Special Collections at UWM Libraries

Clifton Meador, Spring 2007 Ettinger Book Artist Series

Clifton MeadorClifton Meador
Faculty Member, Columbia College Chicago,
Center for Book & Paper Arts

Tuesday, May 8 , 2007 at 7:00 pm
Special Collections
Fourth Floor, Golda Meir Library
2311 E. Hartford Ave.

Clifton  Meador offered a presentation on his artist’s books and the meaning of this work to his life and career.

Clifton Meador is a book artist, photographer, and educator.  He has produced over 30 artist’s books, many of which combine his writing, photography, and design.  He is known especially for his use of offset printing.  Before joining the faculty at the Center for Book & Paper Arts in 2005, Professor Meador was, since 1994, a professor of art at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where he was awarded a six-month Fulbright fellowship to work with advanced students and produce photographs in the Republic of Georgia.  He has received many other awards and fellowships, including two New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists Books and grants from the New York Council for the Arts, the Georgia Council for the Arts, and numerous other state and local agencies.  He was an Artist-in-Residence at the Glasgow School of Art in the spring of 1999 and has twice been a resident artist at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York. Meador was also director of the celebrated Nexus Press in Atlanta from 1985 to 1988.  He has exhibited widely and his work is held in collections all over the world.

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Co-sponsored by the UWM Libraries and the Ettinger Family Foundation