Kate Cheney Chappell 83 Center for Book Arts

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Pope-Cheney Art Studio

2020/2021 Virtual Exhibition Schedule

Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts

Pope-Cheney Art Studio Exhibitions

(Usually Located on the 1st Floor of the Wishcamper Center
34 Bedford St., USM Portland Campus
Hours: 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday.)


September-November 2020

Work from Students enrolled in TIME AND SPACE TO CREATE, at Home Residency, ART 399/ 499 / 599,  July 19 - 26,  with Instructors Rebecca Goodale & Lin Lisberger



Text from “Ode to Bookscrap” by Mark Ford

Bookscrap is bold news! Bookscrap is great news! It’s never old news, never fake news. 

Bookscrap is found, unbound and the other way around. It’s figure and ground, 

consonant and vowel sound.

Bookscrap is hardcore and hard to ignore. 

It’s what’s in store, 

pas encore et comme toujours;

It’s postwar from the dollar store,

Voldemort and Dumbledore.

Bookscrap is brawn. Bookscrap is brains. It’s proper work and what remains. 

Detail, Ode to Bookscrap

Image Above: Detail from “Ode to Bookscrap” by Mark Ford


December 2020-February 2021

Art 241 The Visual Book: Student Exhibition

Click Here to View the Visual Book Student Exhibition

Women of the world

Image Above: Women of the World by Samantha Chute, created in ART 241 Fall 2020


March-May 2021

KCC’83 CBA Crit Group

Boundless Possibilities 2: USM Book Arts

Click Here to see the KCC'83 CBA Crit Group Exhibition

Virtual Exhibition at the Portland Public Library


Click Here to see more images from Remarkable Maine Women,

a collaborative Artists' Book by the KCC’83 CBA Crit group

Remarkable Maine Woemn 

Image Above: KCC’83 CBA Crit group collaborative book, Remarkable Maine Women, 2019


June-August 2021

Angel Simoneau '17

Angel Simoneay Books 

Image Above: Artist Book and Drawings by Angel Simoneau




For more information, please contact:

Annie Lee-Zimerle, Program Coordinator

(207) 228-8014 or aemin.leezimerle@maine.edu



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