Exhibit Information


Craig Eliason

with the curatorial assistance of students enrolled in the University of St. Thomas Master of Arts in Art History program:

Caroline Baum
Paige Dansinger
Lisa Melander
Traci Olinger
Lisa Ranallo
Christopher Schout
Natalie Stanton
Laura Thayer
Sara Witty

Consultation on exhibition concept:

Forum contributors, www.typophile.com

Additional University of St. Thomas support:

Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Master of Arts in Art History degree program

Assistance with lending:

Suzanne Degler, Minneapolis College of Art & Design
Matt Heintzelman, St. John's University
Mark Jamra, TypeCulture
Tim Johnson, University of Minnesota
Richard Kegler, P22 Type Foundry
Anne Kenne, University of St. Thomas Libraries
Will Powers
Jeff Rathermel, Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Jae Jennifer Rossman, Yale University

Gallery technology:

Best Buy

Marketing and promotional planning and execution:

University of St. Thomas
University Relations and Web and Media Services

Artistic director, MCBA:

Jeff Rathermel

Audience development manager, MCBA:

Curt Lund

Minnesota Center for Book Arts

As the largest and most comprehensive center of its kind in the nation, Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA)celebrates the book as a vibrant contemporary art form that takes many shapes. From the traditional crafts of papermaking, letterpress printing and hand bookbinding to experimental art making and self-publishing techniques, MCBA supports the limitless creative evolution of book arts. MCBA provides workshops in the book arts for adults, teens, youth, families and teachers. Their artist programs include residencies, fellowships, an artists cooperative, exhibitions, lectures, and studio space and equipment rental. The Shop at MCBA features work by over 140 consignment artists along with bookmaking supplies and gift items. MCBA is located in the Open Book building in downtown Minneapolis, along with The Loft Literary Center, Rosalux Gallery and Milkweed Editions.

Gallery Hours:
Monday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wed. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday noon - 4 p.m.

Minnesota Center for Book Arts
At Open Book
1011 Washington Ave. S., First Floor
Minneapolis MN 55415