2022 MCBA Prize Juror Bio

Megan N. Liberty

Megan N. Liberty is an arts writer and editor in Brooklyn who writes about artists’ books, ephemera, and archives. She is the Art Books section editor at the Brooklyn Rail and co-founder of Book Art Review. Her writing appears in Hyperallergic, ArtReview, Artforum, art-agenda, Art in America, Frieze, and elsewhere. She has led and participated in public conversations on artist’s publishing with the Brooklyn Rail, Printed Matter’s Contemporary Artist Book Conference, Hill Art Foundation, and has been invited to speak to undergraduate and graduate classes at Boston University, Mills College, New School, and SMFA Tufts. She was a 2019-20 AICA/USA and Creative Capital/The Andy Warhol Foundation’s Arts Writing Workshop participant and has an MA in Art History, with distinction, from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, and a BA in English from Dickinson College, PA.

Currently she is curating a historical exhibition of artists’ books, Craft & Conceptual Art: Reshaping the Legacy of Artists’ Books, which will be accompanied by a fully illustrated scholarly catalogue, and will open at Center for Book Arts in 2022 and travel to San Francisco Center for the Book and Minnesota Center for Book Arts.

An International Artist's Book Award