Carol Barton

Adjunct Instructor of Art and the Book
Degree programs: 
MA Art and the Book

Personal Information

Carol Barton is a book artist, curator, and teacher who has published several editions and has organized both local and national shows, including the Smithsonian Institution's Science and the Artist's Book exhibition. Her work is exhibited internationally and is in numerous collections, including the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. She has taught at elementary, high school, and university levels, and has conducted adult workshops at art centers internationally. She is on the faculty at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and the Corcoran School of Art and Design in Washington, D.C. She has had residencies at the Bogliasco Foundation in Italy and the Sacatar Foundation in Brazil. Her most recent books, The Pocket Paper Engineer, Volumes 1 and 2, are how-to guides to making pop-up cards and pages.

Occupation: 

Book Artist, Paper Engineer, Author, Teacher

Exhibitions: 

Ms. Barton has organized several exhibitions, including the Smithsonian Institution's Science and the Artist's Book exhibition.

Collections: 

Her work is included in numerous collections, including the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. 

Publications: 

Ms. Barton’s most recent books, The Pocket Paper Engineer, Volumes 1, 2, and 3 are how-to guides to making pop-up cards and pages.

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Ms. Barton has taught at elementary, high school, and university levels, and has conducted adult workshops at art centers internationally. She has had residencies at the Bogliasco Foundation in Italy and the Sacatar Foundation in Brazil. In addition to teaching at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, she is on the faculty of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.