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Rhode Island School of Design

Annual Student Artists’ Book Juried Contest and Exhibition: 1st Contest & Exhibit


1st Prize - Nabil Gonzalez for 1994

2nd Prize - Scarlett Xin Meng for Modern Day Sisyphus

3rd Prize - Sakura Kelley for OMIYAGE

Honorable Mention - Sophie Crowley for Jeanette Walls Artist Book


Flyer & Poster

Flyer PDF

Who May Participate?

The contest is open to current undergraduate and graduate Rhode Island School of Design students.

About the Entries:

  • All entries must be original work by the artist.
  • Only one entry per student.
  • Entries must have been completed between April 2014 and April 2015


The jurors are:

Jan Baker - RISD Professor, Graphic Design

Macy Chadwick - Book Artist

Brian Ulrich - RISD Assistant Professor, Photography

Pick Up:

Items not added to the Fleet Library at RISD collection can be picked up on July 7, 2015. If this is not possible please contact us to make arrangements.

Thank you to everyone who came to the opening!

General Information

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited

to enter an artists' book they have completed in the past year

(April 2014-April 2015).


The winning entries will be added to the

Fleet Library at RISD's Artists' Book collection.

Four cash prizes will be given:

(1st $250, 2nd $200, 3rd $150, Honorable Mention $100).

Plus each winning entry will receive a $50 gift certificate to Paper Connection.


All entries will be on exhibit from May 6 to July 6, 2015.


Prizes will be awarded at the exhibit opening on Wednesday, May 6 at 6:30pm.



Thank you to our sponsor!  

How and When to Enter:

Entries are due by April 24, 2015 at 4:00pm.  


Bring completed entry form and artists’ book to:

Archives and Special Collections Reading Room

Fleet Library, 2nd Floor, Room 201


Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 8:30-4:30pm, Wednesday and Friday 8:30-6pm.



For More Information, Please Contact:

Claudia Covert or Ariel Bordeaux

Special Collections

Fleet Library, 2nd Floor, Room 201



The Fleet Library at RISD will handle all items with care.  The Library is not responsible for any damage or loss.  Items will be exhibited in a secured area.  By signing the entry form you are giving the Fleet Library at RISD permission to photograph and reproduce images.  You are also agreeing to all terms stated in this document.