Book artist and graphic designer Tania Baban received her B.F.A. in Communication Design from Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles. Her artist's books are held in private, institutional, and international collections, including those of the Getty Research Institute, Otis College of Art & Design, the University of Southern California and Brown University Libraries, and the National Gallery of Australia. Baban's work has been selected for display in recent shows at The Center for Book Arts in New York, and in California at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla, the Cerritos Library, The San Francisco Center for the Book, the O'Hanlon Center for the Arts in Mill Valley, and the University Art Gallery at Cal State East Bay (Cutting Edge Books exhibit).

Baban teaches book arts workshops for groups and individuals, including recent events for Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, Antioch University Los Angeles, Hiromi Paper International, the Idyllwild (CA) Summer Arts Program, and the Ruskin Art Club, Los Angeles. She taught for, and served on the board of, the Los Angeles Book Arts Center from 2003 to 2007. Also in 2003, she co-founded Conflux Press, a small press that publishes custom trade books and handmade chapbooks.

Baban has worked in the field of graphic design and advertising for more than two decades, including 13 years as an art director and designer with the National Football League's Creative Services Group. In the summer of 2007, she moved her studio from Los Angeles to Prescott, Arizona.

Baban also is the owner of Atelier Baban, an art and design studio specializing in handmade invitations and art cards, which have been featured twice in the Los Angeles Times and have been carried in exclusive stationary and gift stores in California, Arizona and, internationally, in Geneva and Riyadh.

Tania Baban
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