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    Frederic W. Goudy Lecture Proximity and Process: Glaister and Moore Offer Perspectives on the Work of each Other Suzanne Moore & Don Glaister February 23, 2008
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      Frederic W. Goudy Lecture

      Proximity and Process:
      Glaister and Moore Offer Perspectives on the Work of each Other
      Suzanne Moore & Don Glaister
      February 23, 2008
      7:00 p.m.
      Scripps College Humanities Auditorium
      Scripps College
      Claremont, California

      Don Glaister and Suzanne Moore live on Vashon Island near Seattle.
      They share a home with their dog Rothko.

      Suzanne Moore is a painter and lettering artist who combines
      contemporary vision with traditional techniques. Her painting, drawing
      and lettering End their way to the surfaces of artists' books,
      broadsides and limited edition books. Suzanne sees books as
      interactive portable spaces created to transport readers, offering
      perspectives on such subjects as the intersection of art with science
      and philosophy, letterforms as visual subject, and Sequoyah-Cherokee
      writing system. She uses the book form to explore verbal and visual
      ideas through the interplay of word and image.

      Suzanne's books appear in private collections and institutional
      collections in North America and Europe. She is one of two American
      artists, working with a Wales-based team under the direction of Donald
      Jackson, illuminating the Saint John's Bible.

      Donald Glaister is a book artist now living and working in the Pacific
      Northwest. His thirty-year professional career in design bookbinding
      has centered on the exploration, development and use of unexpected
      binding materials, visual humor and spontaneous expression, while
      working within the classical framework of the European binding form.
      The scope of his recent work has expanded to include two editions of
      artist's books, Brooklyn Bridge: A Love Song in 2002, and Angelique
      and the Pearl Necklace in 2007.

      Don has taught binding and design privately and as professor of Book
      Arts at the University of Alabama. His bindings appear in
      institutional and private collections throughout North America and Europe.


      Frederic W. Goudy Workshop

      ko-lazh: A kind of surrealist art in which bits of Fat objects, as
      newspaper, cloth, etc. are pasted together in incongruous relationship
      for their symbolic or suggestive effect.

      Suzanne Moore
      February 23-24, 2008
      9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      Scripps College Press
      Cost: $200

      The roots of collage reach back centuries to Asian roots. The distinct
      possibilities of the process are virtually untouched in most current
      work. Beneath the deceptively simple appearance of the collage medium
      is a process that is more akin to an engrossing puzzle or strenuous
      visual calisthenics. The resulting pieces will be unique to the
      process and to the vision and aesthetic of each designer. Creating,
      deconstructing and generating completely new images is the process we
      will use to make a series of collage works.

      This class will incorporate mark-making, design, and collage
      techniques through individual experimentation. Painting will provide
      the finesse when necessary, and various attachment techniques will be
      discussed and applied. Students will complete at least three 2-D
      pieces incorporating various collage techniques and design concepts.

      Artists, book artists, designers and lettering artists of all stripes
      interested in expanding their repertoire are welcome.


      Frederic W. Goudy Dinner

      Please join Suzanne Moore and Don Glaister for dinnerin the Faculty
      Lounge at Scripps College at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $21.50. Reservations
      required.

      Please note that the Frederic W. Goudy Lecture is free and open to the
      public

      Registration

      Please send a check for $200 for the workshop or $21.50 for the dinner
      to the

      Scripps College Press
      1030 Columbia Avenue
      Claremont, CA 91711

      For further information, contact
      Kitty Maryatt,
      Director of the Scripps College Press
      (909) 607-3866
      kmaryatt@...
      www.scrippscollege.edu/campus/press

      Clark Humanities Museum

      The Clark Humanities Museum will be open from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on
      February 23 for the exhibition


      Hot Off the Press: Twenty-first Century Artist Books from Denison
      Library at Scripps College.

      Note that the opening reception will be held on the evening of January
      31, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. where you can meet the students and ask them
      about the exhibition that they curated. They also wrote the catalog
      for the exhibit and made a DVD showing all the books in the exhibit,
      including their own artist books.
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