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 Dear friends and colleagues! New Year and new projects are just around the corner. I want to say that this year our exhibition activity is successful, as evidenced by past and upcoming exhibitions.

In the new year, we plan to hold several exhibitions. Different exhibitions. The first is, of course, an exhibition in the format of the book of the artist. She will be the sixth in a row. The second is an exhibition of modern graphics. The third is an exhibition of calligrapher artists.

I place the regulations on exhibitions on the site. I invite you and your friends to participate and support our projects.

Valeri Burov


Paul Johnson


Born in Norwich, (Great Britain)  in 1943
Studied Norwich school of Art and the University of York.


Klub Culture Exhibition   Bilston Art Gallery  Wolverhampton  2000
On Paper - new paper art    Crafts Council (UK), London 2001
Paperchase Exhibition Bilston Art Gallery  Wolverhampton  2002
Paul Johnson Showcase  The Ruskin Library  University of Lancaster 2002
Holland Paper Bienale 2002  Museum Rijswijk Rijswijk  Holland
Paper Road Siena 2003 Museum Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, Italy
Book Works 2003 Pacific Center for the Book Arts, San Francisco
Stand and Deliver (Handmade Moveable Books travelling exhibition) 2004-6 San Diego-Messa College;,Florida Atlantic University, Denver Public Library, Chicago Center for the Book
Pulputations (group)  Artworks, Milton Keynes 2005
Internation Book Art Exhibition Cheong-ju, Korea 2008
Paul Johnson Bookworks, Yorkshire Sculpture Park Showcase 2008
‘Popup’ Exhibtion, The Lowry, Salford, UK.  2008-09
The Art of the Book travelling exhibition Canadian Bookbinders Guild 2008-
Awarded Colophon Book Arts Award - Canadian Bookbinders Guild 2008
Book as Sculpture  La Sierra university  Brandstater Gallery  California  2009
Beyond Words: BookFest Exhibition. The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, New Jersey, 2009
International Book Art Exhibition, Cheong-Ju, S Korea 2009
Inventive Structures: Book Beyond the Codex, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut, 2010
Beyond the Text – artists books from the collection of Robert J. Rueben, Grolier Club, New York 2010
Pop-up Now 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, 2011
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson. CA "Twenty-one Artists Create Books." 2012
Exploding the Codex, San Francisco Center for Book Arts, 2012
Love British Books, School of the Arts, Northampton University, 2012
Idaho’s Booker’s Dozen (one-year travelling show) Idaho Center for the Book 2013
Paul Johnson Pops Up in Salem, Salem NY, One man show 2014
BookWorks XVII (Cincinnati Book Arts Society) 2016 First place merit award.

Work in public collections:

The Cooper-Hewett Museum, New York USA
UC Berkeley, USA
UC San Francisco USA
UC Los Angeles USA
UC San Diego, USA
San Diego Public Library
Washington, St Louis, USA
University of Yale, USA
National Gallery of Washington, USA
Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA
University of Vermont, USA
University of Utah, USA
Indiana University, USA
The University of Harvard, USA
The University of Pennsylvania, USA
The Tate Gallery, London
Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Arkansas, Library, Special Collections
Boise State University Library
Indiana University, Lily Library
VCU Library, Special Collections
University of New Mexico, Zimmerman Library
University of Denver, Penrose Library
University of New Mexico, Zimmerman Library
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah Library
Boise State University, Albertsons Library
University of Arkansas, Library, Special Collections
Texas Tech University, Southwest Collections
Carnegie Mellon University
UCLA Arts Library
UC, Santa Barbara Davidson Library
Wesleyan University, Olin Library
Dartmouth Library, Sloan Art Library
Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio
Cleveland Institute of Art
VCU Qatar School of Arts
Michigan State University
Long Beach Museum of Art, California