|2010 FLORIDA ARTISTS' BOOK PRIZE|
Broward County Library's Bienes Museum of the Modern Book , The Dianne and Michael Bienes Special Collections and Rare Book Library, and the Florida Center for the Book are pleased to present the fourteenth annual Florida Artists’ Book Prize exhibition.
The prize-winning Artists’ Book becomes the property of the Bienes Museum.
Selected entries will be on exhibition at the Bienes Museum until June 17, 2011. Participating artists will be notified if their entry was selected for exhibition or not.
Artists agree to give Broward County Library and participating media permission to the pictures of all the entries and permission to include select images with press releases and feature articles.
The Florida Artists’ Book Prize was jointly established in 1997 by Broward County Libraries Division’s Bienes Museum of the Modern Book and the Florida Center for the Book. Serving on the jury this fourteenth year of the competition were:
Wendy Blazier, Senior Curator, Boca Raton Museum of Art (Boca Raton, FL); John Cutrone, Director, Jaffe Center for Book Arts (Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL); Cristina Favretto, Head of Special Collections, University of Miami (Coral Gables, Florida); Jean Trebbi, retired director of the Florida Center for the Book (Fort Lauderdale, FL); and Krystyna Wasserman, Curator of Book Arts, National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C). Serving as facilitators were Debbie Llenza, librarian of the Bienes Museum of the Modern Book (Fort Lauderdale, FL); and Tara Zimmermann, program coordinator of the Florida Center for the Book (Fort Lauderdale, FL).
This year’s prize of $2,000 was awarded to Holly Hanessian for her book: “Blood and Taste".” Thirty-one other artists’ books were entered in the competition by twenty-four different Florida artists. All of the books selected for the exhibition are shown here in their entirety.
Bienes Museum of the Modern Book
Click here to browse the Bienes Museum’s 2010 Florida Artists' Book Prize Exhibition collection online.
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