Helen M. Salzberg Artist in Residence Program

The Helen M. Salzberg Artist in Residence Program funds two working residencies for artists each academic year at the Jaffe Center for Book Arts, in the fall and spring semesters. Artists working in the book arts (and other media, too, as long as the creative project can be thought of as book arts related) are encouraged to apply for this prestigious and competitive award. We accept applications from artists from all over the world.

Poet and artist Helen M. Salzberg established the Salzberg AIR Program in 2011. Income from this endowed fund enables artists working in the book arts to come to the Jaffe Center on a semester basis to work and teach at the center. While here, the artist will produce a creative project using JCBA studios and also teach a workshop for FAU students and the general public and mentor FAU students as his or her schedule allows. The Salzberg AIR Program gives our students the opportunity to work alongside highly talented and creative book artists.  

Currently, the Salzberg AIR program is dormant. Library administration felt this was necessary until the Salzberg endowment is fully funded. We anticipate resuming the program in 2017, which means that the next round of applications will be due some time in 2016. We will be announcing the application deadline date about one year before proposals are due. Announcements will be made via JCBA email announcements, as well as the Book Arts Discussion List, the Letterpress Discussion List, and the JCBA Facebook page, as well as through updates to this page. We thank you for your interest and look forward to the resumption of the Salzberg AIR program in 2017.

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  Dorothy Simpson Krause   Lorna Ruth Galloway   Paula Marie Gourley   Tom Virgin   Julia Arredondo

The Arthur & Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts
Wimberly Library, Room 350/ 3rd floor east
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Telephone: 561.297.0226.