12X12: 2015 Artists' Book/Zine Swap

12X12: 2015 Artists' Book/Zine Swap

Summer 2015

Supported in part by Flying Object

Six Massachusetts artists and six regional/national artists created new works that consider the number 12 in one way or another. Each participant received a box set of 12 books - one book from each artist. Fifteen sets were created: one for each artist, two for donation, and one for archiving. Artist list and book details below.

In special collections at:

  • W. Van Alan Clark, Jr. Library, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University, New Haven

Exhibited at:

Box: 9” x 11.75” x 2.25”

Printing processes: silkscreen, letterpress, xerography, risograph, and digital printing

Binding formats: saddle stitched, perfect bound, pamphlet stitch, and side sewn

Additional: die-cutting, foil seals, found objects

Esther S White


8.375” x 11”

12 pages

Annie Sollinger

Heavenly Woman

5” x 7.75”

24 pages

Trevor Powers

July 12-24, 2015

5.25” x 8.5”

16 pages

Phoebe Bulkeley Harris

Supreme Nothing

7” x 5”

20 pages

Joshua Vrysen

Twelve: Sets of Teeth, Potential Combinations, Ghosts

7” x 8.25”

36 pages

Ellen Arnstein

The Human Matrix

5.5” x 8.5”

24 pages

Jon Campolo

Say it with Flowers

5” x 6.5”

44 pages

Lauren Mackenzie-Noice

Ten + Two

5.5” x 8.5”

28 pages

Marianne Dages

An End

3.875” x 6.25”

8 pages

Maya Malachowski Bajak

Twelve 12 Minute Drawings Inspired by Cracks in The Sidewalk

4.5” x 7”

16 pages

Ellie Gill

Dream Girl

5.5” x 4.25”

16 pages

Christopher Sleboda and Kathleen Sleboda

Vide Douze Mains

6” x 9”

12 pages