Visiting artist Tim Barrett will give a lecture an presentation at 6.30pm, on Wednesday, April 6th, Center for Book and Paper Arts, second floor, 1104 South Wabash Ave.
Timothy Barrett received a BA degree in Art Communications from Antioch College
in 1973. His career includes two years at Twinrocker Handmade Paper,
Inc. in Brookston, IN, two years under a Fulbright Fellowship studying papermaking
in Japan, and two years of part time study at Western Michigan University’s
Department of Paper Science and Engineering. His many years of research
on early European handmade papers have been funded by the NEA, the Kress
Foundation, the Institute for Museum and Library Services and as of 2009, a
MacArthur Fellowship. Barrett is author of two books, six videotapes and 25
articles on the history, technique and aesthetics of hand papermaking. Barrett
joined the University of Iowa Center for the Book as Paper Specialist in 1986
and served as director of the Center between 1996 and 2002.