• Elizabeth Boyne is a book artist based in Oakland, CA. In addition to creating artist books, installations, and broadsides, Elizabeth works as the special collections conservation technician at Stanford University Libraries. She is also a writer and educator and serves as the book review editor for Openings, a journal of critical theory on book art.

    RESIDENCIES
    2013–2016
    Kala Art Institute Artist-in-Residence

    EDUCATION
    2013
    MFA, Book Arts | University of Iowa Center for the Book

    EXHIBITIONS
    2017
    Musubu: Book Art Tokyo to California | Urawa Art Museum | Urawa, Japan

    2016
    Books and Mud: The Drowned Libraries of Florence | American Bookbinders Museum | San Francisco, CA
    The River: Memory and Metaphor on the Mississippi | Minnesota Center for Book Arts | Minneapolis, MN
    EXquisite: Subset Collective | E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore | Oakland, CA

    2015
    California Handmade: State of the Arts | Craft in America and the Maloof Foundation | Alta Loma, CA
    Invited by Julie Chen as a representative of book arts in this multidisciplinary exhibition.
    The Ideation Experience | Abcedarian Gallery | Denver, CO

    2014
    Outside the Margin | Pyramid Atlantic Art Center | Washington D.C.
    Doug Litts, head of the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library, juror.
    Hand Bookbinders of California 42nd Annual Members' Exhibition | San Francisco Center for the Book | San Francisco, CA
    Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition | Gallery 110 | Seattle, WA
    Catharina Manchanda, curator of modern and contemporary art, Seattle Art Museum, juror.
    The Printed Page | Abecedarian Gallery | Denver, CO.
    Aaron Cohick, Printer at the Colorado Press, and Jessy Randall, Curator of Special Collections at Colorado College, jurors.
    Present (ation) Public (ation) Install (ation) | J. Willard Marriott Library | University of Utah
    Betty Bright and Daniel Kelm, jurors.
    Peripheral Shifts | Quad Cities Art Center | Rock Island, IL

    2013
    Artist Annual | Kala Art Institute | Berkeley, CA
    Art of Letterpress II | Compound Gallery | Oakland, CA
    The Floating Library | Cedar Lake | Minneapolis, MN
    Stellar: Book Arts and the Cosmos | Minnesota Center for Book Arts | Minneapolis, MN.
    Codex International Book Fair | Richmond, CA

    2012
    Driftless and the Floodplain | Public Space One | Iowa City, IA.
    Book Project International: 15th Annual Artist’s Book Fair | Marseille, France.
    Colossal Paper | Morgan Conservatory | Cleveland, OH
    Seoul International Book Fair | Seoul, South Korea.
    Artbound 2012 | University of Florida Smathers Libraries.
    Sarah Bryant, juror.
    Unfolding Structure | Public Space One | Iowa City, IA
    Bibliotech | San Francisco Public Library | San Francisco, CA
    Emily McVarish and Ruth Rogers, jurors.
    Artist book Prairie Fire awarded out of a selection of national candidates.

    2011
    On and Of Paper | Springfield Art Association | Springfield, IL.
    Helen Hiebert, juror.
    Codex International Book Fair | University of California | Berkeley, CA
    UICB at 25: The Future of a Legacy | Main Library | University of Iowa
    Journaling through India | Kendall Gallery | University of Iowa

    COLLECTIONS
    Books held at the University of Iowa Special Collections; University of Florida Special Collections; Baylor University; the Read/Write Library, Chicago; and the Joan Flasch Artists Books Collection, SAIC