Keri Miki-Lani Schroeder
Keri Miki-Lani Schroeder is a book artist based in San Antonio, Texas. She produces limited-edition artist’s books under the imprint of Coyote Bones Press. Schroeder is the 2020-2021 Artist in Residence for the Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University, and teaches Book Art classes at various institutions including Southwest School of Art and Austin Book Arts Center. She produces Books in the Wild Podcast, and co-owns and designs for The Paper Carnival with book artist Julie Chen.
Schroeder holds an MFA in Book Art & Creative Writing from Mills College, and BA in Art History from UNLV. In 2016, she was awarded the Mills College Book Art Teaching Fellowship. Schroeder worked as a studio assistant for Julie Chen at Flying Fish Press, and as an edition bookbinder at BookLab II with master bookbinder Craig Jensen, before founding Coyote Bones Press full-time in 2020.
Her research-based book works incorporate sculptural book structures and found objects, combining traditional and contemporary bookbinding and printing techniques. Reoccurring themes in her work include memory and mourning, the landscape and histories of the Mojave desert, relics and artifacts. Her books have been exhibited across the country, and are held in prominent special collections libraries including UC Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford, RISD, The British Library, Penn State, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, and Savannah College of Art and Design.