Events and Workshops

To submit a listing to this page, please email communications1@collegebookart.org . There is no charge for listings, which will be updated within a week of submission.

The Morgan Conservatory’s Summer Workshops
"Join us this summer for a workshop in book arts, papermaking, or printmaking"

Spaces are still available in many of The Morgan Conservatory’s Summer Workshops.The Morgan Conservatory seeks out nationally recognized artists and educators to teach workshops in book binding and book arts, hand papermaking, and printmaking.

Additional workshop descriptions, full teaching artist’s biographies, and registration are available online here http://www.morganconservatory.org/workshops-by-category, or by calling, 216.361.9255.

2018 Summer Workshop Listing PDF

Exhibition ~ Sense of Place: HERE

June 21–September 21, 2018
Galaudet Gallery
618 S. Farwell Eau Claire, WI

Exhibit has over 40 artists with over 70 pieces of art

Galaudet Gallery in downtown Eau Claire is open Wednesday–Sunday, noon–8pm. Monday and Tuesday by appointment.

http://galaudetgallery.wixsite.com/ggllc
http://galaudetgallery.wixsite.com/ggllc/soph

American Bookbinders Museum Upcoming Exhibitions

The Joy of Cookbooks
June 23, 2018–August 25, 2018
The cookbook is a snapshot of its time, its culture, and its owner. Omnivore Books and the American Bookbinders Museum are delighted to present The Joy of Cookbooks, drawing from Omnivore’s shelves as well as from the collection of Omnivore owner Celia Sack. Come see why, after 2000 years, the cookbook is still going strong.

Hand Bookbinders Annual Members Exhibition (HBC 46)
September 10, 2018–October 26, 2018
Each year the HBC sponsors an Annual Members’ Exhibition open for viewing to the general public. The artworks displayed reflect the various interests of HBC’s diverse membership, and can include design bindings, fine press, artists’ books, calligraphy, conservation, box-making, historical structures, and paper decoration.

https://bookbindersmuseum.org/exhibitions/

Maria G Pisano Exhibit

Maria G Pisano’s article “Mark To Impress” was just published in The California Printmaker’s Journal of The California Society of Printmakers 2018, The New Print: Marriage of Technology and Tradition. The article focuses on two recent books, published by Memory Press, Colors of Memory and Caudex Folium. Both works use the new media of laser cut wood and plexiglass plates alongside collagraphs and stencil plates to actualize the text and designs of the pages. To read more about these books please visit web site:  www.mariagpisano.com

To read, download a free digital copy or purchase magazine visit:http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1431083

Memory Press was invited to exhibit three artist books in “Ensemble: Inspiration and the Artist’s Book” – June- August 2018 - Laramie County Library, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Here’s a link to the exhibit on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/2119715911372138/

Upcoming Workshops at the University of Utah Book Arts Program, Salt Lake City

Let's Get Digital on the Letterpress 
Crane Giamo, Marnie Powers-Torrey & Amy Thompson

September 7
Friday, 4:00 – 8:00 & Saturday, 9:00–5:00
Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, Level 4

$155, register online: https://umarket.utah.edu/um2/marriottlibbookarts/product.php?product=25

Skip the typesetting, bypass the carving, and get digital with current design software and photopolymer plates to letterpress print digitally designed text, illustrations, or halftone images. Come with a text or image and spend the first part of the day in a Marriott Library computer lab learning to create the digital files required for conversion into film negatives. Then, in the afternoon, use these negatives to make a photopolymer plate to print on the letterpress. Meld old and new technologies and depart with a group portfolio of print samples. All levels are welcome— instructors help participants match skill level with appropriate project plans.

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Book as Archive & Enclosure 
Alicia Bailey
Co-sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Chapter 
of the Guild of Book Workers

October 26 & 27 
Friday & Saturday, 10:00 – 5:00
Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library

$185, register online: https://umarket.utah.edu/um2/marriottlibbookarts/product.php?product=31

Regarding bookwork as interactive sculptural objects, Bailey has developed various ways of adapting traditional binding and structures to create books designed to hold dimensional objects. In this workshop, participants create two books to showcase and house both dimensional objects and flat artifacts. With great flexibility at the spine and sturdy, rigid pages, these books work well when handled or displayed as traditional book forms or as sculptural objects. Bring personal images and artifacts to build enclosures that are sculptural narratives or archives of memory.

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Summer and fall workshop registration is now open at the Book Arts Program in the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah! We’ll host close to twenty community offerings in book arts this year, including half-day, weekend, and multi-session workshops, as well as drop-in sessions and guest artist lectures. 

Please visit our website for a complete listing of workshops including instructor bios, class fees, and links to sign up:

http://www.lib.utah.edu/collections/book-arts/community/workshops.php

For questions or additional information, please contact bookartsprogram@utah.edu
And you can also stay in the loop by following us on social media: @bookartsprogram
We look forward to a great year of community programming and we hope you’ll be able to join us for a class!


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