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  • Claire Taylor
    Sorry, I messed up on my first e-mail! The information is below. And again, please excuse the cross-posting. -Claire ... Claire Taylor Studio Coordinator Book
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      Sorry, I messed up on my first e-mail! The information is below. And
      again, please excuse the cross-posting.

      -Claire

      > College Book Arts Association
      >
      > Grabhorn Fellows
      >
      > Each year, student members of the College Book Art Association have
      > the unique opportunity to apply for the Grabhorn Fellows Program. Up
      >
      > to a maximum of 12 students, undergraduate and graduate, will be
      > selected to visit the widely-respected Arion Press for a week during
      > which they will
      >
      > observe as a group the operations of the Press. The program is
      > jointly sponsored by the CBAA and the nonprofit Grabhorn Institute.
      > The M&H
      >
      > type foundry, letterpress shop (composing room and pressroom), and
      > bindery operations will be explained in detail as current projects are
      >
      > executed. Presentations on project development, text selection,
      > rights, editing, collaboration, design, typography, and other elements
      >
      > of publication will be made by members of the Press. Selections from
      > the archives of over eighty Arion Press books will be viewed. In
      >
      > addition, visits will be arranged to the Logan Collection of Artist
      > Books at the Legion of Honor, Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, and
      >
      > Special Collections at the San Francisco Public Library. Scholars
      > (and/or their institutions) will provide transportation to San
      > Francisco
      >
      > for the week�s visit. The Arion Press and the Grabhorn Foundation
      > will provide lodging as well as most breakfasts and lunches.
      >
      > Participants are expected to fund travel, dinners, and incidental
      > expenses, including transportation from and to the airport.
      >
      > Participating students will be expected to make presentations about
      > their Grabhorn Fellows experience at their respective institutions
      >
      > during the semester following the visit.
      >
      >
      >
      > Fellowship dates:
      >
      > TBD in August, 2010
      >
      >
      >
      > Eligibility:
      >
      > -Full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are current members
      >
      > of CBAA (2010 graduates are eligible)
      >
      > -For membership information, go to www.collegebookart.org
      >
      >
      >
      > To apply, submit:
      >
      > -A letter of intent addressing interest in book art/publishing
      >
      > -Expectations of the Arion experience, and commitment to cover travel
      >
      > expenses through personal resources or application to institutional
      >
      > sources
      >
      > -Letter of support/recommendation from a faculty member
      >
      > -CV with all relevant course work and experience
      >
      > -Portfolio of visual work or other supportive materials illustrating
      >
      > experience in book art and/or related areas of study. Portfolio may
      >
      > include a maximum of 10 images (book work shot from several
      >
      > perspectives), academic papers, reports, interviews, publication
      >
      > studies, exhibition curation, etc. A list of images must accompany the
      >
      > portfolio.
      >
      >
      >
      > All Materials must be:
      >
      > -Submitted on a CD (including rec. letter) and saved in a single
      > folder labeled with
      >
      > entrant�s last name, portfolio in a single folder within the entrant
      >
      > folder
      >
      > -Accessible on both Mac and PC
      >
      > -JPEGs, PDFs or Word documents only
      >
      > -JPEGs maximum 300?p/i and 10MB, labeled NAME-1.jpg, NAME-2.jpg, etc.
      >
      > to match the image list provided. Image list must have title,
      >
      > dimensions, media, date, edition, and other pertinent information.
      >
      >
      >
      > Send CD with cover letter to:
      >
      > Marnie Powers-Torrey
      >
      > Book Arts Program
      >
      > J.Willard Marriott Library
      >
      > The University of Utah
      >
      > 295 South 1500 East
      >
      > Salt Lake City, UT 84112
      >
      >
      >
      > Applications must be received by April 1.*
      >
      > *Applicants will be notified via email on June 1.
      >
      Claire Taylor
      Studio Coordinator
      Book Arts Program
      J. Willard Marriott Library
      University of Utah
      www.bookartsprogram.org







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