Emily Tipps portrait
  • Program Manager and Instructor, Book Arts Program
  • Associate Librarian, Marriott Library

Professional Service

  • College Book Art Association. Role: Editorial Board Member. The Editorial Board is advisory to the Editor, and collaborates with the Editor to review progress, develop strategic goals, approve journal policies, practices, and house style, recruit Peer Reviewers, and solicit materials for the journal. 05/2017 - 05/2020
  • College Book Art Association. Role: Board Member. Serve on the board of national professional organization. 01/01/2014 - present
  • College Book Art Association. Role: Chair, Awards Committee. Chair committee responsible for publicizing, adjudicating, and making awards, including project grants, travel grants, and career awards. 01/01/2014 - present
  • Guild of Book Workers. Role: Treasurer, Rocky Mountain Chapter. Manage finances and contribute to board decisions for local chapter of national professional organization. 06/01/2011 - present

Internal Service

  • Served on the Hooplaza planning committee. Planned, organized, and executed activities for craft table on the day of the event. committee member, 04/26/2016 - 09/08/2016. College service.
  • Served on search committee for Marriott Library faculty position: Book Arts Designer and Instructor. committee member, 04/18/2016 - 08/01/2016. College service.
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee. committee member, 04/16/2015 - 04/2017. College service.
  • Marriott Library's ad hoc Pay Equity Task Force. task force member, 07/2013 - 08/2013. College service.
  • Search Committee: Assistant Head, Scholarship and Education Services. committee member, 07/2012 - 08/2012. College service.
  • Academic and Credit-Bearing Task Force. secretary (2012); member (Book Arts Program working group), 01/2012 - present. College service.

Outreach

  • Welcomed community members to studio and helped them to letterpress print greeting cards in an outreach activity promoting Book Arts Program learning opportunities. 11/11/2016 - 11/11/2016
  • Co-taught hands-on bookbinding activity and led studio tour to two groups of sixth graders from Project Youth. 04/27/2016 - 04/27/2016
  • Presented Book Arts-related projects, collections, and educational opportunities to three groups of East High Key Club and Kiwanis members in the Special Collections Reading Room. 04/22/2016 - 04/22/2016
  • table representing Book Arts Program at Alt Press Festival at the City Library, SLC. 01/12/2014 - 01/12/2014
  • table with hands-on activities, representing Book Arts Program at Utah Humanities Book Festival at the City Library, SLC. 10/20/2012 - 10/20/2012
  • table representing Book Arts Program at Alt Press Festival at the City Library, SLC. 07/07/2012 - 07/07/2012
  • teach numerous hands-on, bookmaking interdisciplinary sessions in the Book Arts Studio to classes from across campus. 01/2012 - present
  • table with hands-on activities, representing Book Arts Program at Utah Humanities Book Festival at the City Library, SLC. 10/20/2011 - 10/20/2011

Honors & Awards

  • Scholarship to attend 2014 Standards of Excellence in Hand Bookbinding Seminar. Guild of Book Workers, 08/2014
  • Third place in national juried artists' books exhibition. ArtBound, University of Florida Libraries, Gainesville, FL, 09/2010
  • Grant to fund artist's book project. CGGC Scholarship, 08/2007
  • Grant to support graduate study at University of Alabama. Windgate Fellowship, 08/2007

Affiliations

  • College Book Art Association (CBAA), Board Member, 01/2014 - present
  • College Book Art Association (CBAA), Awards Committee Chair, 01/2014 - present
  • Guild of Book Workers (GBW), Treasurer, Rocky Mountain Chapter, 07/2011 - present
  • Student Advisory Committee, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alabama (SAC), Treasurer, 09/2007 - 10/2008

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