2000 Florida Artists' Book Prize Exhibit

Feb. 15-March 19, 2001

2000 Winner

#1
McKinney, Thery
A to Z: 26 ways to art

Ft. Lauderdale, FL ; 2000.
[31] leaves ; 17 x 22.5 x 6 cm.

[Artist statement: leaf [27] – Notes on Materials and Techniques: leaves [28-31]. – “ Hand-bound in bookcloth with accordion- style spine. Ribbons allow book to open 2 ways for display.” – Note supplied by artist. – “This limited edition was produced using an assortment of fine papers including Arches, Somerset, Saunders, and Japanese rice papers. The hand-marbled papers were especially created by the artist/author. Each alphabetic letter utilized additional materials and papers. Type was computer generated; the style is Times New Roman in 10 point text. This book is one of five in edition produced in the year 2000” – Colophon]

McKinney, Thery. A to Z: 26 ways to art.

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Joseph Albers art Pablo Picasso art Larry Zox art
Joseph Albers Pablo Picasso Larry Zox

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#2
Binder, Andrew
A heart’s desire

Ft. Lauderdale; 2000.
1 v. (unpaged) [i.e., 1 large box, 12 smaller boxes, folder containing [8] bound leaves; tissue paper] ; 44.5 x 37 x 8.5 cm.

[Cathedral-shaped paper-covered box with image on cover. Twelve smaller wooden boxes inside containing various found objects with images on front and back of smaller boxes. – Ink jet prints with found objects. – ... “To create this book, I solicited a friend’s favorite objects... It is meant to be a synthesis of a book, a love letter, a candy box, a jigsaw puzzle, a specimen case, and a jewelry box. ... I ... plan to make a companion book/box showing a male perspective to the heart’s desire, and collect them both together into a meta or über box set.” – Preface. – #1 of 3, signed by the artist – Colophon with self-portrait]

#3
Binder, Andrew
Kandinsky Klines

Ft. Lauderdale; 2000.
[10] p. ; 10 x 7 x 1.5 cm.

[Ink jet illustrations bound with string. – Edition of 3]

#4
Brant, Pip
Big city care of your chicken

Hollywood, FL; 2000. – (Book 5)
[28] p. ; 10.5 x 23 x 1 cm.

[In box with band. Text, bound with string, also includes band. – “Book 5 was originally written in the Winter of 2000. Text was formatted on Photoshop on a G3 Macintosh. The paper, Arches 200, is painted and stamped. This book is dedicated to “Chicken” who delighted us all until a large predator made her disappear on the night of December 19, 2000. Big city care for your chicken did not count on the needs of wildlife that still live amongst us. Pip Brant, December, 2000.” – Colophon. – Edition of 4]

#5
Brant, Pip
Marisleysis Opera

Hollywood, FL; 2000.
1 v. (unpaged) ; 41 x 35.5 x 5 cm., in box: 43 x 37 x 5 cm.

[Tunnel book in puppet stage format with band, in wooden box. – “Ragboard, transparencies, acrylic paint, inkjet photo paper, Rives lightweight paper. 3 in edition. Handmade stamps, 16" x 11 7/8". Book covers the various rumors and roles played by Marisleysis in Elian affair.” – Note supplied by artist. – “Marisleysis Opera, Mac G3, Epson1520, January, 2001. #2 of 3, signed by the artist. – Colophon]

#6
Bronsteen, Ear
33 rules for success for artists in the contemporary art world

– [2nd ed.] – Boca Raton, FL; 2000.
1 v. (unpaged) ; 28.5 x 25 x 3.5 cm.

[Spiral bound. – “My book, 33 rules for success for artists in the contemporary art world, is a work in progress. The first printing was completed in December 1988 and consisted of only 37 rules with an edition of 20. This edition is almost three times as large and consists of 100 rules. Almost all of the additional pages were written, photographed and printed in 2000, in an edition of five. During 2000, I started to scan the photographs into my Mac and to use Adobe Photoshop to print them and the accompanying text on my Epson 1270 printer. I wrote all the text and my wife, Judith, did the editing except for checking the speling. I took the photographs. Signed by the artist. – Note supplied by artist. – “The best is yet to come. [signed EB], December 28, 2000. – Epilogue. – Edition of 5]

#7
Chiarlone, Rosemarie
Hidden realities: Regis House

Miami Beach, FL; 2000.
[12] leaves; 30.5 x 24.5 x 3 cm.

[“This book is an outgrowth from the installation that was at Regis House, a community resource center for at-risk families and youth. ... Original photographic images (not of abused children, but images chosen for aesthetic reasons only) laser printed on transparencies ... excerpts of articles pertaining to abuse... laser printed on vellum, attached to the accordion folded Fabriano Murillo paper with grommets, bound in a wallet style hard cover with black Iris book cloth. Created by Rosemarie Chiarlone, New Forms Miami Grant Award recipient. Binding by Linda Rollins. Edition #1 of three” – Colophon]

#8
Esteves, Karen
The dream

Boca Raton, FL; 2000.
[15] p. ; 14.5 x 15 cm.

[“To my daughters, There have been some very special people that affected my perspective of life. The gifts they shared have remained with me. Their legacy is laughter and a gentle kindness. Nannie was one of them. She was 82 years old when she suffered a massive stroke that lasted twelve years. Uncle Manny was another. The story I’m about to share came to me in a very special way...” – 1st preliminary page. – Contains two pop-ups. – Signed by the artist. – Edition of 5]

#9
Gately, Eileen DeSanctis
Amazing world

North Miami Beach, FL; 2000.
[2 metal leaves], [1] sheet attached with red ribbon ; 12 x 7 x 5.5 cm.

[“Enamel on copper, repoussé, glass beads, copper wire. Poetry by Erin M. Gately. – Colophon. – Edition of 2]

#10
Gately, Eileen DeSanctis
Clouds

North Miami Beach, FL; 2000.
[2 metal leaves], [1] sheet attached with red ribbon ; 12 x 7 x 5.5 cm.

[“Enamel on copper, repoussé, silver foils, glass beads, copper wire. Poetry by Erin M. Gately. – Colophon. – Edition of 2]

#11
Granados, Carl (aka DeLaCube)
A soul’s road trip

Boca Raton, FL ; 2000.
[41] leaves (post cards) ; 13 x 19.5 x 5 cm.

[Cover title. – “The book is about a fictional “son” of mine who takes a road trip around the United States ... he decided to communicate with me via post cards he designs to express his search for himself . . .

The images ... are all mine. The cards were made by printing my images on archival watercolor paper. ... The binding design and materials were to my specifications but was handmade by a friend... Susan Lightcap. The binding ... is put together with Kettle and Coptic stitching. The cover was made with copper and leather.” – Note supplied by artist. – Edition of 3]

#12
Heft, Beth Gabrielle
Colored glass bottles and some flowers

Hollywood, FL ; 2000.
1 folded sheet ([8] double sided leaves) ; 23.5 x 23 x 2 cm.

[“... an accordion style book... The cover is divided into nine squares, each representing a page of the book, moving in clockwise direction. Each 8.5" square page, consists of a photograph of colored glass bottles surrounded by a print that either extends the edges of the photo or relates to and gives additional nuances to the image. The prints were created using handmade rubber stamps and simple embossing techniques. The back of the book, beginning with the “recycle/make/balance” symbol, tells about the history of bottles in relation to our environment .. The back of the book also includes a photo of myself and biographical information. – Note supplied by artist. – “Materials used... Neutral pH adhesive, Acid free rubber cement, Fabriano 110lb. Clasico water color paper, Acid-Free Binders Board .082 thickness, Archival Inks, Water color, Rubber stamps, 4" x 6" c-prints. – #1 of an edition of 5, signed and dated, 11/7/2000, by the artist. – Colophon]

#13
Jennings, Kathy
Walking in the light

/ written, designed and illustrated by Kathy Jennings.
Plantation, FL ; 2000.
[16] p. ; 17 x 21.5 x 2 cm.

[In black envelope. – “Cover: stained poplar wood and leather with shoe lace binding. Text: white vellum Bristol paper with main head (title) set in Birch. Body copy is Goudy Old Style.” – Note supplied by artist. – #1 of an edition of 8, signed by the artist. – Colophon]

#14
Johnson, Linda K.
The cup runneth over

/ written and designed by Linda K. Johnson.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL ; 2000.
1 box (6 small books) ; 12 x 11.5 x 5 cm.

[In box with miniature cup on top. – “... a humorous recounting of childhood memories. Six autobiographical stories that involve a cup of one sort or another, are presented in a set of six small books designed the size of coasters. – Note supplied by artist. – “This book set was printed on a Vandercook press from photopolymer plates at The Book Arts Program at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah. Cover is color copied. #1 of an edition of 25, signed by the artist. – Colophon]

#15
Johnson, Linda K.
An old lady who swallowed a worm and a few other critters

/ an old rhyme rewritten and designed by Linda K. Johnson.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL ;
1 v. (unpaged) ; 11 x 15 x .5 cm. (unopened)

[A tunnel book in clear plastic box. – “... an old rhyme which was been rewritten with a South Florida flavor. All of the plants and animals are indigenous to the Florida Everglades. The type on the cover is Mrs. Eaves Roman. Type on the side panels is Garamond Condensed. The illustrations were created using linoleum cuts, rubber and eraser stamps. They were enhanced with color pencils and digitally scanned. Printed on an inkjet printer on Neenah Classic Laid Cream. ... This is number 5 of an edition of 50, signed by the artist. – Colophon]

#16
Luna, Rowena
The Christmas trip: a photographic journal by El Lobo

Coral Gables, FL ; 2000.
[48] p. ; 28 x 37.5 x 3 cm.

[“Spiral bound scrap book & photo book. Canson acid free 80lb photo paper; color photography; color inkjet prints; transparent acid free photo corners; red ink pad. – #1 of an edition of 5. – Note supplied by artist]

#17
Maloney, Charlotte J.
[Homage to the cave artist]

Coconut Creek, FL ; 2000.
1 folded sheet ; 18 x 18 x 1.5 cm. (closed)

[“... a book, or 3-dimensional sculpture. It is made on heavy watercolor paper and painted with various mixed media.” – Note supplied by artist. – An edition of three?]

#18
Marcus, Marilyn
Guys n’ ties

Miami Beach, FL ; 2000.
[21] p. ; 29 x 22.5 x 1 cm.

[“This book was bound, written, [and] illustrated in pen and ink with photocopies of original tie designs by Marilyn Marcus... Miami Beach, Florida, December, 2000. #1 of an edition of 4" – Colophon]

#19
Meza, Alberto
Galileo’s theatrics

Miami, FL ; 2000.
[18] leaves ; 40 x 31 x cm.

[In fabric covered box with hand-made cast paper cover. – “Includes 11 etchings and 6 cast papers.” – Note supplied by artist. – 1 of an edition of 3]

#20
Polise, Eric
The twenty-three year human education project

/ written by Eric Polise.
Davie, FL ; 2000.
[103] p. ; 28 x 23.5 x 2 cm.

[Spiral bound. – “... book ... is an effort to provide others with a visual and written account of my twenty-three years as a human being. An attempt was made to view my living experience through the eyes of an objective outsider. During the process I aspired to determine the current location of my mind while connecting with others. I employed the use of a paint brush, photographic equipment and sophisticated machines of reproduction. The resulting edition size is two.” – Note supplied by artist]

#21
Pozo, Dominique
Waning pale

Miami, FL ; 2000.
1 folded sheet ([18] p.) ; 21 x 10.5 x 2.5 cm.

[“... created using recycled monoprints (by Dominique Pozo), beads, twine, bookboard, charcoal paper, rubber cement, & wheat paste. I made an edition of two for this contest. The text was inspired by a most delicious Brazilian fruit who’s small will stay with me always!” – Note supplied by artist]

#22
Prusa, Carol
Cuts, snarls and snags

Boca Raton, FL ; 2000.
1 v. (unpaged) ; 22 x 22 x 4.5 cm.

[Wool cover with human hair attached. – “... My work combines the traditional art forms of painting and sculpture and may involve performance or video. Each object form I make creates a feeling tone like a line in a poem and when I combine these forms, each line connects and I live the possibilities. It is a process I delight in. ...” – Note for the artist. – #1 of an edition of 5]

#23
Roth, S.
Rumblings

Lakeland, FL ; 2000.
1 v. (unpaged) ; 23.5 x 35 x 4 cm.

[“Materials used: oxidized copper cable, various sizes; rusted perforated steel; museum board, color copies of artist’s original photographs reassembled; commentary in graphite. – #1 of an edition of 3, signed by the artist (slight variations exists between copies due to natural irregularities such as rust.” – Note supplied by artist]

#24
Shapiro, Mimi
Dream sequence

Ft. Lauderdale, FL; 2000.
1 folded sheet ; 14 x 10.5 cm.

[“A wooden case holds a book in a unique fold. All of the drawings are mixed media collages, as part of a series that tells a dream story, an original poem. The book was composed on an Apple Powerbook G3, typeset in Bembo. Printed on an 11 x 17" paper and folded to fit in case.” – Note supplied by artist. – #3 of an edition of 10, signed by the artist]

#25
Stanley, Ruth Light
Solitude

Miami, FL; 2000.
[20] p.; 25.5 x 16 cm.

[An edition of 2]

#26
Talbot, Suza
Miami 2001

Miami, FL; 2000.
[6] leaves; 52 x 26.5 x 3 cm.

[Encaustic on paper. – Contents: Biscayne; Grove; Overtown; Haiti; Hialeah; Liberty. – 1 of an edition of 2]

#27
Todaro, Carol
Little Boy Blew II

/ text and images by Carol Todaro, with a quote from Emily Dickinson.
Miami Shores, FL; 2000.
[32] p.; 22.5 x 15.5 x 3 cm.

[“Printed on Arches Cover 270 gr. on an Epson inkjet printer with pigment inks. Inside pages, spine and edges are hand-painted with acrylic paint. – Note supplied by artist. – Edition of five with one artist’s proof]

#28
Todaro, Carol
Psychological primaries

Miami Shores, FL; 2000.
[11] p.; 18 x 12.5 cm.

[“...was designed, printed and bound by Carol Todaro. Found poem from the American Heritage Talking Dictionary. Printed on Arches Cover paper using an Epson Ink Jet printer and pigment inks. – Colophon. – [First printing, five copies], signed by the artist]

#29
Tomczak, Anna
Blue dresses, white lies

/ poetry by Silvia Curbelo; photographs by Anna Tomczak.
Lake Helen, FL; 2000.
[22] p.; 37 x 26.5 x 4.5 cm.

[“8 poems, 13 photographs. 21 pages and title page. All pages printed digitally on handmade “Zecchi” Italian 100% cotton paper. Book constructed by the artist with archival glue and waxed thread. Photographs reproduced digitally from original (unique) 20 x 24 Polacolor Image Transfers. Book originated from a collaboration between Anna & Silvia during January 2000 Seaside Institute residency. All pages hand waxed (w/frankincense melted in wax)” – Note supplied by artist. – Artist’s proof of Edition of 10]

#30
Urbanek, Susan M.
The annotated unreal life of Lolita Knight

/ by Susan M. Urbanek.
Oakland Park, FL; 2000.
xii, 69 p.; 23.5 x 22.5 x 3 cm.

[In moire covered box. – “A parody of popular novels – romance/thriller/ghost story/futuristic science fiction.” – Note supplied by artist. – “This edition was printed in Hoefler Text accompanied by Hoefler Text Ornaments. QuarkXPress 4 organized the work through the intervention of a G4 Macintosh computer. Through the courtesy of an Epson Stylus Photo 1200 Inkjet printer, Epson inks grace Wausau “Astroparche premium cover stock paper, creating pages laiden with text and images. The bookcover and reliquary are mixed media-moire fabric, metallic ribbon, heavy weight coldpress illustration board, binding bolts, and wood. There are ten books in this edition... – Colophon]

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