Book Art

Stephanie Mahan Stigliano

The prints and artist’s books of Stephanie Mahan Stigliano are included in the collections of the Fogg Museum and the Houghton Library of Harvard University, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum for Women in the Arts, as well as numerous public libraries nationwide. She is currently a faculty member of Walnut Hill School for the Arts of Natick, MA, where she teaches Printmaking and The Book as Art. She has served on the Malden Cultural Council, and is a member of Boston Printmakers. Her artwork has been published on video and in print.

Selected exhibitions:
2011  Book Art: World of the Limitless; ArtSpace Gallery Maynard, MA
2011  The Illustrated Accordion, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Kalamazoo, MI
2011  Beyond the Book, Honan Allston Library, Allston, MA
2010  Boston Book Art, Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, MA
2010  Artists and Books, The Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
2008  Seven Visions: Folded Environments; Catich Gallery, St Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
1997-2007  Book Arts Show Biennial, Cambridge Artists Cooperative, Cambridge, MA
2006  From Two to Three Dimensions: Prints into Books – seven artists display work in a traveling exhibition: Huret/Specter Gallery–Emerson College, Boston, MA and artSPACE @ 16, Malden, MA
2004  Shelf Life; Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
2003  The Shape of Content; Rivier College, Hanover, NH
2002  Moving Pages: A Journey Through Book Art – Mercedes Nunez and Stephanie Mahan Stigliano; Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
2002  From the Library of________ – three artists; PROJECT, Wichita, KS
2001  Book Explorations; The New Art Forum, Kingston, MA
1999  Autobiographical Impulse – four book artists; Starr Gallery, Newton Centre, MA
1999  Book Arts; Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
1999  Book Arts; Society of Functional Art, New York, NY
1998  New Frontiers in Book Arts – Artists’ Books in New England; Lowell St. Gallery, Cambridge
1996  The New Storytellers: One-of-a-Kind Artists’ Books in Boston Libraries and Museums; Widener Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1995  From the Collection; Morton Godine Library, Massachusetts College of Art
1994  Out of Bounds – Exhibition of Artists’ Books; Creative Arts Workshop - New Haven, CT
1994  Baker's Dozen – Artists’ Books; McKillop Gallery, Salve Regina University - Newport, RI
1993  Books as Art; Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, FL
1993  Why Artists' Books; Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1993  ABC Books; Newton Public Library, Newton, MA
1992  Artists' Books, Alternative Prints & Sculpture – two person exhibition with Deborah Klotz-Paris; Center for the Arts at the Chocolate Church–Bath, ME
1991 Turning Pages – An Exhibition of Artists’ Books; The Space Gallery, Boston, MA

Selected awards:
2010  Artist-In-Residence, First Parish Unitarian/Universalist in Malden, MA
2005  Residency at Round Top Center for the Arts, Printmaking
1999  Malden 350th, Best of Show, Malden, MA
1986  Massachusetts College of Art Painting and Printmaking Award
1984  Nashua Corporation Award at the Henley Exhibition
1984  Fayetteville Museum Exhibition, Honorable Mention
1983  International Paper Company Award at the Henley Exhibition
1980  Bailey, Banks and Biddle Competition: Second place
1980  Honors Graduate Philadelphia College of Art

Noted Collections:
Bank of Boston, Boston, MA
Bailey/Howe Library, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, ME
Baylor University, Crouch Music and Fine Arts Library, Waco, TX
Charles Shain Library, Connecticut College, New London, CT
Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA  
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Kansas State University Beach Special Collections, KS
Morton Godine Library, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Print Collection, Boston, MA
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
New Directions Publishing Company, New York, NY
Rockefeller Library, Brown University, Providence RI
Sacred Heart Gallery, Sacred Heart College, Hartford, CT
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS
University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA
William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA