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International Society of Copier Artists (ISCA)


Amazing! 
That's all I could utter when I opened the white clamshell cardboard box and pulled out 39 individual artist's books and read their stories.  The handmade artist's books came in different sizes and had various constructions.  
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries - Hunt Library collection of ISCA Quarterly, Summer 1994
Founded in New York City in 1981 by Louise Neaderland, International Society of Copier Artists (ISCA) created a visual language with the medium of xerographic prints and manipulations that explored political, social and cultural life of their time.  

Volume 1, No. 1 was printed in April 1982.  
The last quarterly was Volume 21, No. 4, printed in June 2003.
Artist's books created for Vol. 12, No.4, Summer 1994 ISCA
Collection of Hunt Library, Librarian Mo Dawley
These are the artists who created original artist's books for the 
ISCA, 9th Annual Bookworks Issue
Volume 12, Number 4, Summer 1994
Thelma Mathias, Jill Snyder Wallace, Lois Ramirez
Pamela Zwehl-Burke, Ray Mary Schmitt, Krista L. Molnar
Mitzi Humphrey, Cynthia Dantzic, Mary Ann McNeil
James DeWoody, Louise Odea Neaderland, Olwyn Morinsky
E.S. Pearlman, Phillip Michael M., M. Seigei Spark
Owen Smith, Rich Drobner, Ken Barkee
Iris Sandkuhler, Jean Rust, Reid Wood
Teesha Moore, Barbara Schillawski, Carol Stetser
Cathy Condon, Anne Park, Carolyn Bell-Taitt
Joanna Key, Leonora Pierotti, Susan Gold
Sandy Tramel, Gail Smuda, Pete Silvia
Eiichi Matsuhashi, Thomas Larson, Berna J. Finley
Diane Tarter, Debora Meltz, Cheryl Trostrud

Many thanks!

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