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The Center for Book & Paper Arts (CBPA) at Columbia College Chicago is one of the largest and most comprehensive book art facilities in the world. The Center has a large gallery where we exhibit student and faculty work, sponsor a national juried biennial of book and paper art, and inaugurate and host national traveling shows and exhibits. The gallery is open to the public and students, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

The Center for Book & Paper Arts occupies the entire second floor of the Luddington building, 1104 South Wabash and provides facilities and studios for the MFA in Book & Paper students.  It consists of a print facility which includes letterpress and offset, a papermaking studio, a bookbindery, a gallery, a multi-purpose classroom, which is suitable for performance and lectures, a critique room, studio space for artists, a resource room, and offices for the staff.