Heart and Hands Juried Book Art Exhibition on display at UNL, UNO Libraries
calendar icon09 May 2015Lincoln, Neb.—The 2015 Heart & Hands: Fifth National Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students is on display from now through May 22 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Love Library North (2nd Floor). The exhibition will then travel to the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Criss Library for a showing May 26-June 28.
This national exhibition showcases the best examples of a broad range of books being made by graduate and undergraduate students in accredited academic institutions.
Twenty-one works were selected for the exhibition representing 14 colleges and universities, including UNL and UNO.
The five students from UNL with works in the exhibition are Emily Trauernicht, a BFA senior from Hallam, Nebraska; Conner Rodenbaugh, a BFA Freshman from Harrison, Nebraska; Jeremiah Wistrom, a BA Senior from Castle Rock, Colorado; Jenny May, a BA Senior from Omaha, Nebraska; and Keith Graham, an MFA student from Lincoln.
The following four students received Juror Awards of Recognition:
• Quynh Tran, University of Nevada-Reno, “Infinite Paradise,” ink on vellum, scroll.
• Radha Pandy, University of Iowa, “Anatomia Botanica,” letterpress, linoleum, pochoir, photopolymer plates on handmade paper.
• Susan Marie Brown, University of Washington Bothell, “Love & Courage: Historic Fiction,” inkjet, digital collages, photographs.
• Linn Norton, University of Nebraska at Omaha, “The Little Book of Hurt,” letterpress, monoprints, linoleum, accordion folded.
The juror for this year’s exhibition was nationally recognized book artist and Professor Bonnie O’Connell from UNO.
The Heart and Hands Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students is sponsored by the UNL Department of Art and Art History, UNL Love Library, UNO Criss Library, Lincoln Print Group and Constellation Studios.