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Timothy C. Ely
New York, NY

Timothy C.  Ely's work was exhibited in
30 Years of Innovation: A Survey of Exhibition History at The Center for Book Arts, 1974-2004
 Organized by Jae Jennifer Rossman, Special Collections Librarian, Arts Library, Yale University.
Amblygon
(2005) Etching, various drawing materials, wood, aluminum, chalk, sand, glass, leather, D'Arches paper, drum leaf binding
Guiding Hands
 Center for Book Arts 1992 faculty show
Empyrean
(1991) Hand-painted book with leather binding. Cover with tooling and onlay. Paste paper end papers and holographic edge treatment.
Economy of Space
 Book Arts under four inches
Hybrid Vigor
(1991) Hardcover book with embossed foil covers and hand-illustrated pages.
1991 Spring/Summer Faculty Show
BLANK BOOK
(1984)
ICE SHIRT
(1989)
Innerland
(1989)
TIME STUNT
(1982)
Untitled
(1989) monoprint
Book Arts in the USA
 an exhibition of work by 51 artists; a cultural presentation of the United States of America
Fusion
(1988) Arches Cover paper prepared with gelatine and pigments, drawings of ink, graphite, watercolor, gouache and gold. Binding of goatskin blind, gold and foil tooled and painted, pastel pigments, brass embellishment.
Celebrating 15 Years
 new works by Artist Members
Polar Projections IV
(1986) Ink, watercolor, graphite, gold drawings on D'Arches Buff. Bound with goatskin and acrylic resin.
The Altered Page
 selections from The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry
Open Hand Discovers, The
(1984) Hard cover book, uniquely bound by Ely, containing painted, cut and perforated pages; 5 leaves. Signed.
Works by Timothy C. Ely & Hedi Kyle
A Very Small Galaxy
(1985) Leather, cloth, meteor fragments. Single-section, three-fold binding. D'Arches buff. Watercolor, gesso, graphite drawings and foil-stamping.
Alchemy of Investigation, The
(1986) Leather, acrylic resin, sand from East and West coasts. D'Arches buff sewn to guards. Ink and watercolor drawings.
Alectis Ciliaris: Time Stunt
(1984) Drawn 1981, rebound 1984. Leather, acrylic resin, blind tooling. Single-section on Barcham Green paper. Ink and watercolor drawings.
Alternate Sky
(1986) Experimental paper binding. Single-section, unknown paper. Ink drawings.
Approach to the Site
(1986) Various bindings. Offset on D'Arches buff in five colors.
Binding the Book-- The Flight into Egypt
(1986) 1985-1986. Leather, acrylic resin, blind tooling with inlaid papyrus & Egyptian soil. Painted Japanese paper doublures. D'Arches buff. Ink, watercolor and gold drawings.
Cerebral Codex
(1985) Leather, acrylic resin. Barcham Green paper. Ink and watercolor drawings.
Charts 3
(1986) Leather, acrylic resin. D'Arches white sized with gelatine and cerulean blue pigment. Ink, watercolor & gouache drawings.
Field Points 3
(1985) Leather, acrylic resin. Japanese paper doublures. Barcham Green paper. Ink and watercolor drawings.
Geotryphinities
(1983) 1981-1983. Leather binding, silver tooling, raised gesso with ink wash overpainting. Marbled endpapers. D'Arches buff. Monotypes and india ink drawings.
Interior Voice
(1983) Leather binding. Japanese paper doublures. D'Arches buff. Ink and watercolor drawings.
Mutations
(1986) Acrylic resin and graphite. Photoemulsion on paper, airbrush and foil-stamping.
On Telepathy
(1984) Photographic inlays, gold tooling. Japanese paper doublures. Barcham Green paper. Ink and watercolor drawings.
Polar Projections III
(1984) Leather binding, acrylic resin, inlayed paper images, onlayed paper strips. Japanese paper doublures. D'Arches buff. Ink and watercolor drawings, paper incised and cut away.
Polar Projections IV
(1986) Ink, watercolor, graphite, gold drawings on D'Arches Buff. Bound with goatskin and acrylic resin.
Scans
(1984) Leather and acrylic resin with inclusions of grass paper, sand, eggshell and acetate. D'Arches buff. Ink, watercolor, dye, graphite and gold tooling.
Scighte
(1986) Limited edition. Collaboration with Ruth Lingen and Joseph Napora. Handmade paper & printing by Ruth Lingen. Text by Joseph Napora. Binding & drawings by Timothy C. Ely.
Silences and Distances
(1983) Leather, Japanese paper, acrylic paste with gold tooling, recessed circles in resin with inlayed drawings. D'Arches buff. Ink and watercolor drawings.
Spirit Path
(1983) Black acrylic resin and ground marble. D'Arches buff. Ink and watercolor drawings.
Tetraplanex Cypher
(1985) Leather, modeled and tooled. Barcham Green paper. Ink and watercolor drawings. Box: linen, felt, rag board & linen.
Times Circle Time Square
(1985) Case bound in black linen, foil-stamped. Canson paper. Ink and colored pencil drawings. Slip case.
Transposition
(1986) Leather, acrylic resin. D'Arches white sized with gelatine and yellow ochre. Ink, watercolor & gouache drawings.
Umbriel I
(1986) Leather, cloth, Icelandic soil. Single-section, three-fold binding. D'Arches buff. Watercolor, gesso, graphite drawings and foil-stamping.
Umbriel II
(1986) Leather, cloth, Icelandic soil. Single-section, three-fold binding. D'Arches buff. Watercolor, gesso, graphite drawings and foil-stamping.
Untitled London Notes
(1982) Black leather over raised elements; colored ink drawings.
New Work
 the 1986 annual Artist Members Exhibition
Cerebral Codex
(1985) Leather, acrylic resin. Barcham Green paper. Ink and watercolor drawings.
A Survey of Bookworks by Photographers
 books that reflect visions not observed through a lens of a camera, but rather through the eye of the artist
Mutations
(1986) Acrylic resin and graphite. Photoemulsion on paper, airbrush and foil-stamping.
Center for Book Arts: The First Decade
 an exhibition at The New York Public Library
Untitled London Notes
(1982) Black leather over raised elements; colored ink drawings.
From Coast to Coast
 an exhibition of artist-made bookworks by west coast artists
Polar Projections
(1980) Mixed media
Untitled Locations
(1981) Mixed media

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