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From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Lisa
Deutsch
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 5:28 PM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Keith Smith and Scott McCarney Free Los Angeles Lecture This
Thursday

For Immediate Release
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The Los Angeles Book Arts Center, the Southern California Chapter of the
Art=
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Libraries Society and Otis Laboratory Press invite you to a talk by Keith=20
Smith and Scott McCarney.
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This free lecture, the third in LABAC=E2=80=99s =E2=80=9CMy Life in Books=
=E2=80=9D series, will take=20
place on Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Otis College of Art & Design, 9045=20
Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045.  Opening reception 7 PM, talk to
begin=20
promptly at 7:30 PM.  Parking is free.
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Keith Smith has made 223 books since 1967. Forty-four of these have been=20
self-published, including nine bookmaking: Structure of the Visual Book,
Tex=
t in=20
the Book Format, and Non-Adhesive Binding Volumes I, II, III, IV and V,=20
Bookbinding for Book Artists, and 200 Books.  Smith has received two
Guggenh=
eim=20
Fellowships as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts,
the=20
Pollock/Krasner Foundation and a Pilot Fine Art Still Photography Grant.
Hi=
s work is=20
in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Museum of=20
Modern Art, San Francisco; the Library of Congress; the Victoria and
Albert=20=
Museum,=20
London; The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Biblioth=C3=A8que
Nationale,=
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Paris; and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography.

Scott McCarney is an artist and designer based in Rochester, New York. He=20
received an MFA in photography from the University of Buffalo/Visual
Studies=
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Workshop in 1983. Since then, his art has found its home primarily in the
bo=
ok=20
form. His one-of-a-kind books, both offset and small edition, can be found
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n=20
many library and special collections including the Museum of Modern Art,
New=
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York; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and Yale=E2=80=99s Arts of the
Boo=
k Collection=20
in New Haven, Connecticut.  His work is shown internationally in group and
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olo=20
exhibitions in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Melbourne, Australia and Budapest,
Hungary=
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and in galleries and spaces closer to home such Hallwalls in Buffalo, New
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rk=20
and at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. He has been an=20
artist-in-residence at Light Work, Syracuse, New York; the Washington
Projec=
t for the=20
Arts, Washington D.C.; University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine; and
th=
e=20
International Studio Program in New York City. His awards include a
National=
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Endowment for the Arts Mid-Atlantic Regional Fellowship, a New York
Foundati=
on for=20
the Arts Fellowship, and a Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts=20
Individual Artist Grant.
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Keith and Scott have been co-teaching book workshops for over 10 years in=20
university and college settings such as RMIT University in Melbourne,
Austra=
lia=20
and the Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York, as well as in art
cent=
ers=20
and binding guilds throughout the world.  =20
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The Los Angeles Book Arts Center is a creative, intellectual and
technical=20
resource for artists, collectors, dealers, curators and all individuals=20
interested in the book and paper arts.  It is the center's mission to
serve=20=
as a=20
network and clearinghouse for information, education and resources. This
is=20=
being=20
accomplished through networking, workshops, lectures, publications,
exhibiti=
ons=20
and outreach.  Our commitment is to build a strong community as well as
to=20
further individual pursuits in the book and paper arts. =20
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The Los Angeles Book Arts Center (LABAC) was founded in September 2002.
Ope=
n=20
meetings, hosted lectures, classes and continuous online discussion
groups=20
all contribute to building a strong book arts community in Los Angeles.
The=
 Los=20
Angeles Book Arts Center offers the broadest possible range of classes in
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e=20
book arts, drawing and calligraphy, paste papers and monoprints, book=20
structures of all types, cases and boxes, and everything between and beyond.
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For additional information on this lecture or the Los Angeles Book Arts=20
Center, please contact Lisa Deutsch at (310) 657-2616 or
LAGourmet@xxxxxxxx=20=
 Please=20
visit our website at  www.LABookArts.com.

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