The Southeast Chapter of ARLIS/NA is pleased to announce the winners of its 23rd Annual Mary Ellen LoPresti Art Publication Awards Competition for publications produced in 2006.
The winners were announced by Jennifer Friedman, MIT, 2007 LoPresti Awards Chair, at the 33rd Annual ARLIS/Southeast annual meeting in Nashville, TN on November 9, 2007. Jennifer Beals, University of Tennessee, and Virginia Allison, Watkins School of Art and Design, served on the LoPresti Awards Committee.
Best Book: Honorable Mentions:
Printmaking in New Orleans edited by Jessis J. Poesch, with contributions by Barbara SoRelle Bacot et al. Published by The Historic New Orleans Collection and University of Mississippi Press, 2006. 271 p. 185 illus. ISBN 978-1578067688
Acts of Light: Martha Graham in the Twenty-First Century by Nan Dean Cano (author) and John Deane (photographer). Published by University Press of Florida, 2006. 120p. Color illus. ISBN 978-0813029924
Best Exhibition Catalogue (tie):
Best Duo: (tie)
Game of War: books, toys, and propaganda from the Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Study Center compiled and edited by James A. Findlay. Published by the Bienes Center for the Literary Arts, 2006. 36p. All col. illus. ISBN 0-9762267-3-1
History of Broward County by Frances H. Miner; compiled and edited by James A. Findlay. Published by the Bienes Center for the Literary Arts, 2006. 34 p. Chiefly col. illus. ISBN 0-9762267-2-3
Uneasy Nature: Lee Bul, Bryan Crockett, Roxy Paine, Patricia Piccinini, Alyson Shotz, and Jennifer Steinkamp by Nancy Doll, Xandre Eden and Marina Warner. Published by Weatherspoon Art Museum, 2006. 72p. 22 illus.
Best Body of Work: Lark Books