Purgatory Pie Press: Dikko Faust & Esther K Smith

Museum E
xhibitions
1991    Victoria and Albert Museum (London)
1986    Metropolitan Museum of Art: Paradise & Purgatory: West Meets East

Museum's Collections
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art
Guggenheim Museum
Whitney Museum
The Tate (London)
Victoria & Albert Museum (London)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (NYC)
Brooklyn Museum
Corcoran (DC)
National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC)
Walker (MN)
Spencer Museum (KS)
Museum of the City of New York

Retrospective Exhibitions
2004-5    Backspace Book Arts, CA
1999     Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
            Rhode Island School of Design
            San Francisco Center for the Book -Postcards from Purgatory
1997
    Smith College
1996     Harvard University
            Rhode Island School of Design
1995     State University of New York, Purchase
            University of Kansas
1994     New Mexico State University Graphic Design: Vision/Process/Print
1992     Harper Collins Gallery (NYC)
1991     Small Press Center (NYC)
            American Institute of the Graphic Arts (Portland, OR)
            Aoyama Artists' Gallery (Tokyo)
1990     MJS Books & Graphics (NYC) Intimate Typography
1986     Washington Project for the Arts (DC) Paradise to Purgatory

Exhibitions Featured
2000
    Sandusky Cultural Center (OH) Word Pictures/Picture Words
1998
    Hasting College (NB): In Relief: Printmakinging Invitational
            Haydon Gallery (Lincoln, NB)
            Museum of Nebraska Art
            Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Winter Book Project
            San Francisco Center for Book Arts- Make Ready
1994
    Diana Burke Gallery (NYC) The Wedding Party
1992
    Cooper Union: Letterpress Works
1989
    Queensborough Community College (NY) Sculpture Works
1988
    Center for Book Arts (NYC) Printers in Residence

Selected Group Exhibitions
2000
    Harper Collins (NYC)
            Cooper Union Instructor's Exhibit (scheduled for autumn)
1999
    Minnesota Center for Book Arts: Big City Bound:NYC Books
            Women of the Book, (travelling around USA)
1998
    Krannert Art Museum, (Champaign IL) The Reading Room
            Astra Design Gallery (Richmond, VA) Bookatecture
            City College (NYC) Faculty Show
            University of Illinois (Champaign)
1997
    Museum of the City of New York: New York Gets Married
1996
    Montgomery College (MD) Artist Books Now
            Iowa State University: From Cover to Cover : Transformation of the Book
1995
    Forum for Contemporary Art (St. Louis MO) On Beyond the Book
            Yale University : Text & Image
1994
    Columbia University: Metropolitan Printers
            Hand Workshop (Richmond, VA) Milliseconds to Millennia
            De Paul University (Chicago) Books & Bookishness
            Center for Book Arts: Masters of the Craft & Inky Fingers
1992
    Granary Books (NYC) Library Show
1991
    New York Public Library: Eighty from the Eighties
1990
    US Information Agency (toured Africa) Book Arts in America
            Granary Books (NYC) Grand Opening
            Battle Creek Art Center (MI) Artist Books
            Adelphi University (NY) Artist Book
            National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) Artist Books
            Anchorage Museum (AK) Artist Books
1989
    American Institute of Graphic Arts (world tour) Best Books of 1988
            Arvada Center for the Arts (CO) A Book in Hand
            Maryland Arts Center (toured USA) Books and Bookends
            Ted Cronin Gallery (NYC) Alphabet Books
1988
    The University of the Arts (Philadelphia) Arts of the Book
            Pyramid/Atlantic (DC) Printed Matter
            Glen Echo Gallery (MD) An Eclectic Library
            Beall Park Art Center (Bozeman, MT) Between the Lines
            American Institute of the Graphic Arts (world tour) Best Books of 1987
            American Institute of the Graphic Arts (Philadelphia)
            Book Design: Practical & Provocative
            Center for Book Arts/Sackner Archive: The Altered Page
1987
    National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) Library Inaugural
            American Institute of Graphic Arts (world tour) Best Books of 1986
1986
    School of The Art Institute of Chicago Artists' Produced Periodicals
            Barcelona Institute of American Studies (Spain) New Narratives
            Atheneum (Alexandria VA) In Context
            University of California Riverside International Bookworks
1985
    US Information Agency (world tour) American Artist Books
            SUNY Purchase (NY) Books in Time
            Museum of Contemporary Arts (Chicago) Artist Books
            Dallas Public Library (TX) Artworks/Bookworks
            Arizona State University (California tour) International Bookworks
1984
    New York Public Library Center for Book Arts: First Decade
1983
    Elvehjem Museum (Madison WI) Breaking the Bindings

Collections
Rhode Island School of Design
Newberry Library (Chicago)
Miami-Dade Public Library (FL)
Metronóm (Spain)
President's Collection (Dakar, Senegal)
New York Public Library
Ruth & Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete & Visual Poetry (FL)
Newark Public Library (NJ)
Library of Congress Rare Book Room
Harvard University
Yale University
Smith College (MA)
Dartmouth College (NH)
Amherst College (MA)
London College of Printing
School of The Art Institute of Chicago
Stanford University (CA)
Mills College (CA)
University Of California, Santa Barbara
University Of California, San Diego
University Of California, Los Angeles
Scripps College (CA)
University of Delaware
Virginia Commonwealth University
New Mexico State University
Ringling School of Art & Design (FL)
University of Washington
Rutgers University (NJ)

Lectures

1999
    School of Visual Art (NYC)
            San Francisco Center for the Book
1998
    Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
            Cooper Union-Art of the Book Class
            State University of New York, Purchase
            School of Visual Arts (NYC)
1997
    Smith College, Northampton, MA
1995
    State University of New York, Purchase
            University of Kansas, Lawrence
1994
    New Mexico State University, Los Cruces
1992
    New York Chapter AIGA
            Chinese American Designers Association (NYC)
            Harper Collins, Children's Division (NYC)
1991
    Small Press Center (NYC)
            Victoria & Albert Museum
            London College of Printing
            Camberwell School (London)
1990
    Book Arts Guild (Seattle, WA)
1989
    School of Visual Arts (NYC)
1988
    Parsons/New School (NYC)
1987
    Parsons/New School (NYC)
            Rutgers University (NJ)
            WPA/Bookworks (DC)
            University of California Santa Barbara
            School of The Art Institute of Chicago
1985
    Cooper Union (NYC)
            Artist Bookworks, Chicago

Classes, Workshops, Demonstrations
1992-present
  Cooper Union
1978-05
         Center for Book Arts
2001
    Penland School- North Carolina
2000
    Women's Studio Workshop
1999
    City College, CUNY
1999
    Long Island University
            San Francisco Center for the Book
            Mills College, Oakland, CA
            California College of Arts& Crafts
1996
    Bow & Arrow Press, Harvard University
            Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
1995
    University of Kansas
            State University of New York, Purchase
1994
    New Mexico State University, Los Cruces
            Branigan Center for the Arts, Los Cruces, NM
1990
    Seattle Book Arts Guild
1988
    University of California, Santa Barbara
            Woman's Building, Los Angeles, CA
1986
    Pyramid/Atlantic, Washington, DC
1986
    Wayne State, Detroit, MI
            University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
1985
    Otis-Parsons, Los Angeles, CA
            Medieval Monestary Week, Nupauls, NYExhibition Curation
2000
    Organizaton of Independant Artists- FIREWORKS: ArtistBooks
1999
    Long Island University Artists in Purgatory
1985
    Center for Book Arts (NYC) BookRate
            BookArtists in Residence:5 Places

Books, Reviews & Write Ups
2000
    The Perfect Wedding Reception (book- autumn publlication)
            On Paper (spring publication)
1998
    Jerry Frank's Frankly Speaking New York Guide (book)
            On Paper
            Time Out New York
            Organization of Independant Artists Newletter
            Beloit Magazine
            Tribeca Trib

1997
    Eco-Friendly Design (book)
            The Perfect Wedding: Harper Collins (book)
            Handmade Books & Cards (book)
            The Book Arts Classified
1996
    AIGA Journal
            Time Out New York

1995
    Tribeca Trib
1994
    Print Collectors' Newsletter
            New York Times
(3/31)
1993
    Print Collectors' Newsletter
            Confetti

1992
    Print Collectors' Newsletter
            BAT
(France)
            U&LC

1990
    Print Collectors' Newsletter
            Direction
(London)
1989
    Picabia (Japan)
            Gift Reporter
1988
    New York Times (12/20)
            Print Collectors' Newsletter
1987
    Metropolis
            HOW

1986
    Metropolis
            HOW
            SanFrancisco Examiner
            Indiskret in Dusseldorf

1985
    Paper (fall)
1984
    Small Press (June)
            New York Times (Sept)
1982
    Village Voice (Jan)