News & Events

News

Feb 2021

The UICB paper production and research facility is currently undergoing changes. While past products are no longer available, we are working on exciting new projects. Stay tuned for more info about our offerings. For inquiries, email the UICB paper specialist Nick Cladis at...

MORE
MORE
Nov 2020
Sara Langworthy, Associate Professor of Printing in the UICB, has won the coveted 2020 MCBA Prize, an international competition, biennially awarded by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Langworthy’s luminous Sidereal was selected out of 158 submissions and 5 semi-finalists from across the... MORE
MORE
Sep 2020
The UICB is happy to announce the appointment of two faculty to the unit, each bringing stellar credentials and heady experience to our unique curriculum. Karen Carcia is a book artist and published poet who has been promoted to Associate Professor of Instruction. With MFA degrees from the UICB and... MORE
MORE
Apr 2020

We’re so excited to introduce you to the work of our UICB 2020 graduates. We could not be more proud of how hard they worked and the shows they have produced; although we are saddened that we cannot share this work in person, we’re excited for the opportunity to broadcast this work so broadly...

MORE
MORE
Apr 2020

The UI Center for the Book has won a two and a half million dollar challenge grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.  The matching grant requires a $2.5 million fundraising campaign by the UICB in the coming year. Endowment of the funds will support graduate student financial aid, faculty...

MORE
MORE

Events

Alone Together

April 25, 2022

This MFA Thesis Exhibition will be available from April 25th through May 15th. Featuring a collection of work by Keren Alfred, Madison Bennett, Kimberly Obee, and Sara Rieger. Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 6th 4-6 PM at the K. K. Merker Gallery.

Draw, Print, Fold, Bind

,
April 10, 2022

Kimberly Obee debuts Wishing Flower Press & Bindery, in conjunction with her MFA thesis research. Kimberly developed a line of letterpress goods that were hand printed exclusively on the Chandler & Price platen press. Her greeting card line is inspired by her interest in wildflowers, the...

MORE

FULLJOY: The Role of Afrofuturism as a Source of Resistance, Healing, and Joy

,
March 28, 2022

Keren Alfred's MFA Thesis show is on display in the K. K. Merker Gallery this week. Join her for an artist's talk on Wednesday, March 30th at 6pm: Zoom Link Here!...

MORE

Discordant Constellations

woman in a dress with fairy wings holding a long wand with a star, six outlines of a child fading from darker red to lighter red with empty text bubbles above their heads.
March 21, 2022, March 25, 2022

MFA Thesis Exhibition

March 20 - 26

Closing Reception on Friday, March 25th from 5pm - 7pm

Discordant Constellations

woman in a dress with fairy wings holding a long wand with a star, six outlines of a child fading from darker red to lighter red with empty text bubbles above their heads.
March 21, 2022, March 25, 2022

MFA Thesis Exhibition

March 20 - 26

Closing Reception on Friday, March 25th from 5pm - 7pm