Book Arts Program
Part of the J. Willard Marriott Library since 1995, the Book Arts Program champions wide-ranging explorations of the book. In our fully equipped studio, bookbinders, printers, and book artists utilize type, letterpress, photo engravings and bookbinding equipment as they combine traditional techniques with modern aesthetics and technology.
The Book Arts Program promotes involvement with the art of the book by facilitating:
- Academic designations of Minor and Certificate in Book Arts and MFA in Creative Writing & Book Arts which are supported by classes exploring letterpress printing, bookbinding, artists' books, and typography
- Community Programming for adults and the K-12 community of learners and educators
- Exhibitions that celebrate and explore both the traditional and innovative arts of the book
- Studio access for those who have completed foundation courses
The Book Arts Program, Special Collections, and the Marriott Library wish to recognize the generous support of The Castle Foundation, The Lawrence T. Dee and Janet T. Dee Foundation, The Marriner S. Eccles Foundation, and The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation.
Spring 2021 Open Studio Hours
January 21–May 5
Studio use is limited to students who are currently enrolled in a book arts course. Book Arts Students must schedule work time through the library scheduling system.
Book Arts Classroom Workspace & Equipment
Type Shop Workspace & Equipment
Letterpress Workspace & Equipment
*The studio will be open during the circuit breaker, from 10am–6pm, Monday–Friday, March 1–12*