Marnie Powers-Torrey portrait
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Art/Art History Department
  • Managing Director, Book Arts Program & Red Butte Press
  • Associate Librarian, Marriott Library

Professional Service

  • Holle Award for Excellence in Book Arts. juror. 03/01/2018 - 03/30/2018
  • College Book Art Association. Paper reviewer for 2016 conference papers. 06/01/2015 - 09/01/2015
  • College Book Art Association. Steering Committee Member. 01/01/2014 - present
  • College Book Arts Association. Vice-President for Nominations & Membership; Steering Committee member; Executive Committee member; Chair of Nominations & Membership Committee. 01/01/2014 - 01/01/2016

Internal Service

  • Annual Book Arts Program PrintAppreciation. Co-coordinator & Presenter, 12/06/2018 - 12/06/2018. Department service.
  • RPT Advisory Committee. member, 10/10/2018 - 10/10/2018. College service.
  • Co-coordinated & Facilitated activities for Marriott Library Hooplaza. 09/06/2018 - 09/06/2018. College service.
  • Search Committee for Community Outreach & Studio Coordinator. Chair, 08/01/2018 - 11/30/2018. College service.
  • Tenure-line Subcommittee. member, 07/01/2018 - 09/30/2018. College service.
  • Project Youth. facilitator of hands-on workshop, 04/25/2018 - 04/25/2018. University service.
  • Annual Book Arts Program PrintAppreciation. Coordinator & Presenter, 09/01/2017 - 11/10/2017. Department service.
  • Coordinated and delivered activities for Marriott Library Hooplaza. 08/11/2017 - 09/07/2017. College service.
  • Faculty Review Committee. member, 06/21/2017 - present. College service.
  • Project Youth. presenter for K-12 campus visits, 04/26/2017 - 04/26/2017. University service.
  • University Teaching Committee. Committee Member, 07/01/2016 - present. University service.
  • University Academic Advisors Committee. Marriott Library Liaison, 03/17/2016 - present. University service.
  • Search Committee for new Book Arts Faculty & Designer. Chair, 01/01/2016 - 09/01/2016. Department service.
  • Chaired Search Committee for Community Outreach Coordinator. Chair, 11/01/2015 - 06/01/2016. College service.
  • Designed & Oversaw activities for Book Arts at Hooplaza. Co-coordinator & participant, 05/01/2015 - 09/09/2015. College service.
  • Coordinated and hosted informal, external Academic Program review with Steve Miller, Head of Graduate Book Arts Program, University of Alabama. 05/01/2015 - 06/30/2015. College service.
  • Arts & Health/Wellness & Arts & Social Justice . 04/24/2015 - 04/24/2015. College service.
  • Co-chair Academic & Credit Bearing Initiative Committee. 01/01/2015 - present. College service.
  • Chaired faculty search for Book Arts. Chair, 09/01/2014 - 05/01/2016. College service.
  • CFA Career-line faculty working group/Ad-hoc Committee for CFA Career-line policies & procedures. member, 09/01/2014 - 03/01/2015. College service.
  • Initiated, co-developed, and oversaw Exhibitions Advisory Committee. 02/01/2012 - 06/01/2015. College service.
  • Marriott Library Advisory Council. member, 01/01/2009 - 12/31/2015. College service.
  • Oversight of Special Collections Gallery. Coordinator, 01/01/2008 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Great American Read Kick-off Event at Salt Lake City Library. 05/12/2018 - 05/12/2018
  • STEAM teaching with MeadowLark Elementary School. 11/30/2017 - present
  • Coordinate, Accept, Condition Report, Install OPEN/SET Exhibition in partnership with the American Academy of Bookbinding. 09/01/2017 - 01/19/2018

Outreach

  • Visual Journal workshop with Huntsman Cancer Institute Wellness Program. 06/27/2018 - 06/27/2018
  • Visual Journal workshop for wellness group. 05/18/2018 - 05/18/2018
  • Visual Journal Workshop for wellness group. 05/04/2018 - 05/04/2018
  • Oversight of K-12 Outreach Programming that serves 5,000 plus K-12 students and 130 teachers directly and @ 48,000 students indirectly. 01/01/2007 - present
  • Oversight of annual adult community programming for Book Arts Program; Co-development & Co-coordination (planning & implementation) for 2016 community programming funded by NEA grant. 05/18/2001 - present

Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Celebrate U for publication of fine press edition Stranger & Stranger by Katharine Coles & Maureen O'Hara Ure. Marriott Library & University of Utah, 04/19/2018
  • 2016 Celebrate U; NEA Funding for 2016 Community Workshops. Marriott Library & University of Utah, 03/10/2016

Affiliations

  • American Printing History Association (APHA), member, 03/01/2015 - present
  • Ladies of Letterpress (LOLP), member, 01/01/2012 - present
  • Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts (ILSSA), member, 01/01/2008 - present
  • College Book Art Association (CBAA), Founding member, 01/01/2008 - present
  • Guild of Book Workers (GBW), Former Chapter Chair & Treasurer; Consistent member, 09/01/2001 - present
  • College Art Association (CAA), member, 01/01/1997 - 01/01/2010

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