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Worktable Wednesday

Wow. I have not done one of these Worktable Wednesday posts in quite a while! I wish I had some work in progress to show you, but my table has been used for a different reason lately.The Focus on Book Arts conference is a month away. My original session of Three
24 May 2017 Read more

Book Arts Guide to Vermont Open Studio Weekend

Welcome to the Spring 2017 Book Arts Guide to Vermont Open Studio WeekendIt's time for my biannual rundown of the book artists participating in Vermont Open Studio Weekend (May 27 & 28). Some of these talented folks are also members of the Book Arts Guild of Vermont (B.A.G.), an organization of which I am a member.I
23 May 2017 Read more

Happy National Notebook Day!

That's right folks, today marks the second annual National Notebook Day. This event takes place on the third Thursday of May each year.I love blank books - there's such a world of possibility that lives within those pages. I believe that books are a great vehicle for telling your story, whether with words, images,
18 May 2017 Read more

Vermont Open Studio Weekend – Montpelier/Worcester/Berlin Artists

Vermont's Spring Open Studio Weekend is celebrating its silver anniversary this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, May 27 & 28. Twenty-five years is quite a milestone!Open Studio Weekend is a statewide celebration of the visual arts and creative process, offering a unique opportunity for visitors to meet a wide variety of artists and
16 May 2017 Read more

Book Arts at North Country Studio Workshops 2018

Omigod omigod omigod omigod.Hedi Kyle is coming to Vermont! Yep. That Hedi Kyle. This is pretty much the best thing ever.From January 23-28, 2018, she'll be teaching at North Country Studio Workshops (NCSW) in Bennington, VT. Every other year, NCSW offers five-day intensive workshops for those seeking a collaborative and creative learning experience. The
10 May 2017 Read more

Focus on Book Arts Faculty-Staff Exhibit

Now through June 10th, the Focus on Book Arts conference has a Faculty-Staff Exhibit at the Collins Gallery of the Central Library in downtown Portland, Oregon. My artist's book/game hybrid, You Can't Take it with You, will be part of the exhibition.I'm so honored to have my work shown alongside such a spectacular group of artists.
2 May 2017 Read more

Happy Preservation Week!

Hey everyone - it's Preservation Week! This annual event, presented by the American Library Association (ALA), is going on now through April 29th.Here's what the ALA has to say about the event:Memories and treasures should last a lifetime and be passed on to future generations. Sponsored by the ALA’s Association of Library
23 Apr 2017 Read more

Happy National Library Week!

Everyone knows that libraries are awesome, so it's no surprise that there's a National Library Week designed to celebrate this awesomeness. This year the event takes place April 9-15, 2017 and the theme is Libraries Transform.From the American Library Association's website:First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored
9 Apr 2017 Read more

International Edible Book Festival

The arrival of April Fool's Day also means that it's time for the International Edible Book Festival. Yes, this is a real thing. And it's super cool.This annual event takes place on/around April 1st and it's celebrated worldwide. The premise is simple - create books out of edible materials (a.k.a.
1 Apr 2017 Read more

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