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1890 Bryant Street, #308
San Francisco, CA 94110

Artist Books are a wonderfully diverse genre and my work is much the same. I'm fascinated by structures and boxes, both traditional and invented. Most of the books included here have some unique sculptural or spacial element to them.

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NEWS & EXHIBITIONS

Marin MOCA 9th Annual Altered Book Exhibit

Rhiannon Alpers

MARIN MOCA 9TH ANNUAL ALTERED BOOK EXHIBIT

April 28, 2018 - June 2, 2018

The book becomes art at MarinMOCA’s 9th Annual Altered Book Exhibit and Fundraiser. Marin’s most popular art show features 150 original book art objects, created by artists who combine provocative messages with inventive technique. Fans and art collectors will see an innovative display of Altered Books. Mary Austin, Co-Founder of the San Francisco Center for the Book, chose the award-winners from 150 outstanding pieces. The artworks are eagerly sought by book art aficionados, who return year after year to see the show.

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SEAGER GRAY GALLERY // The Art of the Book

Rhiannon Alpers

SEAGER GRAY GALLERY // THE ART OF THE BOOK

May 1 - May 31, 2018

Seager Gray Gallery presents The Art of the Book, 2018. This signature show for the gallery is in its 13th year and includes 42 works by 22 artists. The artists include Robert Adams, Rhiannon Alpers, Tor Archer, Doug Beube, Renee Bott, Valérie Buess, Sara Burgess, Macy Chadwick, Brian Dettmer, Casey Gardner, Jaz Graf, Andrew Hayes, Charles Hobson, Rodger Jacobsen, Lisa Kokin, Linda Mueller, Emily Payne, Brian Singer, Dolph Smith, Tamar Stone, Barbara Wildenboer and Audrey Wilson.

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Artists’ Book Cornucopia VIII // Abecedarian Gallery

Rhiannon Alpers

Eighth in a series of international exhibitions of contemporary artists’ book works, Artists’ Book Cornucopia VIII highlights the diversity of art and craft in the book arts genre. The exhibit includes work by 26 artists from throughout the United States.

The exhibit was curated by Alicia Bailey, Director Abecedarian Artists’ Books and juried by Cynthia Nourse-Thompson, Director of the graduate programs in Book Arts at the University of the Arts.

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Sonoma Arts Guild

Rhiannon Alpers

CELEBRATE !
August 31 – October 2, 2017

The Arts Guild of Sonoma
140 E. Napa Street

The Arts Guild of Sonoma continues its 40th year anniversary celebration as a nonprofit artists’ cooperative in the heart of Sonoma wine country. The Guild is hosting a reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2.

As part of the festivities, the Guild launched its first National Juried Competition. The jurors were Donna Seager and Suzanne Gray of Seager Gray Gallery. The Guild received responses from across the country, with a total of 370 pieces submitted for consideration.

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MUSUBU, A collaboration

Rhiannon Alpers

Japan, MUSUBU, Urawa.
Urawa Art Museum, Tokyo Bookbinding Club.
September, 2017

Musubu*: Joint Exhibition of Artist’s Books from Tokyo and the San Francisco Bay Area
*Musubu – to tie, to connect, to be bound (as in friendship)

Musubu is a cross-cultural joint exhibit of book arts pieces between the Tokyo Bookbinding Club and Book Artist in the San Francisco Bay Area. The exhibit’s intention is to raise awareness of the book arts traditions and innovations in both book arts communities with the goal of enriching and inspiring each, making connections and lasting ties.

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Hand Bookbinders of California Members' Exhibition (HBC45)

Rhiannon Alpers

Exhibition Dates: August 28 - December 8, 2017
Members Reception: Sunday, September 10, 2017  from 1 - 4 pm

The Annual Members Exhibition is honored to be running at the Mills College Special Collections.   The exhibition has a long tradition of showcasing it's members in a community supported setting. 

Gallery Talks with Signa Judy Houghteling, Thursdays, September 28 & October 26 at 10:30 am

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Women Rise

Rhiannon Alpers

January - February 2017
Sandy 23 Gallery
Portland, Oregon

http://23sandy.com/works/product-category/current/women-rise

Women Rise is curated collection of artist books at 23 Sandy Gallery featuring books that celebrate women and girls, or shed light on important women’s issues.

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Pressing Matters

Rhiannon Alpers

PRESSING MATTERS: PRINTMAKING & ARTISTS’ BOOKS
October 7–November 13, 2016
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s Gray Wing
Central Coast Printmakers’ juried exhibition

This inspiring exhibit will showcase twin disciplines of Fine Art Original Prints & Artist Books. Entrants from CA, OR & WA were challenged to include art reflecting contemporary issues using traditional printmaking processes. The resulting works are timely, thought-provoking & striking.

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In Remembrance: People, Times, & Places

Rhiannon Alpers

San Francisco Center for the Book
October 28, 2016 thru January 15, 2017.
CURATOR :: Lucy Childs

In Remembrance: People, Times, & Places shows the work of forty-nine artists from the United States, Canada, and Europe: artists’ books, photography, textiles, and sculpture. Some work is personal and honors the deceased.

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Hand Bookbinders of California Members Exhibition

Rhiannon Alpers

The San Francisco Public Library, the Skylight Gallery, Sixth Floor
100 Larkin Street; San Francisco, CA 94102
The exhibition runs from June 18 through September 3, 2016
OPENING RECEPTION - Saturday June 18th, 2016

This year’s members’ exhibition includes the work of over forty of its members and presents a wide variety of both traditional and innovative approaches to the concept, structure, and construction of the book. 

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Gallery Director Invitational

Rhiannon Alpers

Gallery Director Invitational
November 6 - December 19, 2015
Abecedarian Artists Books

Featuring works by Carole Kunstadt, Christina Amato, Heather Doyle-Maier, Macey Ley, Macy Chadwick, Mary Ellen Long, Rhiannan Alpers and Susan Carrie Drummond

7th Annual Altered Book & Book Arts Exhibition

Rhiannon Alpers

Marin Musuem of Contemporary Art
Exhibition Dates: April 23 - June 4
Rhiannon Alpers Guest Book Arts Talk: April 23, 4-5pm

This event supports the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art’s ongoing exhibitions and community programs. The Altered Book Show exemplifies Marin MOCA’s ongoing mission to connect art and artists with the greater community.

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The Art of the Book at Seager Gray Gallery

Claire Williams

The Art of the Book
From Seager Gray Gallery: "Tenth annual exhibition of handmade artist books, altered books and book-related materials. We are pleased this year to celebrate our tenth anniversary of the gallery’s annual “Art of the Book” show.  Our commitment to the book as a medium for art remains steadfast.

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AQUA Art Miami, Represented by Seager Gray Gallery, Miami, FL

Claire Williams

Aqua Art Miami announces its eleventh edition – its third since joining the Art Miami family of fairs. Aqua has consistently earned critical recognition for presenting vibrant and noteworthy international art programs with a particular interest in supporting young and established galleries with strong emerging and mid-career artists.

Aqua Art Miami continues this tradition established in 2005, attracting increasingly diverse and distinguished exhibitors while retaining the fair’s signature relaxed vibe and lively energy. Aqua’s unique environment – in a classic South Beach hotel with spacious exhibition rooms that open onto a breezy, intimate courtyard – has become a favorite gathering spot for collectors, curators and art lovers to discover fresh talent and acquire new works while exchanging cultural ideas and forming meaningful connections.

- See more at: http://www.aquaartmiami.com/#sthash.PXfqUINk.dpuf

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