Artist Books

An inventory of the artist books I’ve created:

KnownUnknown. Limited edition letterpress artist’s book. Robinson, Texas: BlackHare Studio, 2015.

All copies of the edition (8) held in the following special collections:

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Herron Art Library
University of Washington Suzzallo and Allen Libraries Special Collections
University of Louisville Art Library Rare Books Collection
• Private Collection, Seattle, Washington
University of Puget Sound Library Archives and Special Collections
University of California San Diego Special Collections
University of Connecticut Dodd Research Center Special Collections
Baylor University Special Collections

We Are Writing These Things. Limited and variable edition artist’s books. Woodway Texas: Art of Letters Studio, 2018.

The variable edition of We Are Writing These Things appears in collections of
University of Rochester’s Art and Music Library
Virginia Commonwealth University’s James Branch Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives
University of Arkansas’ University Libraries Special Collections

Tabula Rasa (2020). One-of-a-kind artist’s book. Woodway, Texas: Art of Letters Studio, 2020.

A Clean Sheet of Parchment. Variable edition artist’s book. Woodway, Texas: Art of Letters Studio, 2020.

Tabula Rasa. One-of-a-kind artist’s book. Woodway, Texas: Art of Letters Studio, 2018

Mysterion. One-of-a-kind artist’s book. Woodway, Texas: Art of Letters Studio, 2017.

Opera Verbis: Artist Book Exhibition (Denver, CO)

Delighted to have one of my recent artist’s books selected for the Opera Verbis exhibition in Denver, Colorado.

A Clean Sheet of Parchment (2020), variable-edition artist’s book (4.5 in x 3 in x 0.125 in.)

This simple, single-sheet book uses stark contrasts of white ink on black paper and the bold marks of the ruling pen and with quieter voice of pointed pen to focus on a fragment of the larger Henry Martin quote explored in Tabula Rasa (2018) and Tabula Rasa (2020). “Perhaps someday, humanity can start afresh, a new world, a tabula rasa, when all humanity becomes a clean sheet of parchment . . . .”

Opera Verbis will be on view in the Gates Reading Room Gallery, Denver Public Library, Central Branch, Denver, Colorado, July – December 2020.

Artist’s book accepted to juried gallery exhibition

I’m excited to share with you all that my artist’s book _We Are Writing These Things_ has been selected for a juried gallery exhibition at Galaudet Gallery (Chicago and Eau Claire, Wisconsin). The show is called Sense of Place: HERE and will run from 1 June to 25 September 2018. Over 650 artworks from over 250 artists were submitted for this show, so i’m thrilled to have been accepted.

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LibCal MyScheduler template

The “schedule an appointment with me” link in my ResearchGuides and email sig files point to this landing page:
which includes this appointment page:

I love this tool because it sends a confirmation to the person scheduling an appointment,as well as a reminder, and convenient way to cancel and release the appointment if needed.

Baylor’s Research & Engagement group is using an automated follow up message after the appointment:


Thanks for attending the appointment on {{START_TIME}}, {{DATE}}.
Please take just a second to give us some feedback on your appoint:
If you have any further questions, please let me know.

Thank you!

The follow up survey looks like this:

wonderful interview with an artist and letterpress printer

One of my favorite quotes from this interview:

“One does not master skills. Skills allow one to interpret the world. There is an energy that flows throughout life, and skills help you understand that energy. So, I have no desire to master anything. I wish to experience it with wonder.” -Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.

Baylor Department of Art Photography Print and Portfolio Sale

reposting for my friends in the art deparment!


2015printsaleWhen: Monday, December 7, 2015 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Hooper Schaefer Student Lounge
Come check out the latest work created by Baylor University photography students. Come join us for creative art, stimulating conversation, and good food. All prints are available for purchase. The event is free and the experience priceless.