The 23 Sandy Gallery Exhibition Archive 2007-2017


Over the first 10 exhilarating years of 23 Sandy Gallery, we organized 20 international, juried book art exhibitions. These shows featured unique and limited-edition artist books, broadsides, letterpress printing, calligraphy and more—really, any form of book and paper art. Each in-depth, themed exhibition presented 50 to 75 works by up to 60 artists from across United States and from as far away as Japan, Germany, England, Argentina, Australia and all points in between. Most of the shows were juried by respected librarians and curators who always brought rigorous, thoughtful, intelligent consideration to their selection of works to include in the exhibition.

In what came to be an integral part of these exhibitions, we published full-color printed catalogs for 16 of those 20 juried shows. The 23 Sandy Gallery Exhibition Archive 2007-2017 is a boxed set of all 16 juried book art exhibition print catalogs presented in a custom acrylic box. The set also includes a four-panel brochure listing all 93 exhibitions presented in the gallery over those first 10 amazing years. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. Catalogs are printed and boxes are made on demand.

Artist Bio

23 Sandy Gallery is a fine art gallery in Portland, Oregon focused on book and paper art. Opened in 2007, the gallery is owned by Laura Russell, a book artist and photographer, who travels several times a year to spread the gospel of book arts.  After 10 years exhibiting book and paper art in our sweet little gallery in Portland, 23 Sandy is now an online gallery featuring unique and limited edition artist books by a talented roster of artists from around the world.