Karen Hanmer papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

0.25 linear feet of material consisting of a resume, cards, booklets, and pamphlets from Hanmer’s numerous exhibits and projects from 1997 to 2010.

Biographical Historical Note

Karen Hanmer is a Chicago-based book binder whose work focuses on book structure and installation art, combining the art of bookbinding with computer graphics.

Additional Notes

Related collections: other Women and Leadership Archives, Loyola University Chicago collections; Artemisia Gallery Records, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, The Art Institute of Chicago.