Pyramid Atlantic’s 2006 Book Arts Fair and Conference

Pyramid Atlantic’s 2006 Book Arts Fair and Conference is fast approaching and if you intend to come WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO AVOID LINES AT THE DOOR! We are excited to be featuring a fabulous lineup of exhibitors who will appeal to booklovers, art lovers, readers, and artists of all levels. Explore the media of artist books in which the uniquely bound structures and diverse
visual components enhance the viewer/reader’s experience of the book’s content.

This biennial event is one of the foremost book arts events in the nation. Fair attendees will be able to talk directly with nationally known artists and exhibitors about hand-bound fine press books, cutting edge artist books, handmade paper, letterpress printing, and much more.

9th Biennial Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair and Conference
November 17, 18, & 19
NOAA Auditorium and Science Center
1301 East-West Highway, Silver Spring MD 20910

Fair Hours
11:00am-6:00pm Saturday, November 18th
10:00am-5:00pm Sunday, November 19th

Book Arts Fair & Conference: $65 (Students & Seniors: $35)
Book Arts Fair only: $15 (Students & Seniors $10)

Conference Speakers (1:00-4:00pm November 18th)
Clifton Meador
“How Does Book Arts Education Develop the Discipline?”
Clifton Meador is a book artist and Director of the Graduate Book Arts
Program at
Columbia College Chicago

Pattie Belle Hastings
“Digital Explorations in a Book Artist’s Practice”
Pattie Belle Hastings is a book artist and Professor of Interactive Digital
Design at
Quinnipiac College in New Haven.

Ward Tietz
“Artists’ Books: Between Reading and Viewing”
Ward Tietz is an artist and faculty member in visual literature at
Georgetown University

Exhibitions & Printing Events
Aleatoric Printing and the Opening Text, Friday Nov. 17, 12–4 PM
Book Arts Fair and Conference Opening Reception, Friday Nov. 17, 5-7 PM
Raptured Browsers: Books as Visual Language, Reception Saturday Nov. 18, 7–9 PM

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