Artist Books Discussion And Book Making Set For March 14-15

Monday, February 17, 2014

Bob Dombrowski will lead a discussion on artist books on Friday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at the Dade County Public Library. There will also be collection of artist book for participants to explore.  

Mr. Dombrowski has been creating and distributing artists books for more than 30 years. He has books archived in several museums, including the Museum of Modern Art. His books are archived at Poets House, and available for sale at Printed Matter, an artist book store, both are in New York City.

The second part of the presentation will be held on Saturday, March 15. Audience members will be led through the process of creating a book themselves, and several different methods of binding will be explained.

This event will initiate an ongoing collection of artist books to be collected and archived at the Dade County Library for viewing by the public. 

The Dade County Public Library  is at 102 Court St. 

This is a cooperative venture between the Trenton Arts Council and the Dade County Public Library.

This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly.  GCA also receives support from its partner agency - the National Endowment for the Arts.

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