Submissions needed for 1,000 Artist Journal Pages


Rockport Publishers/Quarry Books is an international publisher of
high-quality visual and idea books for design professionals and
creative enthusiasts—crafters, artists, and designers. (Check out our
distinctive title books at: or

We are seeking project contributors for an upcoming book tentatively
titled 1,000 Artist Journal Pages. The book will feature pages of
artists journals created by all kinds of artists.

Projects should be artist journal pages that are bound into a journal
or book or created to be bound in a journal or book. Pages can use any
media and/or found elements and include text, illustration, collage,
sketches, etc.

We are seeking projects in the following categories:
• Sketched or doodled pages
• More is More: using a wide variety of mediums, with images and text
• Collaborative: projects that are considered round robins or worked on by more than one person
• Graphic approach: Emphasis on text as art
• Raw journals: Edgy, truthful and extreme visual journaling
• Fabric: Using fiber materials for construction
• The found journal: using mainly found materials

Please email a SMALL jpg photograph (under 1 MB) of your piece to the
curator/author Dawn DeVries Sokol; contact information is listed below.
There is no entry fee, and you may submit as many pages as you like.
Please include your complete contact information in the email.

You will be notified if your pieces are selected for final publication
at which point you will need to send the actual piece for photography
and instructions. Professional quality high-res photographs on CD are
also acceptable. (Electronic Submission Guidelines will be provided at
that time.)

Contributors will need to sign of Grant of Rights form, and may be
asked to fill out a short questionnaire concerning their work and
creative process. Contributors will be credited on the page their work
appears and in the artist directory. Contributors will have the
opportunity to purchase copies at 50% of the price of the book.

If your entry is selected, it will be printed in full color and a caption.


For more information, please contact:
Dawn DeVries Sokol by e-mail at or

May 15, 2007

Though selections will begin immediately so don’t wait!

[Submitted by Dawn. Visit her blog]