The Wells College Book Arts Center presents the 45th Susan Garretson Swartzburg ’60 Memorial Book Arts Lecturer by artist H.R. Buechler. The talk will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in the Hostetter Lecture Hall (209) of Stratton Hall. Admission is free and all are welcome.
Buechler is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and founder of OXBLOOD Publishing. She is the 2016-2018 Victor Hammer Fellow at the Wells College Book Arts Center in Aurora, NY, a 2016 recipient of the CBAA Project Assistance Grant, the 2015-2016 Windgate Resident for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, and former Print Production Fellow for the Journal of Artists’ Books (JAB). Her work can be found in numerous collections in the US and internationally, including the Yale University Library, Centre Pompidou of Paris, France, and the University of Regina Library in Regina, SK, Canada. She holds an M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago, and a B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
This lecture is the 45th in a series named for Susan Garretson Swartzburg. Working closely with Wells faculty and staff, Swartzburg helped to organize the press, bindery and other components that became Wells’ Book Arts Center. She served on the Book Arts Board and established a biannual book arts lecture series in memory of her father, developing contacts, raising funds, organizing events and finding speakers.
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