Artists’ books exhibited at QCA Library


Artists’ books exhibited at QCA Library

The Artists’ Books Brisbane Event was held in July this year. As part of this event, the Queensland College of Art (QCA) Library exhibited books from the Centre for the Artist Book.

The Centre for the Artist Book is a collection of over 650 artists’ books, multiples, and ephemera by international and Australian artists held at grahame galleries + editions.

The opening of the exhibition was attended by approximately 60 international, interstate and local conference delegates, including curators and librarians from cultural institutions and universities, QCA staff, students, and artists.

Guests included German book artists, Ulrike Stoltz and Uta Schnieder, as well as the Journal of Artists’ Books, Editor, Brad Freeman.New England Art Museum, Director, Robert Heather officially opened the exhibition.

New England Art Museum, Director, Robert Heather officially opened the exhibition. He acknowledged grahame galleries + editions, founder, Noreen Grahame’s substantial contribution to the development of artists’ books practices, print culture and contemporary art in Australia.

A documentary video about Noreen Grahame and selected works from the exhibition is being produced by the Griffith Film School, Live Lab industry engagement program.

A bibliography and descriptive catalogue of the works were produced for the exhibition and are now available at QCA Library.



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