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Pressing Matters | Vol 1 | Book Arts Exhibition Opening

September 11, 2023

Creating and engaging with handmade books and other printed media is an opportunity to slow down and connect to the present via more traditional technologies. In a contemporary world, this operates as a response to our increasingly digital age, where we are inundated with a never-ending desire for immediacy. Presenting a variety of art forms that fall under the vast umbrella of Book Arts, this experience surveys the rich collaborative history of the UNO Book Arts program and introduces its future through an evocative compilation of works by several students, faculty, and local book arts professionals.Pressing Matters | Vol. 1 offers a peek into the vast world of Book Arts while offering QR codes for further research. Visitors are presented with a variety of art forms that fall under the umbrella of “book arts” including artists’ books, altered books, fine press books, sculptural book forms, zines, letterpress, broadsides, and interactive installation. This experience also surveys the rich collaborative history of the UNO Book Arts program.Featured artists include Denise Brady, Laura Capp, Harry Duncan, AB Gorham, Chelsea Herman, Karen Kunc, Kyle Nobles, Bonnie O’Connell, and Neil Shaver.Curated by Patricia Davis, Curator and Manager of UNO Gallery & Collections in collaboration with guest curators Kyle Nobles and Parker Herout.Pressing Matters | Vol. 1 also launches a new exhibition series titled CONTINUUM. This series will utilize the gallery to bridge community and classroom while highlighting the creative problem-solving, collaboration, andinnovation that lies at the heart of the School of the Arts at UNO.September 1 to October 27, 2023


UNO Art Gallery
Weber Fine Arts Building, 6505 University Dr S
Omaha, NE 68182 United States
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(402) 554-3857
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UNO College of Communications, Fine Arts and Media
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