The Oscar Lewis Awards
The Book Club of California
03 February 2014
Image: Johanna Drucker
Author and book artist Johanna Drucker (M.A. Visual Studies '82, Ph.D. Ecriture '86) was announced the recipient of the 2014 Oscar Lewis Award for Book Arts by The Book Club of California, and will be honored at the 2014 Oscar Lewis Awards on March 31 at The Book Club of California in San Francisco.
Drucker was recognized for the depth of her "impressive" accomplishments and the broad scope and volume of her contributions, as well as her dedication to her field. Her limited edition works are held in special collections and libraries worldwide, and she is internationally known for her work in the history of graphic design, typography, experimental poetry, fine art, and the digital humanities. Drucker is Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of Bibliography at UCLA and her expertise lies in book preservation.