Artist Profile: Claire Dannenbaum
Claire Dannenbaum is an academic librarian and visual artist living in Eugene, Oregon. Her current work explores the conceptual life of books through manipulation, destruction, reconstruction, and collage. Claire’s bookwork has been exhibited in Oregon, California, and Rhode Island. She was awarded a Celebration Foundation grant in 2012. Working as a librarian continues to be a rich source of inspiration for her projects. Previously, Claire was a filmmaker and her work has screened internationally. She has participated in public panels, been a visiting artist, won a few awards, and has films in university libraries on both coasts.