UNT Libraries' books as art competition draws most entries since the contest began

Yuri Hiratsuka's accordian bookletThe UNT Libraries' Artists Book Competition and Biennial Exhibition, which will run through June 13 at Willis Library, attracted 36 entries -- the most since the first competition 12 years ago.

The first-place winners were a booklet accordion, pictured, from Yuri Hiratsuka, a professional artist in Oregon, and a limestone book from Kai Peter Martin, a graduate student in the painting and drawing program.

The Purchase Prize went to Heavens by Adam Rowlett, a graduate art student.

His book will be permanently displayed at the Judge Sarah T. Hughes Reading Room in Willis Library.



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