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018 Taylor HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass64BE166B36E94D8A9689BAB6DF51979F"><p>M.F.A., School of Visual Arts, Penn State, 1980</p><p>B.A., School of Visual Arts, Penn State, 1977</p><p>Martha Carothers taught at Penn State before arriving at UD. She currently teaches visual communications and book arts along with serving as art department Advising Coordinator. Carothers was Chair of the Department of Art, 1992-2001, after which she became Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, 2001-2002, and subsequently Associate Director of University Undergraduate Studies, 2002-2009. Carothers has directed study abroad to Australia since 2002. During 2011-2012, she was a Fulbright Scholar in Hong Kong associated with City University of Hong Kong. Carothers designed and created a hand-bound book commemorating the Fulbright Hong Kong General Education Project.</p><p>Carothers began book arts in graduate school by researching the design and production of children's pop-up and movable books. As a book artist, she has exhibited nationally and internationally, with bookworks included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Library of Congress, and Ruth & Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete & Visual Poetry, Miami, FL. Her bookworks incorporate letterpress printing and handbinding along with computer design and printing. Carothers was awarded Delaware State Arts Council Emerging and Established Artist grants. She has made numerous book arts presentations and offered workshops at Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC, Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, MD, and the Center for Book Arts, New York, NY. Carothers' design and student work emphasizing multi-page and posters have been recognized by Graphis, Print, University and College Designers Association, AIGA, American Association of Museums, HOW, and the Art Directors Club. </p></div><div class="ExternalClassB1EA28CEC3BC4C24B74E4075B6E52E85"><p>​2012 <em>Images & Words / Pages & Books</em><br>Duta Wacana Christian University<br> Yogyakarta, Indonesia</p><p>2012 <em>American Popular Culture in Artist's Books</em><br>United International College<br>Zhuhai, China</p><p>2012 <em>Impact of Design Decisions on the Content of Corporate Social Responsibility Websites</em> <br>The 11th Asia-Pacific Conference of the Association for Business Communication <br>Seoul, South Korea </p><p>2012 <em>Words on the Page</em> <br>Savannah College of Art and Design Hong Kong<br>Hong Kong, China</p><p>2012 United States Consulate General Hong Kong<br>Hong Kong America Center<br>Po and Helen Chung Foundation Hong Kong<br>University Grants Council Hong Kong <br>City University of Hong Kong </p><p>2011 <em>Books, Pages, Images, Words</em><br>City University of Hong Kong<br>Hong Kong, China<br></p><p>2011 <em>Travel Writing and Autobiography in Student Book Arts</em><br>Savannah College of Art and Design Hong Kong<br>Hong Kong, China</p></div><div class="ExternalClass52C1FCB8F5A5479399EF3AB1926F6456"><p>Tuesday 1:30pm - 3:30pm<br><span style="line-height:1.6;">Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30am</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">​</span><br></p></div>PresentationsOffice and Advising Coordinator Hoursmartha@udel.eduCarothers, Martha302-831-0387<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/Examples/carothers.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Professor Emerita

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