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
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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.
Welcome to the 2016 Book Arts Guide to Vermont Open Studio WeekendIt's time for my annual rundown of the book artists participating in Vermont Open Studio Weekend (coming up on May 28 & 29). Some of these talented folks are also members of the Book Arts Guild of Vermont, an organization I hold near and
The Wells Book Arts Center recently announced their 2016 Summer Institute. Here's their fantastic lineup:Week 1 – July 17-23:Michael Bixler – Typecasting and Monotype CompositionDiane Bond – Decorative Paste Paper and BeyondSteven Lee-Davis -Wood Engraving: Well Crafted IllustrationScott McCarney – Experiential Artists BooksBrad Vetter – Pressure Printing & Contemporary LetterpressWeek 2 –
Welcome to the 2015 Book Arts Guide to Vermont Open Studio WeekendIt's time for my annual nod to the many book artists participating in Open Studio Weekend. Many of these talented folks are also members of the Book Arts Guild of Vermont, an organization I hold near and dear to
Last week I attended the opening for Ken Leslie's Gold Dome Cycle at the Vermont Supreme Court. I was particularly interested in seeing the exhibit because I'm taking a workshop with Ken at the Paper and Book Intensive in May - he'll be teaching how to make his toroidal (a.k.a. doughnut-shaped) book
Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books (MIMB) was a traveling exhibition of handmade artists’ books curated by Hui-Chu Ying, Professor of Art at the University of Akron. Printmaking teachers at colleges and universities were invited to make a handmade book in an edition of six - five were given to Ying for
Sometimes I feel like I just can never get on top of things. There are people out there patiently waiting for books from me. Case in point - my Book Arts Improv books from 2012. I still haven't finished the editions for three of my books and I have yet to
There wasn't much work for me to do today, which is good because our games had to be completed early in the day. We had to clean up the studio and get ready for a campus-wide studio walk in the evening. My last tasks were to finish my instruction manual and
Today was the day I feared most - assembly of the game board. I should probably clarify this, in that the fear was of messing up the assembly of the game board. I had just enough pressure printed paper to get the job done, with no extra. No room for error.