Tia Blassingame – Book Arts

  • Professor Blassingame’s work was featured in the following exhibitions with reviews in several news outlets:
  • “Mourning/Warning: Tia Blassingame,” solo exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California;
  • “California Natives: San Diego Book Arts,” group exhibition, Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, California, November 11, 2018 to January 5, 2019;
  • “Engaged Editions: Creative Advocacy in Print,” group exhibition, Artbuilt, Brooklyn, New York, November 17, 2018 to January 11, 2019.

Professor Blassingame published “Dear Book Arts: African American artists and the book form,” Freedom of the Presses: Artists’ Books in the 21st Century, Brooklyn, New York: Booklyn Publications, 2018.

Her artist’s books were acquired by the following collections:                                          Amherst College, Bainbridge Museum of Art, Baylor University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, USC, University of Delaware, University of Texas at San Antonio, Wesleyan University, Yale University.