Our esteemed panel of jurors will award a cash award and/or a purchase prize to an exhibitor of their choice at the Preview Party on November 14, 2014.
Director of Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor, Northern Ireland
A visual artist living in Bangor Northern Ireland, Mr. Peters is currently Director of Seacourt Print Workshop. He has exhibited widely and his work is held in public collections including the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Trinity College, Dublin and the Hong Kong Open Print Studio.
Art and Art Historian Librarian at George Mason University
Jenna Rinalducci has been the Art and Art History Librarian at George Mason University for the last five years. Ms. Rinalducci holds master’s degrees in both art history and library science. Since her arrival at Mason she helped to create the library’s artist book collection after recognizing a curriculum-based need on campus. The library now has over 300 books, and the collection continues to grow.
Library Director, Decker Library, Maryland Institute College of Art
Tony White is Director of Decker Library and the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. He is a founding board member of the College Book Art Association, and he is a founder of the Contemporary Artist’s Books Conference held each fall in New York City since 2008. He has curated exhibitions at the Center for Book Arts, Yale University Library, Columbia College in Chicago, the Lilly Rare Book Library, and the Museum of Printing History, among others. And he is the first Field Editor for Artist’s Books and Books for Artists for the College Art Association’s online reviews journal. He lectures, gives presentations, and writes frequently. In 2014 he published two articles, one in Book 2.0, and the other in Art Documentation Journal. This fall he is teaching a studio class at MICA on artists’ books.
2012 Jury Awards
Robert McCamant—Jurors: Carol Beane and Michael Platt
Robin Price—Juror: Mark Dimunation
Lei Lei Guo—Juror: Krystyna Wasserman