Artists' Book Competition: 1999-2000

The 1999-2000 panel of jurors:

  • Dr. Kenneth Lavender, Curator of the UNT Rare Book Collection
  • Judy Youngblood, Artist, Printmaker, and former Professor at UNT
  • Paul Voertman, respected Denton businessman and long-time supporter of the arts

Winner: Generations

Artist: Teel Savage

The book is made from onion skin, flowers, and printed text that is adhered to handmade paper with wax coating. The “leaves” of book are circular in shape and bound with a single piece of twine that runs through the center of each leaf, creating a chain-like effect. It is housed in a circular hat box, decorated with handmade paper, flowers, and title, all adhered with wax coating.

Find Generations in the UNT Catalog.

Honorable Mention: The Thin Etched Line

Artist: Teel Savage

The volume is composed of fragments of intaglio prints of various styles and subjects, on which a single red line was added across every image. It is bound in white paper-covered boards with a red line, sewn Coptic style.

Find it in the The Thin Etched Line.

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