Robert Gore

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  • Visual and Performing Arts Education (VAPAE)


Robert Gore is the Visual Arts Librarian and curator of the artists’ book collection in the UCLA Arts Library. He holds a Master’s degree in Library Science and a B.A. in English (Hons.) from the University of British Columbia as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Also active as a poet, his poems have appeared in Canadian Literature, Prism International, Contemporary Verse 2, and many other literary journals. His chapbook The Code Between Us was published by Frog Hollow Press in 2002 and he has exhibited his photographs and other works at 23 Sandy Gallery, Artropolis, Artspeak Gallery, Presentation House and other venues.

Robert's work at UCLA includes providing library instruction, research assistance and collections support for the Art, Art History and Design Media Arts departments. He also regularly teaches an introductory artists' books seminar in the Fiat Lux program. View his research and course guides(opens in a new tab).

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