Artists’ books encourage us to look outside the binding to see what a book can be. Bottle cap pages, metal covers, and sanded and shaped text blocks are just a few of the possibilities.
Our annual Altered Book workshop is just around the corner, so for week 35 of our Kansas sesquicentennial video series we thought it would be cool to feature our Book Art Collection.
Breathe new life into damaged or out-of-date books by altering them into a work of art.
Celebrating national artists working in 3-dimensional media, the Topeka Competition offers visitors an opportunity to view new and innovative work in contemporary arts and crafts. Opens April 1 at the Sabatini Gallery.
September 15 – November 9, 2009 Library atrium (open space between youth and adult areas) View photos of this year’s entries. Now in its 3rd year, the altered books project at TSCPL invited participants to express their creativity and recycle at the same time. Staff members Brea Black and Zan Popp taught a [...]
And the winners are… Best in Show “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” by Denise Eulert and Carol Morgan Runner-up “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Stephanie and KayLynn Hall Most Disgusting “Where the Sidewalk Ends” by Lissa, Daniel, and Kivrin Most Likely to be Devoured “Bugs Bunny” by Shannon, Sandra, and Austin Congratulations to the winners! [...]