Call for Entries

It’s Alive!: Frankenstein, 200 Years

Call for Entries – Book Arts + Print Exhibition


Call is now CLOSED.

An Artist Book + Print Exhibition

On view through October 27, 2018

Book artists and printmakers from across the US and abroad offer artistic interpretations of the story of Frankenstein. Gallery exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley wrote her novel, Frankenstein, in response to a challenge Lord Byron presented to his friends during a long summer expedition. Just a teenager, she created a creature complex and frightening, clandestinely cobbled and sewn together that awakened not one sentiment but a complex synthesis of awe, terror, compassion and grief. Her timeless story, both horrible and heartbreaking, is as fresh today as it was 200 years ago. Over the years and especially the last hundred years, the many faces / facets of Frankenstein and his Monster have shattered and taken on additional meaning. Perhaps the first work of science fiction, the novel stirs critical thinking on nature, humanity, evolution, creative genius and character, science and technology.

The Closing Party has been cancelled.The exhibition will hang through October 27. Be sure to visit us for the opening of the Wood Engraver’s Network Triennial, an exhibition of work by wood engravers from around the world on Thursday, November 1 5:30-7:30pm

Online gallery of work entered in the It’s Alive! show is viewable through this link:

CALENDAR – list of important dates

Pick-up or Return Shipping                                                            November 2, 2018