Archives Display in the H.R. Stewart Exhibition Room

Archives & Special Collections at the Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick is pleased to announce the arrival of “Art of the Book 2013”, a juried travelling exhibition of the book arts celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG). The Harriet Irving Library is the only venue east of Toronto hosting the exhibit.

This exhibit, comprised of 65 works by Canadian and American book artists, includes a variety of work reflecting the distinct but overlapping elements of the book arts: livre d’artiste (artists’ books); fine binding; fine printing; box-making; paper decorating; papermaking; and calligraphy. The prize winning title “Doomsday Sanctuarium” by UNB Alumna Barbara Clark Helander (B.Ed. 1980) is included in the display.

“Art of the Book 2013” can be viewed Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the H.R. Stewart Exhibition Room, 5th floor, Harriet Irving Library (UNB Fredericton) and will continue until 29 May 2015.

For more information contact Patti Auld Johnson, Archives & Special Collections, at 458-7524 or

Further information on CBBAG can found at: //