Leslie Smith makes drawings, prints, and books based on her interest in the mind, body, and the way we think about the self. She holds an MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book, and a master’s degree in Library Science....

I am currently working on a book that has yet to come completely together. I am thinking about Platonic Solids and (somehow related) the impulse to design an “ideal” in terms of city planning/architecture. In particular I am interested in the arrogance of this kind...

I am currently working on my next book project, "Terre Firma" (working title), the impetus of which began while I was in an artist residency in May, 2016 at the Tallgrass National Prairie Preserve in central Kansas. I received my undergraduate degree in the Flint Hills...

I collect printed matter from an assortment of environments during travel and with day to day activity. I was investigating how much printed matter surrounded my world was (inevitably) funneling into my brain, world, and perspectives on making. There is a copious amount of printed...

The Rhinoceros Project is a collaboration between Anne Beck and Michelle Wilson, exploring embroidery, sewing circles, and hand papermaking....

The idea for the book I am thinking about currently originated during my residency at the Women’s Studio Workshop. I was in the studio everyday during the winter of 2015, and there was snow everywhere. Everything was covered in it. Every few days, some of...

Red Butte Press announces Invisible Shores by Danielle Dubrasky, the fourth imprint of the Book Arts Program (BAP), a division of Special Collections at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah. BAP imprints are designed, printed, and bound in-house; they feature collaborations with University...

The Annotated Bibliography of Clearcutting is an ongoing interdisciplinary forest habitat and natural resource focused ecological database of worldwide clearcutting and deforestation. This compilation of user-submitted site photographs, GPS coordinates, satellite images, maps, and physical descriptions is available to researchers as a searchable database...

I am black but the book is not about being black. It is about me as a human being living in this time. We all live in history. The past is present. We all have a story. We all have worth....

Marnie Powers-Torrey holds an MFA in photography from the University of Utah and a BA in English and Philosophy from Boston College's Honors Program. She is the Managing Director of the Book Arts Program and Red Butte Press, Associate Librarian, and faculty mentor for minor...