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Teen Program: Altered Book Art Workshop*

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Recycle a book and create beautiful art!

Karen Guancione, the longtime Artistic Director of The New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, will lead us in a workshop to create incredible altered book art. You can view some of her art here

Feel free to bring your own mementos, photos, buttons, books, pages, and anything that will enhance your altered book. We will also have plenty of materials available to work with. 

Grades 6-12. Registration is required – please sign up below or call 732-721-5600 x5028.

About Karen:  Karen Guancione has been awarded a Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Artists and
Communities Grant, four New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowships, a Ford
Foundation Grant, a Puffin Foundation Grant and an Arts and Culture Exhibition Grant
from the Nathan Cummings Foundation. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and is
in numerous public and private collections. Her interdisciplinary art includes large scale
installations, performance, sculpture, printmaking, papermaking, bookarts and video. She
has curated many exhibitions, is an adjunct professor of art at Middlesex College and has
been a visiting artist and lecturer at numerous schools and institutions in the United States
and abroad. For over two decades she has served as artistic director / guest curator of the
annual New Jersey Book Arts Symposium and Exhibition. She is the first time recipient
of the Erena Rae Award for Art and Social Justice and was recently awarded a grant from
Peters Valley School of Craft on behalf of The New Jersey Arts and Culture Renewal
Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation

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Date:
April 16
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Old Bridge Public Library
1 Old Bridge Plaza
Old Bridge, 08857
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732 721 5600 x5033

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