Each year, Special Collections at RISD Library hosts a juried student artists' book contest to promote engagement with the book arts, investigation of the Library's artists' book collection, and creative production in the book form at RISD. The contest and accompanying exhibition attract between 30 to 50 submissions from RISD undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students. All of the entries are displayed in the annual Library exhibit. A team of RISD faculty members and professional artists serves as jurors, selecting prize winners from the submissions. All prizes are purchase awards, and the selected student-made artists' books become part of the Library's collection. This year is the 4th installment of this program.
Congratulations to the 2018 award winners!
Honorable Mentions ($100):
Amy Borezo, Shelter Bookworks [ MFA, PAINT/PRINT, 2000]
Suzi Cozzens, RISD GD
Emma Hogarth, RISD EFS
Check back in January 2018 for more information about the awards.
View all of the entries in RISD's Digital Commons gallery.