Hands on Artists’ Books  with Alicia Bailey

Open House Featuring 40 Artist Books
August 21
3–5pm
Barbara Conrad Gallery
Light appetizers & wine for sale

Not sure what an artists’ book is? Come get a glimpse of the magic world of artists’ books with this traveling artists’ book show. Artworks realized in the form of a book, artists’ books are interactive, flexible, richly textured, come in all shapes and sizes, and are full of surprises. Bringing books from her own collection, or lent by the artists she represents, Alicia Bailey, owner of Abecedarian Gallery in Denver, will give the audience a chance to explore the genre with this drop-in display of books. All ages welcome. Come for as short or as long a visit as you want.

Artist Bio
Alicia is also a studio artist working across multiple disciplines, focusing on book arts and box works since the mid-nineties. She has worked as on independent curator, juror, workshop instructor, creative consultant, mentor and visiting artist throughout the United States for the past 30 years. Alicia is currently owner/director of Abecedarian Gallery, a Denver gallery with an ongoing focus on book arts and works on paper.