Over the course of three days and with help from students, Guest Artist in Print Program's visiting artist Tate Foley will be printing and binding two editions of artist's books using the University of Texas at Austin Risograph Lab. The editions will be installed in a location on campus where the books can be displayed and collected by viewers. During the installation, the arrangement of the books within the shelving unit will morph as viewers take books from the shelf. This interactivity and the movement of the books will be documented to capture the various "drawings" that the forms, shapes and colors of the books and their covers create.
Born in Pennsylvania, Tate Foley earned his MFA degree from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia in 2010. He moved to St. Louis, Missouri where he is currently living and working as an associate professor of Art at Webster University. Tate teaches in the printmaking area and has been making zines and artist's books since 2012 using a Riso duplicator. His work has recently been exhibited in Vienna, Austria, New York City, Washington D.C., Portland, Saint Louis, and Cleveland; and purchased by Toledo Museum of Art, the UCLA Fine Arts, Yale University, and Reed College libraries.