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I scribbled, and I know why: 1976-2006 + MLS to MFA

I scribbled, and I know why: 1976-2006 + MLS to MFA

Title

I scribbled, and I know why: 1976-2006 + MLS to MFA

Description

Two [silkscreen?] prints incorporating catalog cards.
I couldn't not participate in this project. I spent two years as a graduate student at the University of Iowa's School of Library and Information Science. I never obtained a full-time library position, yet the program was instrumental in getting me to where I am today, an art professor in a small state university in Wisconsin. Let me explain. I arrived in Iowa City with the best of intentions: I had just completed a bachelor's degree at the University of Minnesota centered around printmaking and performance art (performance art!), and I felt I needed further training in something useful and meaningful to avoid dismal employment in a cubicle somewhere. I had spent most of my free time in public libraries from childhood on. I was, and still am, in awe of librarians. The library was my church. When I moved to Minneapolis as an 18-year-old to attend the U of M, I found that I had a branch of either the Hennepin or Ramsey County libraries to suit any mood. If I was going to put my 40 hours

Creator

Cutler-Lake, Karina

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

2005
2006-12-19
http://128.255.22.135/cdm/ref/collection/cartalog/id/271

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the University of Iowa Libraries' Special Collections Department, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the Special Collections Department.

Relation

cARTalog
cARTalog Collection
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/collguides/?MSC0859

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Still image
Collages (Visual works)

Identifier

173618284