Past Exhibitions

Title About this exhibit
Breaking New Ground

April 11 to September 4, 2013

A history of the Renewable Bioproducts Institute, from 1929 to 2013.

 

Peter Sowiski, Pulp Painter: A Survey

October 3 to December 13, 2013

Peter Sowiski was born in 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He received a BA in 1971 in Studio Art from Oberlin College, and an MFA in 1974 in Printmaking from Ohio State University.  He first exhibited in 1971 and has since shown in over twenty solo exhibitions and over one hundred and sixty various regional, national and internation

Mapping Place: Africa Beyond Paper

February 28 to June 6, 2014

Mapping Place: Africa Beyond Paper is the result of collaborations between several organizations at Georgia Tech. The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and the Robert C.

Selections from Hand Papermaking Portfolios: Decorated Papers, Innovative Prints, and Pulp Painting

August 11, 2014 - January 9, 2015

Hand Papermaking Journal produces limited-edition collections of paper art in biannual portfolios.  Each portfolio is arranged around a theme, such as paper fibers, calligraphy and handmade paper, pulp painting, or other paper-related art forms.  In this exhibit, explore selections from these beautiful portfolios.

A Gathering of Continents - A Rare Exhibit of Georgia Tech's Editions of Joan Blaeu's Grooten Atlas

February 27 to June 26, 2015

Georgia Tech’s Price Gilbert Memorial Library and the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking proudly exhibit Joan Blaeu’s Grooten Atlas from February 27 to June 26, 2015. Also called the Atlas major, the atlas was published in Amsterdam between 1662-1665.

Paper Narratives

September 11 - November 20, 2015

The Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking presents Paper Narratives, an invitational group exhibition of the work of five extraordinary artists that utilize paper as a primary ingredient to manifest their ideas. These five artists use paper as a medium, but the medium does not dictate who they are as artists.

Hand Papermaking Portfolios: Negative Space- Picturing the Void and Handmade Paper in Motion

February 5 to May 6, 2016

Hand Papermaking Journal produces limited-edition collections of paper art in biannual portfolios.  Each portfolio is arranged around a theme, such as paper fibers, calligraphy and handmade paper, pulp painting, or other paper-related art forms.  In this exhibit, explore selections from these two beautiful portfolios:

Pure Pulp: Contemporary Artists Working in Paper at Dieu Donné

June 9 to August 5, 2016

Dieu Donné is a papermaking studio that opened in 1976 to "explore the untapped potential of hand papermaking as an art medium." They work closely with artists, often in residencies, to explore innovative works of art.  Pure Pulp includes artwork created by 20 artists in the Dieu Donné studio.  All piec

Washi, a History of Japanese Papermaking

Online only

Washi is the light, strong traditional Japanese paper made by hand from the inner-bark fibers of three plants. The name washi literally means "Japanese paper". Today most paper in Japan is made in large automated mills, but a few hundred families in rural villages continue to make washi in the traditional way.

More Than Surface: Contemporary Prints on Handmade Paper

March 7 - March 17, 2017

More Than Surface: Contemporary Prints on Handmade Paper is a "push-pin" show on exhibit during the Southern Graphics Council International conference in March. Curated by Jay Fox and Christopher Davenport, the show features works by numerous artists who work in paper and printmaking fields.