CI presents ‘The Art of the Book’
California State University Channel Islands
California State University Channel Islands

Camarillo, CA - The Art program at CSU Channel Islands (CI) is pleased to present “The Art of the Book,” an exhibition of student work at the CI Palm Gallery in downtown Camarillo, on view Monday, Dec. 1, through Monday, Jan. 19. The artists invite the public to join them for an opening reception at the gallery on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The exhibition showcases books made in artist/faculty member Beverly Decker’s Special Topics Art 490 class, as well as the final projects of students in the Art 106 Color and Design course. Featured works explore different mediums including sculpted, altered, fabricated and deconstructed books, as well as mixed media images, text, handmade paper, and more.

Located at 92 Palm Drive in Old Town Camarillo, the CI Palm Gallery is open and free to the public Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For additional information, contact the Art program at 805-437-2772 or

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CSU Channel Islands (CI) is the only four-year, public university in Ventura County and is known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural and international perspectives, and its emphasis on experiential and service learning. CI’s strong academic programs focus on business, sciences, liberal studies, teaching credentials, and innovative master’s degrees. Students benefit from individual attention, up-to-date technology, and classroom instruction augmented by outstanding faculty research. CI has been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is committed to serving students of all backgrounds from the region and beyond. Connect with and learn more about CI by visiting CI’s Social Media.

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