MCBA Prize Reveal & Live Artist Talk


Friday, October 23   
•   7pm   •   Virtual

 

 

FIND OUT WHO WON THE MCBA PRIZE—LIVE!

Join our international book arts community as we explore the exquisitely crafted, thought-provoking work of this year’s five finalists—and witness the winner of the 2020 MCBA Prize announced live! 

ABOUT THE MCBA PRIZE

Established in 2009, The MCBA Prize is an international artist’s book award that honors excellence in new work from across the sweeping spectrum of book art. This year, we received 158 submissions from 18 countries, from Korea to Portugal!

HEAR FROM THE WINNER

After the big announcement, you’ll have a front-row seat for an artist conversation between Juror Betty Bright and the newly-revealed winner. Take advantage of our live Q&A and ask the featured speakers a question! 

CELEBRATE MCBA’S 35TH ANNIVERSARY

A writer, curator, and historian, Betty Bright also holds a special place in MCBA’s history­—she’s one of our founders! Toast to our 35th anniversary with a special cocktail—details below!

LETTERPRESS GOODIES!

Attendance is free, but if you register by Monday, October 12 and contribute $20 or more*, you’ll receive our Prize Party Kit in the mail, including:

  •  Letterpress-printed cocktail/mocktail recipe
  • Limited edition letterpress-printed pennant
  • Other fun surprises!

 *U.S. attendees only

Attendees who contribute $10 or more will receive a digital Prize Party Kit, which contains a downloadable version of our cocktail/mocktail recipe and celebratory pennant! Available for U.S. and international attendees.  

 GET TO KNOW THE FINALISTS

Among differences in intention, content, materials, and execution, Betty Bright writes, “A closer look at the five works provides perspective on who we are and where we are heading . . . What all of the works share is an authentic voice.” 

VOTE HERE for the PEOPLE’S BOOK ART AWARD!

An International Artist's Book Award