Artist Books from the Women's Studio Workshop

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This online exhibition is a gathering place for collections of artists' books from the Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library (AAEL) Special Collections. The artists' books exhibitions are created to provide users with alternative ways to experience the artists' books collection as well as to showcase the variety and depth of the materials.

You are welcome to browse the artists' books in the AAEL Special Collections through the online database.

The artist books are a non-circulating collection. Researchers and University of Michigan community members are invited to view the collection by making an appointment with Annette Haines, Art Librarian.

The online exhibitions are created and maintained by the University Library Associates at the Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library.

Rights and Permission Statement

Unless indicated, the book artist holds the copyright for these objects. The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes.  If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission or licenses for uses that exceed this license, unless fair use or other exceptions apply to your intended use. Questions or concerns should be directed to Annette Haines at

Curated by Sara DeWaay. Sara is a University Library Associate at the Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library. She is also a student in the University of Michigan School of Information where she is dual specializing in Archives & Records Management and Library & Information Science.

Women's Studio Workshop

This exhibition was created to pull together the work of artists who created artist books through the Women's Studio Workshop. The items in this collection vary widely and deal with a number of topics. More Women's Studio Workshop books can be found in the Art, Architecture, and Engineering Special Collections database.

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