Juried and invitational exhibitions and events

  • July 2021, “I Colour Outside the Lines”, Bromsgrove Hotel & Spa, Birmingham, UK
  • June/July 2021, “Share Bears”, Backlit Galleries, Nottingham, UK
  • November/December 2019, The Fronteer Open, exhibition in Sheffield, UK
  • September 2019 Sheffield’s Book Art Fair, Sheffield, UK
  • Summer 2017, SoB bookbinding competition show in London, UK
  • 2016, We love your books, dot/dash, online exhibition: http://rejectamenta.com/wlyb/dot-dash-2016/
  • October, November 2015, Bookmarks during BILA III (the 3rd edition of the Biennial for the Artist‚Äôs Book Treviso), Veneto Region, Treviso, Italy
  • November 2015, Accordingly … Art + Text, at a44, Bath, UK
  • October 2015, Exhibition of the Sheffield International Artist Book Prize, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, UK
  • April 2015, “Multilines, multivoices, shapes and photos (Friendly synergy – artist’s book)”, Library of the Goethe Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • June/July 2015, “Hello Hedi”, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland OR, USA
  • April – July 2015, “Contained Narrative”, MCBA, Minneapolis MN, USA
  • Febuary/March 2015, “Artist Book Cornucopia VI”, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, USA
  • 2014, “Multilines, multivoices, shapes and photos (Friendly synergy – artist’s book)”, library in Petrinja, Croatia
  • 2014, “Coptically Bound”, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, USA
  • 2014, Book Art Exhibition leading up to the Book Arts fair at Liverpool Central Library, UK
  • 2014, “Fluxjob”, Minneapolis Center for Book Arts, USA
  • 2010, “10. K√ľnstlerbuchmesse” in Chemnitz
  • 2010, “Small”, exhibition of tiny artist’ books in the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh
  • 2008 “Bookopolis” in Ashville, North Carolina, USA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012, “Message under cover”, Bezirksbibliothek Beuel

Other collaborative projects/exhibitions

  • Inspire Exhibition in Beeston Library, UK, 2018
  • Bookmarks XIII, related venues in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, and Australia
  • Multilines, multivoices, shapes and photos (Friendly synergy – artist’s book). A collaborative Project with Zoran Vidakovic
  • An Encyclopaedia of Everything, exhibition in October D.V. at the K2NSA Gallery at Durban, South Africa
  • Nordic International Mail Art Biennale 2014, Oslo, Norway


  • Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, UK
  • Baylor University Libraries, Artist Book Collection of the Crouch Music and Art Library , Waco TX, USA
  • Cleveland Institute of Art, Artist Book Collection of the Gund Library, Cleveland OH, USA
  • University of San Diego, Copley Library, Special Collections, San Diego CA, USA
  • UC Berkeley Libraries, Berkeley Ca, USA
  • private collectors in Germany, UK, Canada, USA


Hilke Kurzke, handmade books
photography Studio Ernst, Bonn
  • 1000 Artists’ Books: Exploring the Book as Art, Sandra Salamony and Peter and Donna Thomas, Quarry Books, June 2012
  • 500 handmade books. Volume 2, Julie Chen (Juror), Lark Crafts 2013.
  • Title page and feature for the UWE Book Arts Newsletter Issue No. 98