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Jimmy Riordan, Bookmobile Artist in Residence October 3rd – 10th

Anchorage artist Jimmy Riordan collaborates and connects groups of people through his bookmobile library. Described as a social art practice, the Alaska Bookmobile, redefines how we think of spaces and connections via its format and mobility as a place of exchange.

The Bookmobile offers free books, free art supplies and drive-in screenings.


During the residency the Alaska Bookmobile will host a zine info session on Wednesday, October 6th: More information coming soon.

Join us for a Pop-up, Drive-In movie screening with a giant blow-up screen, curated by Michael Walsh Saturday, October 9th, 7:30pm: Outdoors @HCOA, free

Jimmy Riordan, Artist in Schools at Razdolna, February 2023

Book artist, Jimmy Riordan, worked with the elementary students at Razdolna, February 20-24, 2023, teaching them various bookmaking skills, some folded-paper games, and for grades 2-5, how to assemble their…

Circle of Protection: Body, Land, and Spirit ~ Invitational Exhibit, September 2021

To protect the most vulnerable among us, we require visitors to wear masks indoors and we are limited 50% capacity for events (30 people total indoors, masked) with overflow on…

Tamara Wilson & Jimmy Riordan, June 5, 2020

Tamara Wilson is a Fairbanks-based artist and creator of The Lemonade Stand, a mobile exhibit space with the mission to grow and connect creative community. Jimmy Riordan is an artist…

Jimmy Riordan Exhibit, March 2019

Title: LRDL2018.01 In the fall of 2014 Jimmy Riordan began a series of readings, meals and performances that would continue for the next 5 years. Having recently completed the letterpress…

Jimmy Riordan Presentation, Post Common Field Convening, November 12

Alaskan artist Jimmy Riordan returns from a Common Field convention in LA to present to us what he shared.  Join us for a potluck. Common Field is a national network…

Jimmy Riordan, AIS at West Homer Elementary, February 2017

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