EXPLORING THE ART OF “TURNING PAGES”

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EXPLORING THE ART OF “TURNING PAGES” 



Featured books by Amy Morrison, Melanie Mowinosky, and others.
WHITTIER, CA (December 23, 2004) - “Turning Pages”–an exhibition of book arts combining unique design and text—will be on display January 10 through February 28, 2005, at the Bonnie Bell Wardman Library in the Rose Hills Foundation Center for Library and Information Resources, located on the Whittier College campus. This exhibit is free and open to the public; for more information, exhibition hours, or
directions to the library, please call the Wardman Library Office at (562) 907-4247.
 
Highlighting both undergraduate and graduate work of several young artists from the renowned University of the Arts (UArts) in Philadelphia, “Turning Pages” will include printmaking and book artistry that employs innovative construction—including a concertina, a carousel, and pop-up—executed in a variety media: letter press, laserprint, offset lithography, pressure print, xerography, and collage. Featured artists are Rachael Singletary, Jessica Braiterman, Amy Morrison, Melanie Mowinsky, Ali Zandi, among others. 
UArts MFA candidate Tara O'Brien, who is also a 1997 Whittier College graduate, will serve as curator for the exhibit. 

  


Jessica Braiterman "Jonah", xerography and collage 2.


Ali Zandi, "Dentists", laserprint.

Founded by Quakers in 1887,
Whittier College is an independent, four-year college offering a traditional liberal arts program integrated with both professional and pre-professional courses of study. With an emphasis on diversity, community, and curricular innovation, the College’s primary mission is to endow students with the education, skills, and values appropriate for global leadership and service.
 
Whittier Law School, which is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools, is located on a separate campus in Orange County. 
 

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