Posts tagged "Images"
Featuring: Laura Guerin

Featuring: Laura Guerin

I am so pleased to introduce Laura Guerin to the LAIP community today. I first ran across Laura’s delightfully frenetic illustrations on Etsy, and they’re a treat.  So too is her vision of the ideal library– and her perspective on how the experience of handling artist’s books and seeing their work as they intended can deepen the...
Minneapolis Central Library's picture files, where past & present coexist

Minneapolis Central Library’s picture files, where past & present coexist

by Andy Sturdevant.  Originally published on August 1, 2012 in the MinnPost weekly arts column, The Stroll and re-posted on the Library as Incubator Project on August 16th, 2012. Up on the third floor of the Minneapolis Central Library, past the racks of CDs and near the drawers of sheet music, there are several rows of...
Featuring: Jessica Rosner

Featuring: Jessica Rosner

Book pages as canvases, inspiring stories, and a massive installation of rubber gloves.  Today’s featured artist is a wealth of library-incubated awesomeness– read on to learn more about Jessica’s transformative experience with Ulysses and her favorite libraries.  Enjoy! ~Erinn Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Tell us about your artistic practice in general– what is your training,...
Art Meets Science at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

Art Meets Science at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

Our first post about the art exhibits hosted at Mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library was such a success, we thought it would be fun to turn it into a series.  Good thing our writer-in-the-field for New York was up to the task!  Rebecca Rubenstein returns to the site today to share more...
Orphan Photos to Inspire the Arts

Orphan Photos to Inspire the Arts

On the heels of the success of Ransom Riggs’ YA novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, lots of people are interested in old photographs. Our friend Melissa Mannon– the mastermind behind the Archives Info blog– shares her perspective on orphan images as an important inspiration point for writers and artists that librarians and archivists...
Out of the Archives: Featuring Anja Sieger

Out of the Archives: Featuring Anja Sieger

This feature originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project on October 05, 2012.  Anja Sieger, a Milwaukee-based artist who works in multiple art forms including cut paper, graced us with this lively interview. We loved her so much that we asked her to write a series for us: Libraries Fuel Creativity, Everyone is a Library of...
The Art, Music & Recreation Center at San Francisco Public Library

The Art, Music & Recreation Center at San Francisco Public Library

On the fourth floor of the Main San Francisco Public Library you can find the Art, Music & Recreation Center, which houses  special collections in many areas of art.There is a Bay Area Musicians and Performing Artists File, which contains a variety of information on performing artists from the late 1960s to present: newspaper clippings,...
Art at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

Art at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

by Rebecca Rubenstein Arezoo Moseni is Senior Art Librarian at the Mid-Manhattan Library, and her enthusiasm for art in the library is contagious. She curates the series of exhibitions that take place in the library, including Art in the Windows, Art in the Corner Room, and Art Wall on Third, and will launch a new series...
Featuring: Elizabeth Stettler

Featuring: Elizabeth Stettler

Today, we’re delighted to share this interview with Elizabeth Stettler, who is one of the many librarian/artists we’ve met through the Project.  Her lovely woodblock prints caught my eye, but her vision for the idea library–a place where the entire genesis of an artwork is accessible– caught and held my imagination.  Enjoy! ~Erinn Library as...
Featuring: Vickie Moore

Featuring: Vickie Moore

Today’s feature is a real treat– re-purposed library catalog cards turned into topical works of art! Artist Vickie Moore lets each card’s topic inform her illustration, and she’s always looking for more. Check the links below to find out how to send her your cast-off cards & give them new life! ~Erinn Library as Incubator...
The Past and Future of Paper: A Multi-Library Exhibit

The Past and Future of Paper: A Multi-Library Exhibit

Caelin Ross returns to the site today with a look at a unique multi-library exhibit at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which celebrates Wisconsin’s unique role in the history of papermaking and the wonderful tradition of book art in the area.  Enjoy. ~Erinn by Caelin Ross We handle paper every day and hoped that the exhibit...
Out of the Archives: Recology's "Art in the Dump" Exhibition at the University of San Francisco's Gleeson Library

Out of the Archives: Recology’s “Art in the Dump” Exhibition at the University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library

This article originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project on May 24, 2012. We’re excited to feature this partnership between an academic library and the innovative Recology Artist-in-Residence program. Many thanks to Shawn Calhoun, Head of Access Services, Library Outreach, and Assessment at the University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library, for sharing this wonderful project....