Kate Cheney Chappell 83 Center for Book Arts

The Center for Book Arts celebrates the innovative and engaging nature of book arts through lectures and workshops by national and regional book artists, and through exhibits of artists’ books. Learn more about Kate Cheney Chappell 83 Center for Book Arts.

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Spannocchia Life

Book Arts Travel Classes taught by Rebecca Goodale and Lin Lisberger

Since 2017 the USM Art Department has offered Travel Courses in Studio Arts where students explore new horizons while drawing and creating Artist's Books.
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Summer Book Arts Program

Spend 7 days studying Book Arts at the the Wishcamper Center in Portland, Maine. Participants work with 8 different instructors in Book Arts related workshops.

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Wheel of Fortune-Michelle Lessard

Events at the Center

Attend an exhibit, lecture or workshop by national and regional book artists that celebrate the innovative and engaging nature of book arts.
Chena River Marblers Workshop

Book Arts Workshops

The KCC'83CBA offers a range of dynamic and engaging book arts workshops.
Seeking Haromony

Pope-Cheney Art Studio

The Pope-Cheney Art Studio in USM's Wishcamper Center is host to ongoing exhibitions of artists books.
Student Book

Minor in Book Arts

Expand your visual book knowledge and skill by Minoring in Book Arts.

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Events

Dec
2
Mon

Pope-Cheney Art Studio Exhibition - Art 241 The Visual Book: Student Exhibition

Pope-Cheney Art Studio, 1st Floor of the Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland
Through February 28, 2020
Jan
29
Wed

Book Arts Exhibition - Wonderfully Pertinent Rustlings: Artist’s Books by Judy LaBrasca, Curated by Judith Sobol

Glickman Family Library, UNUM Great Reading Room, 7th floor
Through April 30, 2020
Mar
2
Mon

Pope-Cheney Art Studio Exhibition - KCC’83 Critique Group

Pope-Cheney Art Studio, 1st Floor of the Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland
Through May 29, 2020
Mar
26
Thu

Exhibition Reception and Lecture: Conversation with the Artist: Judy LaBrasca with curator Judith Sobol

4:00 PM, Glickman Family Library, University Events Room, 7th floor
Apr
3
Fri

Exhibition Reception at Portland Public Library: Boundless Possibilities 2: USM Book Arts

5:00 PM, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland