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Using Book Art to Cultivate and Engage Library Supporters

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Artists' books appeal to a wide range of audiences and are an enticing attraction for library outreach. This session will focus specifically on tips and techniques for cultivating and engaging donors, administrators and other library supporters via interactions with book art and artists. Our guest presenters--a book artist and a book art gallery founder-- will discuss their experiences partnering with libraries to offer meaningful, exciting, hand-on events, in order to educate key stakeholders about book art and raise support for library collections.

Guest presenters:
Richard Minsky, Independent book artist, collector, curator (
Laura Russell, Founder, 23 Sandy Gallery ( 

Moderator: Teresa Burk, Head Librarian, SCAD Atlanta