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Esther K. Smith
Purgatory Pie Press
New York, NY

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Esther K. Smith's work appeared in the following exhibition(s) organized by The Center for Book Arts
2003 Instructors' Exhibition
2002 Datebook
(2001) Letterpress from wood and metal type on Lana Laid paper with coptic binding; rubber flooring
2003 Datebook
(2002) Letterpress on Hahnemuhle Ingres paper with coptic binding; large type constructed from 6 pt. rule; small type is Kaufmann Bold; Peretti rubber flooring
Question/Answer T-shirt
(2002) Letterpress from antique wood type
A Tale of Two Cities
 2 books each by 10 artists from New York and 10 artists from Bristol, England
Travelog
(1994) (with Donna Ratajczak and Jessie Hartland) hand set letterpress type and photo-engravings,
Vishnu Crew Stews Vindaloo Anew by Michael Bartalos
(1990) The dial-a-diecut head includes 4 books which unbolt and fold out. Avocado, tomato on Khadi Indian handmade jute paper. Bound in aluminum and industrial felt with hardware.
Inky Fingers
 works by small & fine presses
Picture Alphabet
(1993) Art by E.K. Smith & Dikko Faust, and K1 students from PS 234. Letterpress with wood type, metal type and styrographs.
Travelog Map & Guide
(1994) Artist: E.K. Smith & Dikko Faust; Illustrator: Jessie Hartland. Letterpress with photo engravings and hand set type. Bound folded in wrapper.
Masters of the Craft
 works by instructors of book arts
Chains of Memory by J. Nebraska Gifford
(1993) One of five collaborative triptych artist tracts available by subscription, including box. Black, red and gold on white Rives de Lin.
Vishnu Crew Stews Vindaloo Anew by Michael Bartalos
(1990) The dial-a-diecut head includes 4 books which unbolt and fold out. Avocado, tomato on Khadi Indian handmade jute paper. Bound in aluminum and industrial felt with hardware.
Window Pain by Melinda Beck
(1992) One of five collaborative triptych artist tracts available by subscription, including box. Die cut. Red, white and blue on grey.
Book Arts in the USA
 an exhibition of work by 51 artists; a cultural presentation of the United States of America
Dress Eclectique
(1986) Drawings by Isabelle Dervaux. Mix and match movable book, hand set Futura type printed letterpress with photoengravings and linoleum cut on ANW drawing and Framing paper.
Printers in Residence
 the work of six presses and one bookbinder at The Center for Book Arts
3 X 3 Pyramid Pie
(1986) Cooperative project at Pyramid Atlantic
Dress Eclectique
(1986) Drawings by Isabelle Dervaux. Mix and match movable book, hand set Futura type printed letterpress with photoengravings and linoleum cut on ANW drawing and Framing paper.
Hidden Agenda, The
(1989) Datebooks for 1987, 1988 and 1989 (prototype binding)
Lilly Lou by Holly Anderson
(1986)
Mysteries of Prague by Paula Goldman
(1984) Linocuts by Dikko Faust. Set of thirteen postcards.
Postcards Seven
(1988) Series of 12 postcards
Postcards Six
(1987) Complete set of Purgatory Pie Press postcards
World at My Fingertips, The; by Donna Ratajezak
(1986)
New Work
 the 1986 annual Artist Members Exhibition
Lilly Lou by Holly Anderson
(1986)
Well Read and in the Pink
 Artists Color Saturated Books in Red + Pink
Salmon Rose
(1985) Fabric and found objects

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