Rhiannon Alpers, has an MFA in Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago and a BA in Book Arts from UC Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies. She is a papermaker, letterpress printer and book artist. She has taught academic courses at San Francisco Art Institute, California College of the Arts (San Francisco) University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, Dominican University (San Rafael) , Academy of Art University, Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz, Columbia College Chicago, Santa Reparata School of Art in Florence, Italy. She has taught workshops for Penland School of Crafts, Book Arts LA, San Diego Book Arts, Contemporary Jewish Museum, Kala Printmaking Institute, Center for Book and Paper in Chicago, and at her own studio in the Mission District.
Previously Rhiannon worked as the Head of Studio Operations and was the Production Coordinator for the Imprint Publications for San Francisco Center for the Book. She was also the Studio Technician at Columbia College's Center for Book and Paper program before moving to San Francisco. She has apprenticed/interned at Turkey Press in Santa Barbara, Larksparrow Press in Evanston, and worked as a production bookbinder for the Paper Source Bindery in Chicago.
She has exhibited nationally, and her edition and one of a kind artist books are produced under the Gazelle and Goat Press imprint. Gazelle and Goat is a letterpress and bookbinding studio located in the Mission district of San Francisco. Please visit the website www.gazelleandgoat.com to learn more about her commercial productions.
In 2015 she received the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts Jurors' Recognition of Merit for her edition, Remnants, which was exhibited at the CODEX International Book Fair and other galleries nationwide.
To see more artwork or to make a purchase you can visit these gallerieswhich represent the work of Rhiannon Alpers and Gazelle and Goat.
Seager Gray Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery in Mill Valley, CA near San Francisco exhibiting painting, sculpture, works on paper and artists' books.
Representing artists working in the book arts genre through curated exhibitions, sales to private and public collections, publication of artists’ book reviews, print and online catalogs and an online store front.
For 40 years, specializing in Books about Books, Private Press, Pre-Raphaelites, William Morris & the Kelmscott Press and Fine Literature.
23 Sandy is an online gallery featuring unique and limited edition artist books by a talented roster of artists from around the world.
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Gazelle and Goat Press
1890 Bryant Street
Mission District, CA, 94110