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Mary Clare
Art + Design
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4910
Offset printing, digital pre-press, editorial and book design, letterpress, typography
Courses Taught
Print Production
Research Interests
Mary Clare Butler’s work explores the relationship between economic modes of production and the environment. Through process-driven artist’s books, prints, and performances, Butler investigates the influence of artistic intervention and experimentation in visual communication.

MFA Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Art, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL

BFA Graphic Design, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL

Selected Publications

Journal of Artists’ Books 38
Journal of Artists’ Books 37

Selected Exhibitions

• New Impressions in American Letterpress, Hamilton Woodtype and Printing Museum, Two Rivers WI

• Albert P. Weisman Awards Exhibition, Arcade Gallery, Chicago IL

• EXPO Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago IL

• Pulp, Ink, Thread, C33 Gallery, Chicago IL

• Art Crank Chicago, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago IL

• Hot Off the Press, Spudnik Press Cooperative, Chicago IL

• The Documentary Book, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL


FA 252
Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4910
Office Hours
By appointment only.
Main Campus