Aug 23rd 2019

The Evanston Art Center (EAC) is excited to welcome the public to our upcoming exhibition 8TH INTERNATIONAL ARTIST’S BOOK TRIENNIAL: MEMENTO MORI curated by Kestutis Vasiliunas, and showcasing the artwork of 56 artists from 20 countries. The 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial is a unique non-commercial cultural project, organized to promote artist’s books, creators of artist’s books from all over the world, and to connect galleries, publishers, editors and printers of fine art & limited editions, the greater general public, collectors and individual artists. It is an educational art project involving world-renowned artists to familiarize art teachers, students and general public with the interdisciplinary arts with the stunning variety of artistic disciplines in an artist’s book – and especially to stimulate creativity and love for books.

Kestutis Vasiliunas (1964) is a Lithuanian printmaker and graphic designer, and creator of artist’s books. He holds a teaching position in the Graphics Department at Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania.

Carola Willbrand, Germany; Lyn Ashby, Australia; Barbara Beisinghoff, Germany; Lene Bennike, Denmark; Gudrun Bialas, Germany; Catherine Bolle, Switzerland; Frances Breen, Australia; Diane Britt, U.S.A.; Andras Butak, Hungary; Loretta Cappanera, Italy; Gabby Cooksey, U.S.A.; Alessandra Donnarumma, Italy & Sascha Noatsch, Germany; Yuko Ebina, Japan; Magdalena Cordero Echeverria, Chile; Margot Fagan, Canada; David Faithfull, Scotland; Vittorio Fava, Italy; Mirabel Fitzgerald, Australia; Timothy Frerichs, U.S.A.; Roberto Gianinetti, Italy; Rene Haljasmae, Estonia; Nancy Hartt, U.S.A.; Toshihiro Hattori, Japan; Susanne Helwig, Denmark; Hisako Inui, Japan; Rasa Januleviciute, Lithuania; Lis Rejnert Jensen, Denmark; Aslaug Jonsdottir, Islandija / Iceland; Koichi Kiyono, Japan; Kadi Kurema & Kulli Grunbach-Sein, Estonia; Lorraine Kwan, Canada; Marianne Laimer, Sweden; Silvia Lepore, Italy; Xiao Fei Le, China; Hanne Matthiesen, Denmark; Evaldas Mikalauskis, Lithuania; Peter J. Moosbrugger, Germany; Stephen Mumberson, England; Stephen Murphy, U.S.A.; Migle Puzaite, Lithuania; Marija Schina, Greece; Anna Snaedis Sigmardottir, Iceland; Mari-Liis Sorg, Estonia; Raminta Sumskyte Sum, Lithuania; Motoko Tachikawa, Japan; Lotte Tauber Lassen, Denmark; Peter & Donna Thomas, U.S.A.; Irma Tonteri, Finland; Anu Tuominen, Finland; Roberta Vaigeltaite-V., Lithuania; Kestutis Vasiliunas, Lithuania; Joesph Johannes Visser, The Netherlands; Yuko Wada, Japan

8TH INTERNATIONAL ARTIST’S BOOK TRIENNIAL: MEMENTO MORI will be exhibited from August 23 – September 29, 2019. An opening reception will take place on Friday, August 23 from 5 – 8pm, and a Curator Lecture and Special Book Viewing will take place on Sunday, August 25 from 1 – 4pm. At the Special Book Viewing, guests will have the opportunity to handle select artist books while wearing protective white gloves. Both the opening reception and curator lecture are free and open to the public.

For more information, please visit us online at or contact Cara Feeney, Manager of Exhibitions, at (847) 475-5300 or

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