Sep 27, 2022 Book Arts Faculty Member Has Solo Exhibition at Finch Lane Gallery
The book is an invitational form—the opening of a proverbial “window” into another world, time or perspective. Yet engagement with the traditional codex is typically a private, contained affair: we hold the book (hand-sized, face-sized) and read silently, alone with the words in our minds. By altering the scale, format, and role of the reader, Tipps upsets expectations of the reading experience.”
Emily Tipps is Associate Librarian, Faculty Member and Program Manager at the Book Arts Program at the University of Utah. She teaches the art of papermaking, bookbinding, artists’ books to undergraduate, graduate and the community. She also operates High5 Press, which publishes innovative writing in limited edition artists’ books. She has a M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Colorado and a M.F.A. in Book Arts from the University of Alabama. Emily’s work is exhibited and held in collections nationally.