45th Susan Garretson Swartzburg ’60 Memorial Book Arts Lecturer: HR Buechler

March 20, 2018

W+W_Postcard_Front.inddThursday, April 19, 2018 – 5:30PM

Admission is FREE
Stratton Hall Auditorium
Wells College
Aurora-On-Cayuga NY

H.R. Buechler
W+W / Wires + Waves

HR will discuss her work related to the concurrent String Room Gallery Exhibit: W+W / Wires + Waves and her time as the 10th Victor Hammer Fellow at Wells.

Buechler is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and founder of OXBLOOD Publishing. She is the 2016-2018 Victor Hammer Fellow at the Wells College Book Arts Center in Aurora, NY, a 2016 recipient of the CBAA Project Assistance Grant, the 2015-2016 Windgate Resident for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, and former Print Production Fellow for the Journal of Artists’ Books (JAB). Her work can be found in numerous collections in the US and internationally, including the Yale University Library, Centre Pompidou of Paris, France, and the University of Regina Library in Regina, SK, Canada. She holds an M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago, and a B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

This lecture is the 45th in a series named for Susan Garretson Swartzburg. Working closely with Wells faculty and staff, Swartzburg helped to organize the press, bindery and other components that became Wells’ Book Arts Center. She served on the Book Arts Board and established a biannual book arts lecture series in memory of her father, developing contacts, raising funds, organizing events and finding speakers.

For more information, email bookartscenter@wells.edu

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