UNSEEN - an International Juried Exhibition of Book Arts

August 11 — November 20, 2021

23 Sandy and form & concept have partnered to present an international juried exhibition of book arts shown at form & concept in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

AUGUST 11, 2021 - Exhibition opens at form & concept
AUGUST 13, 2021 5-7pm - Artist reception at form & concept
AUGUST 14, 2021 at 2pm - Curator's talk
OCTOBER 9, 2021 at 2pm - Artist talk with Laura Russell, 23 Sandy's founder, at form & concept. Awards are announced.
NOVEMBER 20, 2021 - exhibition closes

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About the Jurors

Barb Tetenbaum is an artist interested in the relationship between text and reader, searching for visual and material strategies to reveal this relationship. Her ideas find their home mostly within the form of the artist book, but also in 2d printed work, installations, a variety of time-art modes. A recent project, The Slow Read, simulcast Willa Cather’s novel My Ántonia in small daily increments to any reader around the globe. She has received career and project awards from the Oregon Arts Commission, Ford Family Foundation, Oregon Humanities Foundation and the Regional Arts and Culture Council among others. She has exhibited her work, lectured and taught around the US and abroad, including Mexico, Europe and China, is the recipient of two Fulbright Fellowships to teach in Leipzig, Germany and Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic. Currently she is a visiting professor at Reed College. For 25 years, Barb headed up the Book + Print Department at Oregon College of Art and Craft, which sadly closed its doors in May of 2019. BS (Fine Art), Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison. MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Jordan Eddy is the director of form & concept and Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, and cofounder of the project space No Land. As an arts journalist and critic, he has contributed to The Magazine, Santa Fe New Mexican, Santa Fe Reporter, Visual Art Source, New Mexico Magazine and other publications. Jordan is originally from Eugene, Oregon, and has lived in Santa Fe since 2012.

Erin Mickelson works under the imprint Broken Cloud Press. Her work includes artist books, printmaking, and new & mixed media. She earned her BFA with a concentration in book arts at Oregon College of Art & Craft, and holds a degree in graphic design as well. Erin includes both traditional techniques as well as digital & experimental processes in her work, which is held in various private and public collections—including the libraries of the Seattle Art Museum, Yale University, Reed College, Baylor University, and the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. Erin is also the owner and director of 23 Sandy Gallery.