ECA Artists Book Maker Residency Bursary 2014 award winner announced
ECA Library is pleased to announce that Julie Johnstone has been chosen as the successful recipient of the ECA Artists Book Maker Residency Bursary 2014. Julie will take up the Residency in May, based in ECA Library, Evolution House.Julie is an established book artist and editor of the Essence Press. Her work is held in collections at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, the Tate, the V&A, and elsewhere, and she appears regularly at artists book fairs, and is experienced in the curation of exhibitions.
Julie has proposed a discussion group / reading group format as part of her residency as well as being keen to curate a display of the works held in the ECA Library artists’ books collection that she finds most inspiring. The new book work that she makes as the focus of the Residency will be accessioned into the Library’s permanent collection of artists’ books.
It is intended that this Residency opportunity becomes an annual feature at ECA Library, and anyone who applied this year would be eligible to apply again in future years. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all applicants for the time they took to apply for this award.