rag & Bone Bindery and author of Playing with Books

Juror of Awards: Sue O’Donnell, visual artist and faculty member at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

For more details on providing submissions, click here.

Marilyn Holsing was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and received her BFA in painting, drawing and graphics from the Ohio State University.
Marilyn Holsing
Marilyn Holsing

Marilyn Holsing was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and received her BFA in painting, drawing and graphics from the…

Marilyn Holsing was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and received her BFA in painting, drawing and graphics from the Ohio State University.…

Marilyn Holsing was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and received her BFA in painting, drawing and graphics from the Ohio State University.…

Tania Qurashi
Tania Qurashi
Lee Lippman
Lee Lippman
Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography.  Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection.  Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico, she is deeply troubled by the social problems affecting women of the border towns. An example of Trillo’s work is a photo documentary exposé of low-cost sex workers in Mexico. The series includes a collection of photos taken in the brothels there, deglamorizing prostitution and showing the dehumanizing conditions of their work. Trillo’s photographs have been featured in several major press outlets -  and was recently selected Best Series in the Black and White International Awards.  She studied in Italy and Philadelphia, and her work has been shown in solo, and group exhibitions. Trillo lectures at conferences and universities, regarding women’s issues and human trafficking.  She is currently working on a series that tackles the issues surrounding immigration and the Honduran Caravan.
Ada Trillo
Ada Trillo

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the…

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection. Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico,…

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection. Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico, she is deeply…

KJ May
KJ May
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