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2020 Unbound Exhibitor Applications are now closed

Thank you to everyone who has applied to be exhibitors at the 2020 unbound!   We have received over 100 applications and the committee is currently reviewing them.  Any questions, please email us at



Applications for free tables will open Monday, February 3, 2020 at 9am and close on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 9am

Applications will be reviewed by the unbound committee.  Tables are at the committees' discretion.   The committee is looking for:

  • a balance of people new to tabling as well as people who have tabled before
  • a diversity of people from the RISD community, the Providence community, and beyond including artists, designers, and publishers
  • a variety of printed materials including artists' books, zines, and experimental printed matter

All applicants will be notified by Friday, February 28, 2020.  Applicants who do not receive a table as of February 28 will be placed on a waiting list.  


Save the Date!

The 4th Unbound will be Saturday, April 11, 2020, 11-5pm at the Fleet Library at RISD.



RISD UNBOUND is a day-long event celebrating artists’ books, zines, and experimental printed matter created by RISD students and local artists, as well as designers, publishers, artists and enthusiasts from across the region. Through exhibits and sales, UNBOUND seeks to inspire conversations around cultural publishing in the Providence community. UNBOUND is free and open to the public!


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