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[BKARTS] Exhibition Announcement: Barbara Tetenbaum: A Retrospective of 25 Years as a Book Artist

"Barbara Tetenbaum: A Retrospective of 25 Years as a Book Artist"
November 22, 2005-January 10, 2006 
Barbara Tetenbaum has been making extraordinary books by hand under the
imprint of Triangular Press since 1979. Her work as an artist is
distinct, her imagery personal, and her influence wide. Join us to
celebrate the 25th anniversary of her wonderful work as a book artist
with an exhibition that features books, broadsides and printed ephemera
from the collection of the John Wilson Room, Special Collections of
Multnomah County Library as well as from the artist's personal

As the head of Book Arts at Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland,
and in workshops and classes around the globe, including as a Fulbright
Scholar teaching in the Czech Republic, Tetenbaum has promoted and
developed traditional and experimental letterpress printing techniques
as well as conventional and innovative book binding structures to
hundreds of students. Her work is beautiful, challenging, moving and
dynamic, and is in many internationally prominent collections.

Opening Reception

Collins Gallery 
Saturday, December 3, 2-3:30 p.m. 

Please join us for the exhibition, refreshments and music by Foghorn
Stringband. Artist Barbara Tetenbaum and exhibition curator Jim Carmin,
John Wilson Room, Special Collections librarian will also speak. 

Collins Gallery 
3rd Floor, Central Library 
801 S.W. 10th Avenue 
Portland, OR 

Gallery Hours:

Mon. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 
Tue.-Wed. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 
Thu.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 
Sun. noon-5 p.m. 

An exhibition catalogue, Half-Life: 25 Years of Books by Barbara
Tetenbaum & Triangular Press, with commentary by Jim Carmin and Uta
Schneider (Portland: Triangular Press, 2005), will be available for
purchase ($40.00 + $5.00 s/h if mailed in US). 

For more information, contact John Wilson Room, Special Collections
Librarian Jim Carmin at 503.988.6287 or jimc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

   Jim Carmin
   John Wilson Room Librarian
   Multnomah County Library
   Room 2M-C
   801 SW 10th Ave.
   Portland, OR 97205
   503-988-6287 (phone)
   503-988-5226 (fax)

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