Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Award-Winning Bowler Press

Well, it is immensely pleasant when other people find your work noteworthy. In March, Earnest earned a 2nd place finish in the Limited Editon category of the Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. Thank you judges. Needless to say, I have been over the moon. The press release is here.
Earnest is now on tour with the other winners, stopping at Tokyo, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Norwich, and points across Canada.
Currently, Earnest is exhibiting at the following locations:
  • Canadian Embassy (Norman Library), Tokyo, July
  • Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. John’s, to August
  • Bennett Library, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, July
  • Redpath Library, McGill University, MontrĂ©al, to August 15
  • Anna Leonowens Gallery, NS College of Art and Design, Halifax, to July 17
  • Vaughan Memorial Library, Acadia University, Wolfville, July 23 to mid-Aug
And soon, in these places:
  • Elizabeth Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, September 2010
  • McPherson Library, University of Victoria, September to October 2010
  • Natural Sciences Library, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, October
  • Frankfurt Book Fair, October 6 to 10, 2010
  • Norwich & Norfolk Millennium Library, Norwich, beginning October 6, 2010
  • Norwich University College of Arts, Norwich, beginning October 25, 2010
  • Royal Roads University Library, Victoria, November, 2010
  • FABS Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Jan 25 to Feb 19, 2011
  • H. Irving Library, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Feb to March 2011
  • Leipzig Book Fair, March 17 to 20, 2011
One further note on Earnest: look for an upcoming review by Crispin Elsted, of Barbarian Press, in the forthcoming Parenthesis 19 from the Fine Press Book Association.