8th Collegiate Paper Art Triennial


8th Collegiate Paper Art Triennial Concludes Journey at Lyndon House Art Center

The 8th Collegiate Paper Art Triennial, an esteemed exhibition celebrating the pinnacle of student creativity in paper art, is set to conclude its nationwide journey at the Lyndon House Art Center in Athens, Georgia. The exhibition will be on view from October 10, 2023, to January 13, 2024, with a grand reception slated for Tuesday, October 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

From a nationwide pool of 340 artists and professors across 216 respected institutions, the Triennial received 138 exceptional artworks, highlighting the talents of 83 students from 17 prestigious colleges and universities.

Jurors Mina Takahashi (Editor, Hand Papermaking Magazine), Karen Kunc (Professor Emeritus, University of Nebraska-Lincoln), and Erin Zona (Artistic Director, Women's Studio Workshop) meticulously curated 40 outstanding pieces crafted by 36 students hailing from 11 distinguished institutions.

The exhibition's journey commenced at the Center for Visual Research Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Pennsylvania, captivating audiences from August 30 to October 14, 2022. It then moved to the Evanston Art Center from January 14 to February 19, 2023, where it was met with an impressive turnout of over 300 art aficionados during its debut. The Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland hosted the Triennial from June 23 to August 5.

More information about the selected exhibiting artists HERE  You may also download the exhibition PDF - HERE

Our esteemed sponsors, including the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Hand Papermaking Magazine, North American Hand Papermaker, Morgan Conservatory, and The Legacy Press, generously supported this monumental event with contributions such as free workshop participation, magazine subscriptions, student memberships, scholarships, and book gift certificates.

This year's showcased institutions, demonstrating unparalleled talent, include: 

• California College of the Arts 

• Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design 

• University of Iowa Center for the Book 

• University of Texas Austin • University of Wisconsin-Madison 

• University of the Arts 

• Rhode Island School of Art and Design 

• SUNY New Paltz 

• University of Georgia 

• Cedar Crest College 

• UMass Dartmouth

We invite art aficionados, critics, and enthusiasts to join us at Lyndon House Art Center and delve into the innovative expressions of the art world's emerging luminaries.

Learn more about the 8th Collegiate Paper Art Triennial at North American Hand Papermakers.

Meet the Jurors Mina
Meet the Jurors Karen
Meet the Jurors Erin