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Re: [BKARTS] Bright Hill Center Opens 4th Annual North American Juried Book Arts Exhibit Tomorrow

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- TREADWELL, NY --- Bright Hill Center's Word & Image Gallery announces the 
opening reception and exhibit of the Fourth Annual Bright Hill North American Juried 
Book Arts Exhibit, featuring artists' books from throughout the United States and 
Canada. The opening reception will take place on Sunday, October 2, from 3 - 5 
p.m. at the Gallery; the exhibit will remain there through October 29. Gallery hours 
are Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Center is located at 94 Church 
Street, Treadwell, one block north of Barlow's General Store, and the reception and 
exhibit are free and open to the public. 
Book artists and educators Edward H. Hutchins of Fleetwood, NY and Bertha 
Rogers of Treadwell selected the 49 books by 41 artists. According to Hutchins, "The 
show sets out to explore how text and image can be presented in a book format. The 
selected volumes wonderfully illustrate, pictures and words are just the starting Much 
more can be added to make a book compelling and exciting. There are elegant 
calligraphy, fine letterpress printing, an appropriate structure, a well-crafted binding, an 
inviting cover, engaging page layouts, unexpected construction materials, as well as a 
generous dose of wit, poignancy, new knowledge, shared experience, heartbreak, and 
wonder. The right combination of these elements creates a work that is to hold and a 
pleasure to experience." Hutchins and Rogers chose, for Best of Show and a 
cash prize of $200, "Down the Rabbit Hole" by Tara Bryan, Fleetrock, 
Newfoundland, Canada, a tunnel book. Second place and a cash prize of $100 
went to Deobrah Phillips Chodoff, Katonah, NY, for "Movable, Removable, 
The books in this year's exhibit were created by the following 
artists/bookmakers: Emily Artinian, Indio, CA; Elaine Antoniuk, Rancho Santa Fe, CA; 
Alice Austin, Philadelphia, PA; Jill Bergman, Steamboat Springs, CO; Tara Bryan, 
Flatrock, Newfoundland; Deborah Phillips Chodoff, Katonah, NY; Ann Coombs, Bend, 
OR; Anne-Claude Cotty, Stonington, ME; Shari DeGraw, Iowa City, IA; Ruth E. Edwards, 
Bronx, NY; Elsi Vassdal Ellis, Bellingham, WA; Cari Ferraro, San Jose, CA; Mara Jevera 
Fulmer, Grand Blanc, MI; C. J. Grossman, Berkeley, CA; Sally Hagy- Boyer, San Diego, 
CA; Karen Hanmer, Glenview, IL; Charlotte Hedlund, Wethersfield, CT; Susan Hensel, 
Minneapolis, MN; Craig Jobson, Evanston, IL; Linda Karol Johnson, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; 
Ellen Knudson, Starkville, MS; Deborah Kogan, Soquel, CA; Sara Langworthy, 
Minneapolis, MN; Roberta Lavadour, Pendleton, OR; Emily Martin, Iowa City, IA; Lise 
Melhorn-Boe, North Bay, Ontario, Canada; Barbara Michener, Boise, ID; Tara O'Brien, 
Philadelphia, PA; Lisa Olson, Belmont, MA; Sara Rosenbluth, La Jolla, CA; Susan 
Rotolo, New York, NY; Carole S. Sauter, Maple Valley, WA; Carolyn Shattuck, Rutland, 
VT; Tennille D. Shuster, Oakland Park, FL; Tracy L. Strong, Garrison, NY; Larry 
Thomas, Athens, GA; Susan Viguers, Philadelphia, PA; Mary Wells, Ogden, UT; Jessica 
White, Iowa City, IA; Maria Winkler, Carmichael, CA; and Stephanie Wolff, Norwich, 
Word Thursdays/ Bright Hill Press's 2005 programs are made possible, in part, 
by the York State Council on the Arts, the A. Lindsay and Olive B.O'Connor Foundation, 
the B. Rich Charitable Foundation, the Otis A. Thompson Foundation, the Dewar 
Foundation, the A. C. Molinari Foundation, Stewart's Shops, area businesses, and its 
members and friends. The Center is located at 94 Church Street, a block north of 
Barlows General Store. further information and for information about Bright Hill Press 
and its programs, contact Bright Hill Center at 607-829-5055 or email the Center at 
wordthur@xxxxxxxxxxx, or go to BHP's web site, www.brighthillpress.org. 

Word Thursdays/Bright Hill Press
Where Literature Lives!
94 Church Street, POB 193
Treadwell, NY 13846-0193
web site: http://www.brighthillpress.org;
e-mail: wordthur@xxxxxxxxxxxx
And don't forget to visit http://www.nyslittree.org,
The Gateway to the Literary New York!
Bertha Rogers
Poet Laureate of Delaware County, New York
6430 Co. Hwy 16
Delhi, NY 13753-3123
web site: bertharogers.com
Voice: 607-746-7306
Fax: 607-746-7306

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