Visiting Artist Tim Barrett Lecture, Wednesday, April 6th at 6:30pm

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.