Artists' Book Award

Announcing the Brandeis University Library
Sponsored by the library as part of the
Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts, April 27-30, 2017

Celebrating the form of the book as a springboard for expression and ideas

springy book line art “An artist’s book is a medium of artistic expression that uses the
structure or function of ‘book’ as inspiration —
a work of art in book form.” 
— Smithsonian Libraries

Currently enrolled Brandeis students are invited to submit an artist’s book of their own creation to the Artists’ Book Award competition.

Registration Form Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017
Delivery of works will be by appointment on April 21 or 24

Entries will be judged on concept, design, originality, technical skill/craftsmanship, aesthetics, and use of materials.

Libraries and museums have many examples of artists’ books that can be viewed online. Visit the websites of these and other institutions: