Exhibition @ UWE Artist book collection

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Artists' Books, Event, exhibition, News

The book ‘Coal Tree Salt Sea’ and prints and artefacts from the touring exhibition will be on show at the University of West of England  artist book collection cabinets from 5th December til 30th January 2018

Coal Tree Salt Sea book

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Artists' Books, News, Shop

  This book accompanies the forthcoming Coal Tree Salt Sea exhibitions at Abergavenny Museum and Oriel Q in Narberth in 2017. It documents and expands on the residency funded by Arts Council Wales that developed into a inter-disciplinary project. Softback 64 pages on ‘essential velvet’ paper, 24 pages of full colour images, with an essay […]

Mission Gallery

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Artists' Books, exhibition, moving image

  A still from Liminal Presence  © Sarah Rhys The moving image of hands leafing through a burned book was made in response to imagining picking up and trying to ‘read’ one of the burned and fragilised books, that would have been found in the streets after the bombings in Al-Mutanabbi Street, which is the […]

Al-Mutanabbi Street project

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Artists' Books, exhibition

  Touring as part of the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here project until 2018 On March 5th 2007, a car bomb was exploded on al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad. Al-Mutanabbi Street is in a mixed Shia-Sunni area. More than 30 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded. Al-Mutanabbi Street, the historic centre of Baghdad bookselling, […]

Sketchlook exhibition

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Artists' Books, Event, exhibition, News

  Burnt Landscape. 2014. Sarah Rhys   Sketch/look is a collaborative touring exhibition of sketchbooks. The handmade books were made by bookbinders at Stephen F Austin State University  of unusual formats , not traditional codices and given to artists to work in. The books will be exhibited at  Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas and […]

Artists’ book workshop

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Artists' Books, News, workshop

Sarah was one of three artists including Tessa Waite and Morag Colquhoun who were each invited to run an Art workshop for a large group of  visiting Chinese Post graduate music students in December. This was organised by Artsalive Wales Sarah ran a workshop on  handmade artist books  

Sheffield International Artist’s Book Exhibition

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Artists' Books, exhibition, News

One of my artists’ book will be shown at this exhibition which runs from 5th October and 30th November 2013 at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield

‘An Inventory Of Al-Mutanabbi Street’ 2012/13 Update

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Artists' Books, exhibition, News

I, along with each contributing artist, has 3 books in  touring exhibitions of Artists’ Books responding to the bombing of  the ‘Street of Booksellers’ , the cultural center of Baghdad in 2007. The project and exhibition is jointly curated by Sarah Bodman  and Beau Beausoleil The UK side of the project is  being exhibited at […]

BABE Bristol Artists’ Book Event 2013

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Artists' Books, News

The ABC ( Artists’ Book Club) based at  The University of the West of England has a stall at BABE 2013 ←→ BABE 2013: Bristol Artists Book Event Saturday 20 April 2013 to Sunday 21 April 2013, 11:00 to 17:00 Free → BABE is back and bigger than ever for 2013. Spread over 3 floors […]

Period of Grace exhibition

Posted by on Apr 7, 2013 in Artists' Books, exhibition, moving image, News, prints

  Period of Grace is a curated group show of Bristol and London artists at 42a College Green, BS1 5SH From Wednesday 20th March to 25th April The gallery opening hours are 11am -7pm Wednesday to Sunday Sarah Rhys 2012. ‘Burnt book.’ Still