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A Conversation with Paper Maker Velma Bolyard

A Conversation with Paper Maker Velma Bolyard July 11 Room 020 6:30 – 8:00 Collins Memorial Library The University of Puget Sound Velma Bolyard is a fiber, paper and book artist working with mostly locally gathered materials for textile, paper, … Continue reading

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Parallel Universes

One almost has to be in two places at once to be as prolific as Helen Hiebert, paper maker, sculptor, book artist, lecturer, teacher and movie star, to name only a few of her attributes. June 29th, Helen Hiebert, visiting … Continue reading

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From the BARN: May 12th, 2015 May Book Arts Salon *** May 20 *** 7- 9 p.m. If you have a sample of your books, prints or artwork that you’d like to show and tell, or turn into a book, please … Continue reading

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From ARLIS: April 6, 2015   CALIFORNIA RARE BOOK SCHOOL   Here’s What’s New for 2015 Fourteen, 1-Week Intensive Courses Offered  Week 1, August 3-7, Courses at UCLA Born Digital/Digital Collections Forgery in Manuscript & Printed book (NEW) Medieval & … Continue reading

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From the Northwest Books Arts List Serve: March 10, 2015 There are three very special letterpress workshops happening in the month of April at the School of Visual Concepts, Seattle. We are now at 2300 7th Ave, just a few … Continue reading

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From Richard at ARLIS, Jan. 21st 2015: The winter 2015 exhibitions open at the Center for Book Arts in New York City this Friday, January 23, 6:00 -8:00 pm, and there will be an Open House with demonstrations on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Story to Tell

     Everyone has a story to tell. I am not speaking about a simple tale, a joke, or about something that happened yesterday on the way to the forum. I am speaking of those personal narratives which make us different … Continue reading

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Old becomes New

I think artifacts related to the book arts, fall into three categories.  (1)  Objects that don’t resemble books at all but are important, (2) Curiosities that look like books, but aren’t, and (3) Those items which aren’t necessarily art, but … Continue reading

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The Power of the Book

It is often said there is nothing new to create. I don’t believe that. Not for an instant.  Beginning as young artists we are sent out with the missive, paint your world. But too often we become jaded or cynical … Continue reading

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