CBAA Event+Opportunities Calendar

This calendar includes CBAA Events+Opportunities, Other Events, Workshops, Calls for Entry, and Openings. To submit a listing to this page, please email public_relations@collegebookart.org. There is no charge for listings, which will be updated within a week of submission. If possible, please include a .jpg of a logo or image to be included in the listing.

Upcoming events

    • 27 Sep 2022
    • (EDT)
    • 13 Jan 2023
    • (EST)



    Submissions for PhotoBookWorks 2023 now open.


    This international, juried exhibition will be held March 2-26, 2023 at Spark North Gallery in Denver's thriving Santa Fe Art District. It is part of a statewide, bi-annual Month of Photography celebration.

    The deadline to submit is January 12, 2023. Selections will be made by Gregory Roybl, Curator, Special & Distinct Collections, University of Colorado Libraries and Alicia Bailey, Director, Abecedarian Artists’ Books.

    Eligible are any hand-crafted bookworks (editioned or unique) that feature photography as primarily element. Photographs may be digital but commercially printed works won’t be accepted into this show.

    Full details online, or you can email alicia@abecedariangallery.com for a PDF prospectus.

    • 10 Nov 2022
    • 01 Feb 2023



     2023 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CBAA MEMBER SUPPORT GRANTS

    In service to its mission to foster the development of book arts practice, teaching, scholarship, and criticism, the College Book Art Association invites members to submit proposals for Member Support Grants, which provide up to $500 in support of creative or scholarly practice. Proposals will be accepted through January 31, 2023.

    ELIGIBILITY
    • Current members of CBAA are eligible to apply for Member Support Grants, with the exception of current members of the Board of Directors and Awards Committee. 

    • The Awards Committee reserves the right to limit CBAA members to one award per year. 

    Member Categories:

    • Regular (includes members of Institutional Bundles, Patron, and Sustaining members) 

    • Student

    GRANT EXPENSES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH: • studio space/access • studio supplies (e.g. paper, type, ink, plates, cloth, board) • studio equipment (purchase or rental) • production costs (e.g. film or plate production, copy services, binding) • software or hardware required (e.g. design software updates, scanner, printer) • travel for research (e.g. airfare, lodging, local transportation) • travel for a collaborator to work in person • scholarly research (e.g. article access, copying, translation fees, postage)

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    Please gather the following materials and information in order to submit: 

    Statement of Need:
    In no more than one page, state why this funding is critical to your practice. Include a budget for how the funds will be used. 

    Evidence of Practice:
    Please upload an abbreviated CV and any additional supporting materials.


    GRANT REPORTING

    Within six months of receiving an award, grant recipients are requested to report on usage of grant funds for CBAA archiving and promotional purposes. Statements are comprised of a 200– to 500–word narrative and two to five high-quality digital images of work, work in progress, or an abstract.

    TO SUBMIT
    Visit https://cbaaregional.submittable.com/submit to submit a Member Support Grant proposal by the deadline of January 31, 2023.

    Please note that unfunded proposals are not carried over to the next year, but may be resubmitted. 

    NOTIFICATION
    The Awards Committee will notify applicants of the funding decisions in late February, 2023.

    CONTACT
    Please email awards@collegebookart.org with questions about eligibility or the application and evaluation processes.

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