Study Opportunities

The Online Study Opportunities List is a resource for those seeking instruction in the book arts. The last printed issue of this list was produced in 1995. Currently there are over 130 listings from across the United States and around the world. Subjects include all aspects of bookbinding, as well as marbling, papermaking, printing, and many other areas of the book arts. Both individuals and institutions are listed and are organized geographically.

NOTE: This list is only meant to act as a guide. The Guild of Book Workers makes no claims or endorsements about the teaching ability or craft skills of the individuals on the Study Opportunities List. Therefore, the Guild of Book Workers and editor of this list cannot be held responsible for the quality of instructors / programs. Please contact potential teachers for course listings and report any errors or corrections to the Communications Chair:

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Alabama, United States

Name: Embree, Anna
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Box 870252, The University of Alabama, School of Library and Information Studies
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0252
United States
Phone: 201-348-2398
Fax: N/A
Email: annaembree@bookarts.ua.edu
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 5
Instructor Training and Experience: Masters degree in Textiles and Clothing from Iowa State University. Graduate Certificate in Book Arts and Technologies from the University of Iowa Center for the Book. Four-year apprenticeship in bookbinding and rare book conservation at the University of Iowa Libraries.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding for the Book Arts MFA Program, University of Alabama.
Location of Instruction: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Alabama, United States

Name: Institute for the Book Arts - MFA Program in the Book Arts
GBW Member: Yes
Address: School of Library and Information Studies, Univ. of Alabama, Box 870252
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487
United States
Phone: 205-348-1525
Fax: N/A
Email: stevemiller@bookarts.ua.edu
Web: www.bookarts.ua.edu/
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: Beginning bookbinding, boxmaking, full leather binding, blind tooling, artist's books, printing on the hand press,Vandercook, paper making (Eastern & Western), marbling, paste papers, history of the book arts, mending/simple repairs.
Location of Instruction: University of Alabama
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Offers an MFA in the Book Arts, 2 year 48 credit program, workshops of one or more days, classes over an extended period of time, occasional European study tours.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Fine Binding, Artists Books, Printing, Papermaking, Decorative Paper, History, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Alabama, United States

Name: Long, Sharon
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 1005 54th St. E.,
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405
United States
Phone: 205-349-4054
Fax: N/A
Email: tantrasl@dbtech.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 14
Instructor Training and Experience: Participated in two workshops by Fritz and Trudi Eberhardt; studied with Gabriel Rummonds; Steve Miller, Paula Marie Gourley; Tom Killion, Claire Van Vliet, Don Glaister.
Offers Instruction In: Teaches in book arts: Printmaking - etching, monotype, woodcut; bookbinding - book explorations, fine binding; letterpress printing; decorative papers; graphic design.
Location of Instruction: University of Alabama; Birmingham Museum of Art; Instructor's Studio
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Member, Southern Graphics, Maryland Printmakers. Has exhibited at Pyramid Atlantic.
Search Keywords: Printing, Bookbinding, Fine Binding, Decorative Paper, Graphic Design
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Arizona, United States

Name: Andersson, Mark
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Panther Peak Bindery
PO Box 89640
Tucson, AZ 85752
United States
Phone: 520-682-7241
Fax: N/A
Email: mark@pantherpeakbindery.com
Web: www.pantherpeakbindery.com/index.html
Teaching Since: 1997
Instructor Training and Experience: North Bennett Street School graduate, Fulbright scholar in Bookbinding
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding
Location of Instruction: Panther Peak Bindery, Tuscon, AZ
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Current GBW President and past GBW Vice President, Member American Institute for Conservation
Search Keywords: Bookbinding
Last Updated: 9/27/2012


Arizona, United States

Name: Arizona State University; School of Art
GBW Member: Organization
Address: Undergraduate Advisor, Printmaking , School of Art, Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85287-1505
United States
Phone: 602-965-3468
Fax: 602-965-8338
Email: N/A
Web: www.asu.edu/cfa/art/area/printmaking/degree.html
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: Classes offered within the printmaking area include Fine Printing & Bookmaking, Papermaking, and Artists' Books. Excellent letterpress shop including over 1100 cases of type, 3 Vandercooks, a C&P platen press, etc.
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: John Risseeuw Staff printer & shop manager: Daniel Mayer
Search Keywords: Printing, Papermaking, Artists Books
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


California, United States

Name: Juliayn Coleman
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 1381 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 813-1137
Email: jc@bookislandbindery.com
Web: www.bookislandbindery.com
Teaching Since: 2007
Instructor Training and Experience: Instruction in beginning, intermediate, and advanced bookbinding, box making, and book repair.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Box Making, Conservation, Fine Binding
Location of Instruction: Instructor's Studio.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments:
Last Updated: 10/11/2013


California, United States

Name: Collings, Charles L.
GBW Member: No
Address: The Collings Bindery, 410 N. Larchmont. Blvd.,
Los Angeles, California 90004
United States
Phone: 323-460-6333
Fax: 323-460-6333
Email: bookbind@pacbell.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 26
Instructor Training and Experience: Studied basic bookbinding with William Tapia in Los Angeles. Studied with Phillip Smith and Bernard Middleton.
Offers Instruction In: Class is a structured course beginning with case binding and going on to splitboad and laced in board binding. During the splitboard period I introduce leather and hand tooling to the student. Box making, marbled paper, edge work and repair and restoration are introduced during this course of study. The class is open ended and limited to eight students.
Location of Instruction: Instructor's Studio.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Member of The Hand Bookbinders of California.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


California, United States

Name: Deutsch, Lisa
GBW Member: No
Address: 8642 Gregory Way, suite 301
Los Angeles, California 90035
United States
Phone: 310-657-2616
Fax: 310-788-2877
Email: lagourmet@aol.com
Web: www.creativebookbinding.com
Years Teaching: 7
Instructor Training and Experience: Studied book art and book binding with the most prominent book artists in Los Angeles. Through UCLA, Otis, and private instruction at the artists studio.
Offers Instruction In: I offer instruction in book art, book binding, paper crafts, paper decoration, collage, painting, drawing, and sculpture all in realation to book art and self expression.
Location of Instruction: I instruct in my own studio as well as at Otis Institute of Art and Design
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Founder/President Los Angeles Book Arts Center; Owner: Artistic License Unlimited a book arts studio, instrumental in putting together book arts exhibits in Los Angeles and working with the book arts community to promote book art.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Decorative Paper, Other
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


California, United States

Name: Kilmer, Kelly T.M.
GBW Member: No
Address: 7755 Willoughby Ave, #103,
W. Hollywood, California 90046
United States
Phone: 323-654-8842
Fax: 323-654-8842
Email: Egorey99@worldnet.att.net
Web: home.att.net/~egorey99/kellyswebsite.doc.html
Years Teaching: 3
Instructor Training and Experience: Kelly T.M. Kilmer is a mixed media artist and stamp/paper/book arts teacher in the So. California area. She has taught in the New England area several times and Las Vegas. Kelly has taught & demo'd at the major So. California stamp conventions. She is a demonstrator for Acey Deucy. Kelly's work has appeared in the The Studio and The Muse. She attended Mass College of Art and has been an artists all her life.
Offers Instruction In: Mixed Media: Assemblage; collage; bookmaking; journaling; decoupage cards; shrine art; altered books etc...
Location of Instruction: SO. California though I will travel (I have taught in New England and Las Vegas)
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: For references, samples & more information please e-mail me privately.
Search Keywords: Other, Artists Books, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


California, United States

Name: Krause Intaglio & Custom Bindery
GBW Member: No
Address:1205 W 135th Street
Gardena, California 90247
United States
Phone: 310-217-0400
Fax: 310-868-1839
Email: typenut@gmail.com
Web: www.krauseintaglio.com
Teaching since: 1989
Instructor Training and Experience: Meisterbrief Handbuchbinderei (Master Bookbinder), Meisterbrief Schriftsatz (Master Typesetting) Meisterbrief Buchdruck (Master Letterpress), MLS, Dr. Buchgeschichte (Dr. Bookhistory), Printmaker (etching, intaglio, mezzotint). marbled and decorated papers.
Offers Instruction In: Handbookbinding, Letterpress, Printmaking, decorated papers, Prepress (PDF, FILM and Polymer plate making).
Location of Instruction: Shop at our Location
Instructor will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Complete setup to create a Book.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding, Graphic Design, History, Printing
Last Updated: 11/18/2012

 



California, United States

Name: Lehmann, Frank
GBW Member: Yes
Address: P.O. Box 3703,
Vista, California 92085
United States
Phone: 760-758-4142
Fax: 760-631-1869
Email: lehmann@lehmannbindery.com
Web: www.lehmannbindery.com
Years Teaching: 5
Instructor Training and Experience: Traditional English bookbinding and gold finishing. Apprenticed under John Mitchell (UK) in gold finishing. Taught by Tom Albro, David Brock, Maureen Duke.
Offers Instruction In: Boobinding (English); gold finishing.
Location of Instruction: San Diego, CA
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Member Designer Bookbinders, Society of Bookbinders
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


California, United States

Name: Maryatt, Kitty
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 22137 Ave. San Luis,
Woodland Hills, California 91364
United States
Phone: 818-703-0257
Fax: 818-703-0257
Email: twohandspr@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 26
Instructor Training and Experience: MFA in graphic design from UCLA; studied bookbinding with Hugo Peller, 1981; have been practising calligraphy since 1971; printing by letterpress since 1977; making entire books since 1986.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, calligraphy, artists books, letterpress printing.
Location of Instruction: UCLA Extension, Two Hands Press and Scripps College.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: We have printed 34 letterpress books at Scripps College Press where I am an Assistant Professor of Art and Director of the Scripps College Press.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Calligraphy, Artists Books, Printing
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


California, United States

Name: Eleanore Ramsey
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 2821 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 812-0123
Email: eleanore.ramsey@sbcglobal.net
Web:
Teaching Since : 1980
Instructor Training and Experience: I have been teaching semi-private lessons in my studio since 1980.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding
Location of Instruction: Private studio
Will Travel:
Additional Comments:
Last Updated: 4/27/2013


California, United States

Name: San Francisco Center for the Book
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 375 Rhode Island St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States
Phone: 415-565-0545
Fax: 415-565-0545
Email: info@sfcb.org
Web: www.sfcb.org
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: The Center opened in July 1996, with two longstanding organizations, Pacific Center for the Bookarts and Hand Bookbinders of California as institutional members.
Offers Instruction In: Classes, lectures, exhibitions, internships and volunteer opportunities. Offering over 150 workshops annually, with instruction in all aspects of bookbinding, letterpress printing, and techniques for artist's books. Teachers, of widely varying background and orientation, are drawn mainly from the vast Bay Area community, though visiting instructors show up frequently. An annual 32-week course in craft bookbinding is sponsored by the Hand Bookbinders of California, with instructors Gillian Boal, John DeMerritt, and Tom Conroy. Schedule of classes and programs published three times a year.
Location of Instruction: Location: Institution
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: The Center provides the expanding book arts community with a home and a source for renewal and collaboration. Through public programs, exhibitions, and classes, with resources of studio workshops and tools, the Center encourages explora tion of all arts of the visible word. As Mallarmé said, ‘Everything in the world exists in order to become a book.’
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Printing, Artists Books, Box Making, History, Decorative Paper, Other
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Colorado, United States

Name: American Academy of Bookbinding
GBW Member: Yes
Address: P.O Box 1590,
Telluride, Colorado 81435
United States
Phone: 970-728-8649
Fax: 970-728-9709
Email: aab@ahhaa.org
Web: www.ahhaa.org
Years Teaching: Since 1993
Instructor Training and Experience: National and international instructors. Founded in 1993 by Tini Miura and Daniel Tucker, academy led by director Don Glaister. Other current faculty include Monique Lallier, Don Etherington, Peter Geraty, Daniel Kelm, Chris McAfee, Gabrielle Fox, Renate Mesmer, Helene Jolis, Brenda Parsons, Coleen Curry.
Offers Instruction In: Courses in Fine Binding, Book Conservation and related subjects. Diploma programs are offered in both Fine Binding and Book Conservation.
Location of Instruction: Two locations: Telluride, Colorado and Summerfield, North Carolina.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Diploma program offered for professional students. Diplomas will be awarded to students who have completed a combination of in-class and independent study and practical work at the Academy and at home.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 09/22/2013

 


Colorado, United States

Name: Peck, Cary
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 4295 Darley Ave.,
Boulder, Colorado 80305-6025
United States
Phone: 303-499-4373
Fax: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 25
Instructor Training and Experience: Custom bookbinding, repair and restoration since 1975. Various special classes over the years with bookbinders in Denver. Books in stacks at University of Colorado, Boulder.
Offers Instruction In: Introduction to bookbinding, marbling, advanced binding if requested.
Location of Instruction: My home classroom
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Connecticut, United States

Name: Creative Arts Workshop, Inc.
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 80 Audubon St.,
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
United States
Phone: 203- 562-4927
Fax: N/A
Email: registrar@creativeartsworkshop.org
Web: www.creativeartsworkshop.org/
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: Current bookbinding instructors are Gisela Noack and Paulette Rosen. Each semester there are also workshops by a variety of binders. Jeff Benjamin teaches letterpress. Barbara Harder heads the printmaking department.
Offers Instruction In: All aspects of basic bookbinding, box construction, mending/simple repairs, restoration.
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: The Polly Lada-Mocarski Bindery was founded by Polly at CAW in 1980. We offer classes year round to the public in bookbinding as well as a variety of arts and crafts.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Connecticut, United States

Name: Gouey, Denis
GBW Member: No
Address: PO Box 1974, 36 Main St.,
Torrington, Connecticut 06790
United States
Phone: 860-482-1556
Fax: 860-482-8517
Email: denis@bookbinding.net
Web: www.bookbinding.net
Years Teaching: 25
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding; preservation; conservation; restoration.
Location of Instruction: Torrington, CT.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Connecticut, United States

Name: Gyorgyey, Mari
GBW Member: No
Address: 374 N. Wilton Rd.,
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
United States
Phone: 203-972 7310
Fax: 203-972 7310 plus * 51
Email: N/A
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 12
Instructor Training and Experience: Hopkins School,Educational Cent. for Arts,St Lukes School, Creative Arts Workshop,Silvermine, UPENN
Offers Instruction In: drawing, painting,etching,collage,book arts
Location of Instruction: mostly CT
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Other, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Connecticut, United States

Name: Paulette Rosen
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 99 Blake Road,
Hamden, Connecticut 06517
Phone: 203-782-1491
Fax: N/A
Email: pauletterosen@sbcglobal.net
Web: N/A
Teaching Since: 1999
Instructor Training and Experience: Studied basic bookbinding for 5 years at Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT and at various master teacher workshops.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Box Making, Suminagashi, Bookbinding for young children
Location of Instruction: Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT; visiting artist at elementary schools;
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Using my skills from an M.A. and a career in child development, I have developed a program for K, 1st and 2nd grade in making accordion books in conjunction with the Yale Center for British Art program on Visual Literacy.
Last Updated: 4/27/2013


Delaware, United States

Name: Renaissance School of Bookbinding
GBW Member: Organization
Address: P.O. Box 7005, 6th & Market Streets,
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
United States
Phone: 302-475-1534
Fax: 302-475-1534
Email: craftbook@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 18
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: A two year course designed to equip graduates to deal with all aspects of bookbinding from simple repairs to fine binding and archivally proper restoration of antique volumes. Field trips and guest instructors.
Location of Instruction: Renaissance School of Bookbinding
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Member of the Guild of Book Workers and the Washington Conservation Guild.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Florida, United States

Name: Muens, Bob
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 513 Fleming Street, Suite 5
Key West, Florida 33040
United States
Phone: 305-293-8881
Fax: N/A
Email: bob20@earthlink.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 13
Instructor Training and Experience: Four years in Conservation Office, Library of Congress; 11 years private practice.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding and box making
Location of Instruction: Private studio which accomodates 10 students.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Georgia, United States

Name: Frellsen, Ann
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 221 Chelsea Drive,
Decatur, Georgia 30030-5003
United States
Phone: 404-727-0307
Fax: 404-727-0053
Email: libavf@emory.edu
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 13
Instructor Training and Experience: Have had training from a variety of instructors over the past 15 years in many formats, including Cheryl Porter, Nicholas Hadgraft and Jim Bloxam from the Montefiascone Project, 6 Paper and Book Intensives, and workshops from artist's like Carol Barton, the Tonkins, etc.
Offers Instruction In: Boxmaking, book repair, bookbinding
Location of Instruction: Emory University Libraries
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Have trained dozens of staff in libraries to perform book repair and construct all types of custom-fitted protective enclosures, disaster planning and response and various bookbinding structures. Currently run successful day-long workshops on 'Preserving Your Treasures.' Member: GBW - Southeast Chapter chair; American Institute for Conservation; Southeast Regional Conservation Association; American Craft Council.
Search Keywords: Box Making, Conservation, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Idaho, United States

Name: Jim Croft
GBW Member: No
Address: Box 211,
Santa, Idaho 83866
United States
Phone: 208-245-3043
Fax: N/A
Email: traditionalhand@gmail.com
Web: http://www.traditionalhand.com/oldway/
Years Teaching: 28
Instructor Training and Experience: Since 1970 self-taught but learning a lot through workshops and visits, sharing at meetings. Specialty is packed sewing, thick books on double cords with clasped wooden boards. Past courses include: 87-'97 - Technology of the Medieval Book; '91 - present - Replica of Flax & Hemp Papermaking; '95, '98, '00 - PBI: Hands Making Hand Tools.
Offers Instruction In: Subjects included in the Old Ways Workshop include: toolmaking and sharpening, hemp and flax processing, papermaking the old way (including a water-powered stamp mill) spinning with a drop spindle, sewing on cords or thongs, wooden covers from tree to book, leather and parchment making, and clasp making.
Location of Instruction: Rural N. Idaho
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: See 'Reports' section of www.futureofthebook.com for reviews of 'Timeless Tech' workshops and 'Technology of the Medieval Book, 1997' workshop.
Search Keywords: History, Papermaking, Bookbinding, Tool Making
Last Updated: 02/04/2014


Illinois, United States

Name: Columbia College Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts,
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 1104 S. Wabash, 2nd Floor,
Chicago, Illinois 60605
United States
Phone: 312-344-6630
Fax: 312-344-8082
Email: book&paper@colum.edu
Web: www.bookandpaper.org
Years Teaching: 9
Instructor Training and Experience: Work with various visiting artists, Bill Drendel, Audrey Niffenegger, Melissa Jay Craig, Barbara Metz, Andrea Peterson, Scott Kellar, and various international experts.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, letterpress, papermaking and alternative photography processes.
Location of Instruction: Columbia College, Chicago
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Offering classes to the public. MFA in Book and Paper Arts (60 Hours) in conjunction with Interdisciplinary Department.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Printing, Papermaking, Other
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Illinois, United States

Name: Karen Hanmer
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 709 Rosedale Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60025
Phone: (847) 724-6324
Email: karen@karenhanmer.com
Web: www.karenhanmer.com
Teaching Since: 2005
Instructor Training and Experience: Training includes private and workshop instruction with Priscilla Spitler, Don Etherington, Scott Kellar, Monique Lallier and other notable binders and book artists. Active, exhibiting book artist since 1997, with work in numerous collections internationally. Workshop, lectures or visiting artist at more than 70 venues. Served on the editorial board of The Bonefolder, the online book arts journal.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Fine Binding.
Location of Instruction: Glenview, IL studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Instruction focuses on building a solid foundation in basic binding skills. Workshop schedule online at http://www.karenhanmer.com/teaching/. Private instruction or special workshops on topics of mutual interest are also available.
Last Updated: 5/2/2013

 


Illinois, United States

Name: Andrew Huot
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 415 Belview Ave
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 660-5583
Email: andrewhuot@gmail.com
Web: www.andrewhuot.com
Teaching Since: 2000
Instructor Training and Experience: MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from the University of the Arts, BS in Printmaking from Portland State University, Conservation experience at the University of Oregon, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, The Wagner Free Institute of Science, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and Illinois State University. Additional workshop training from the American Institute of Conservation and the Guild of Book Workers.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Conservation, History, Printing
Location of Instruction: Instructor's studio, McLean County Arts Center, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign School of Library Science
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments:Conservator for Milner Library at Illinois State University. Past GBW President and Vice-President; member of American Institute of Conservation; member of Midwest Regional Conservation Guild.
Last Updated: 04/27/2013


Illinois, United States

Name: Verhoeven, GS
GBW Member: No
Address: 19903 East 1100th Ave
Dieterich, Illinois 62424
United States
Phone: 217-317-0838
Fax: 217-925-5902
Email: bverhoeven@palamides.de
Web: www.palamides.de
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: 6 years at Tetterode Nederland, Heidelberg dealer Europe, technical advisor mechanical finishing; 5 Years at Wifac Nederland, Dealer for Muller martini, MBO, Perfecta. Technical advisor mechanical finishing; 2 years as production manager for bookbindery group in the Netherlands, 450 Employees; 6 years at palamides GmbH, automatic deliveries
6 years at palamidesUSA Inc, automatic deliveries, General Manager
Offers Instruction In: Mechanical bookbinding, cutting, folding, saddle stitching, sewing, soft cover/ hardcover
Location of Instruction: Everywhere, as long as expenses are paid
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Masters in mechanical bookbinding; Looking to transfer my knowledge
Search Keywords: Bookbinding; Box Making; Tool Making
Last Updated: 9/21/2011


Indiana, United States

Name: Canary, Jim
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Conservation, Lilly Library, Indiana University,
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
United States
Phone: 812-855-3183
Fax: 812-876-1290
Email: jcanary@indiana.edu
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 15
Instructor Training and Experience: Proprietor, Cold Mountain Bindery 1981-Present; Head of Conservation, Lilly Library, Indiana University; 15 years conservation experience at IU.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding; boxes and portfolios; Himalayan papermaking; intro letterpress.
Location of Instruction: Bloomington, IN
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Home address: PO Box 5816 Bloomington, IN 47407
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Papermaking, Printing
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Indiana, United States

Name: Evans, Phil
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 3221 Coppertree Dr.,
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
United States
Phone: 812-330-0158
Fax: 812-330-0159
Email: phil@naples.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 25
Instructor Training and Experience: (25 years teaching at college & university level- not bookarts); 5 years teaching bookbinding and book repair. Worked for the past 6 years as a volunteer at Conservation Lab at Lilly Library, Indiana U., Bloomington, IN. Studied bookbinding the past 4 years with Heinke Pensky-Adam in Englewood, FL.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, book repair, decorative paste paper
Location of Instruction: Own studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments:
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Indiana, United States

Name: Stahlecker, Bonnie
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 6819 Sunrise Drive,
Plainfiled, Indiana 46168
United States
Phone: 317-839-4397
Fax: N/A
Email: bstahlecker@sbcglobal.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 18
Instructor Training and Experience: BFA - University of South Dakota, 1981. MFA - University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1984. Trained with professionals for historical bookbinding. Self-taught in dimensional books.
Offers Instruction In: Historical Bookbinding, Artist's Books, Dimensional and Pop-up Books, Intaglio and Relief Printing
Location of Instruction: studio or institution
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Assisted at the early Paper and Book Intensives, worked with Hedi Kyle, Gary Frost, and the like. Private bookbinding lessons in 2000 and 2001 with Pam Spitzmueller, Martha Little, Julia Miller and Jim Canary. Have taught over 50 workshops including Penland, Haystack. PBI's, MCBA and Columbia College Center for Book and Paper.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Decorative Paper, Printing
Last Updated: 1/13/2005


Iowa, United States

Name: Johnston, Peggy
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 1246 46th Street,
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
United States
Phone: 515-279-2058
Fax: 515-279-2058
Email: lgjohnston@att.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 30
Instructor Training and Experience: BA in art education; substitute and continuing education teacher. Also teach college printmaking and night-time high school art.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, paste paper and other decorative papers, printmaking.
Location of Instruction: Studio, Des Moines Art Center and other locations
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Decorative Paper, Printing
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Iowa, United States

Name: Emily Martin
GBW Member: Yes
Address: The Naughty Dog Press
251 Manchester Lane
Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: (319) 430-5775
Email: emilyjmartin@mchsi.com
Web: www.emilymartin.com
Teaching Since: 1981
Instructor Training and Experience: I have an MFA in painting and have been teaching painting, drawing and book arts classes since the late 70's. I teach book arts classes for the University of Iowa Center for the Book and in workshops around the country.
Offers Instruction In: I teach classes/workshops on moveable/sculptural book forms, carousel books, tunnel books, Jacob's Ladders, single sheet books, magic books and a more conceptual content based class on artist's books.
Location of Instruction: Iowa City, IA
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: I produce open and limited edition artists' books, I exhibit internationally and my books are in public collections internationally.
Last Updated: 5/2/2013


Iowa, United States

Name: University of Iowa Center for the Book
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 216 North Hall
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319- 335-0447
Fax: 319-335 - 2535
Email: center-for-the-Book@uiowa.edu
Web: book.grad.uiowa.edu
Teaching Since: 1986
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Calligraphy, History, Papermaking, Printing.
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: No
Last Updated: 10/05/2013


Maine, United States

Name: Leavitt, Nancy Ruth
GBW Member: Yes
Address: P.O. Box 330, 10 South Spring Street ,
Stillwater, Maine 04489
United States
Phone: 207-827-6088
Fax: N/A
Email: nancy@nancyleavitt.com
Web: www.nancyleavitt.com
Teaching Since: 1983
Instructor Training and Experience: B.A. Art and B.S. Biology, training in Great Britain, student of Peter Halliday, S.S.I., Suzanne Moore, professional calligrapher for 30 years, maker of contemporary illuminated manuscripts, work represented in private and public institutions including, Houghton Library at Harvard, Cambridge, Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., Victoria and Albert Museum, London. University of Western Michigan, Special Collections, Kalamazoo. Teaching workshops in my studio and to calligraphic and book organizations throughout the U.S.
Offers Instruction In: calligraphy, decorative paper/paste paper, artist books
Location of Instruction: My own studio or by arrangement
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Calligraphy Correspondent for the Guild of Book Workers Newsletter; Winner of the 2002 Baxter Society Award; Work regularly featured in Letter Arts Review, most recent feature, 'In Hibernation, a conversation with Nancy Leavitt', LAR 24:1, 2010
Search Keywords: Calligraphy, Artists Books, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 4/28/2010


Maine, United States

Name: Maine Media Workshops
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 70 Camden Street
Rockport, Maine 04856
United States
Phone: 207-236-8581
Fax: 207-236-2558
Email: info@theworkshops.com
Web: www.theworkshops.com
Years Teaching: Since 2008
Instructor Training and Experience: For 34 years, Maine Media Workshops has been a leading educational center for photography and filmmaking. As we observe the boundaries between media forms disappearing, we're seeing an increased interest in courses that take artists to their next level of interest: filmmakers are looking for classes in web publishing, and photographers are interested in multimedia and book design. Beginning in 2008, we now offer a Design & Book Arts Program. Instructors includes Tara Law, Jan Owen, David Wall, Lance Hidy, Bernie Vinzani, Mark Jamra, Michael Alpert, Michael Bixler, and Joelle Leavitt Webber.
Offers Instruction In: Bookmaking, bookbinding, letterpess printing, book design, papermaking, lettering in graphic design (bookbinding, marbling, calligraphy, printing, etc.)
Location of Instruction: The campus of Maine Media Workshops in spring and fall.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments:
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding, Graphic Design, History, Papermaking, Printing
Last Updated: 11/24/2008


Maine, United States

Name: Weigle, Anastasia S.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 10 Longwood Ave.,
Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064
United States
Phone: 207-934-2009
Fax: N/A
Email: inabind.studio@verizon.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 3
Instructor Training and Experience: Teach both adult and children's library book book repair.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, book repair.
Location of Instruction: Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Chair of Archives and Special Collections Section for Maine Library Association; Maine Library Association archivist; New England Library Association member and archivist; adjunct faculty at University of Maine.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Maryland, United States

Name: Barton, Carol
GBW Member: No
Address: 6005 Yale Avenue,
Glen Echo, Maryland 20812
Phone: 301-229-2213
Fax:
Email: cbarton@mindspring.com
Web: www.popularkinetics.com
Years Teaching: 24
Instructor Training and Experience: BFA, 24 years teaching at art centers, schools and colleges across the United States. Faculty for the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Offers Instruction In: Artist's bindings, sculptural book forms, pop-ups, tunnel books, carousel books, production techniques, box making.
Location of Instruction: Glen Echo Arts Center and across the U.S. (see website).
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Box Making, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Maryland, United States

Name: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (301) 608-9101
Email: capella8911@yahoo.com
Web: www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org
Years Teaching:
Instructor Training and Experience:
Offers Instruction In: Pyramid Atlantic is a center for the art of paper, prints, beginning bookbinding, boxmaking, artist's books, printing, letterpress, etching, monotype, relief and offset, paper making by hand (Eastern & Western), paste pa per, paper art, all aspects of the history of the book, conservation/preservation workshops.
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Private instructions, workshops of one or more days, studio facilities available.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Artists Books, Printing, Papermaking, Decorative Paper, Conservation, History
Last Updated: 4/22/2013


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Barobsa, Maria
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 7826 Spout Spring Road,
Frederick, Massachusetts 21702
United States
Phone: 301-695-0743
Fax: 301-695-7983
Email: tearnglu@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 6
Instructor Training and Experience: Instructor at the Maryland Artist/Teacher Institute organized by the Maryland Department of Education.
Offers Instruction In: Artists' Books
Location of Instruction: Smithsonian Associates, Washington, D.C.; Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, MD; John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Boston Book Arts
GBW Member: Oranization
Address: c/oSharon McCartney, 42 Fletcher Ave.,
Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
United States
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: lilypeek@aol.com
Web: www.bostonbookarts.org
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: Various instructors. Check website.
Offers Instruction In: Various book arts. This group holds workshops as well as their general business meetings, which usually turn into learning experiences.
Location of Instruction: Boston Area
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Alternate contact: Macia Ciro, 13 Bay St., Watertown, MA 02472, email: mc@PaperTraceStudio.com
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004

 


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Boston Paper Collective
GBW Member:
Address: 523 Medford Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
United States
Phone: 617-863-0886
Fax: N/A
Email: bostonpapercollective@gmail.com
Web: www.bostonpapercollective.com/
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: Varies by instructor.
Offers Instruction In: We provide studio rental and workshops on papermaking, marbling, and letterpress printing in the Boston area.
Location of Instruction: In Cambridge, MA
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Decorative Paper, Papermaking, Printing
Last Updated: 3/8/2012

 


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Peter Geraty
GBW Member:
Address:Praxis Bindery
1 Cottage Street, Room 424
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: (413) 527-7275
Email: pgeraty@praxisbindery.com
Web: www.praxisbindery.com
Teaching Since: 1990
Instructor Training and Experience:
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Box Making, Conservation, Fine Binding
Location of Instruction: In Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: We teach bookbinding in leather, parchment, cloth and paper, edge gilding, tooling, parchment over boards, box making, restoration.
Last Updated: 4/22/2013

 


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Maryanne Grebenstein
GBW Member: Yes
Address: The Abbey Studio
Ten Accord Pond Drive
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043
United States
Phone: 781-740-9000
Fax: 781-741-9877
Email: mcg@theabbeystudio.com
Web: www.theabbeystudio.com
Years Teaching: Since 1995
Instructor Training and Experience: Trained with Sheila Waters, Jeanyee Wong, Eleanort Winters, Robert Boyajian and others. Currently teach at North Bennet Street School in Boston, and through The Abbey Studio. Visiting Artist at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in DC summer 2010, former Adjunct Professor at Massachusetts College of Art.
Offers Instruction In: Calligraphy, Manuscript Gilding, Hand Made Books, Page Layout, Book Design, Creating a hand lettered, hand decorated and hand bound manuscript.
Location of Instruction: North Bennet Street School, The Abbey Studio, Corcoran College of Art & Design, and formerly Massachusetts College of Art.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Published Author - Calligraphy: A Course in Hand Lettering (Watson-Guptill), and series of three magazine articles on collections of illuminated manuscripts published in Bound & Lettered (John Neal Booksellers) .
Last Updated: 4/23/2013


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Daniel E. Kelm
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Garage Annex School for Book Arts, One Cottage St., #5,
Easthampton, Massachusetts 01027
United States
Phone: 413-527-8044
Fax: 413-529-0071
Email: daniel.kelm@mac.com
Web:www.GarageAnnexSchool.com
Teaching Since: 1980
Instructor Training and Experience: Before Daniel settled into his career in the book arts, he received formal training in chemistry and taught at the University of Minnesota.'Daniel's experience with books began over thirty years ago with employment in various production studios where he learned progressively more specialized traditional bookbinding techniques.'In 1983 he opened his own studio, now called The Wide Awake Garage, where he designs and produces artist's books, interpretive fine bindings, and book sculptures.'He is known for his innovative structures and extensive knowledge of materials.'Daniel founded the Garage Annex School for Book Arts in 1990.'
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, from full leather to innovative structures he has developed (e.g., wire edge binding).
Location of Instruction: Garage Annex School in western Massachusetts, U.S.A. as well as on the road.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Please visit the Garage Annex School website to see his workshop schedule, and to learn about other opportunities for instruction. Daniel creates customized programs for private students. Daniel had a one-man show at the Smith College Museum of Art in 2007-08.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding, Papermaking
Last Updated: 12/23/2009


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Lapidow, Amy
GBW Member: Yes
Address: The Three Ring Binders
11 Miller St, Room 205
Somerville, MA 02143
Phone: 617-354-4084
Fax: N/A
Email: binder@thethreeringbinders.com
Web: www.thethreeringbinders.com
Teaching Since : 1995
Instructor Training and Experience: Graduate of The North Bennet St. School bookbinding program.
Offers Instruction In:Bookbinding, Box Making
Location of Instruction: Studio and the North Bennet Street School
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Also a member of the Society of Bookbinders and the Moveable Book Society.
Last Updated: 4/23/2013


Massachusetts, United States

Name: North Bennet Street School
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 39 North Bennet St.,
Boston, Massachusetts 02113
Phone: 617-227-0155
Fax: 617-227-9292
Email: info@nbss.edu
Web: www.nbss.edu
Program Established: 1986
Instructor Training and Experience: Jeff Altepeter, the head of the bookbinding department at North Bennet Street School (NBSS), is a 2003 graduate of the American Academy of Bookbinding and an alumnus of the NBSS program. After completing the NBSS program in 1999, Jeff worked at Harcourt Bindery and Harvard University’s Tozzer Library. He is active in the New England Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers and operates a bindery in Somerville, Massachusetts specializing in leather bindings and boxes.

NBSS offers a professional, two-year bookbinding program plus workshops and short courses.

Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Calligraphy, Conservation, Fine Binding, History, Tool Making
Location of Instruction: North Bennet Street School
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Located in Boston, Massachusetts, North Bennet Street School (NBSS) offers intensive, hands-on training in traditional trades and fine craftsmanship, helping students to achieve meaningful lives and livelihoods. For more than a century, the exceptional programs, master faculty and inspiring community have encouraged individual growth, curiosity, technical mastery and commitment to excellence. The school's reputation for excellence and value attracts students from around the world.
Last Updated: 4/23/2013


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Northeast Document Conservation Center
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 100 Brickstone Square,
Andover, Massachusetts 01810-1494
United States
Phone: 978-470-1010
Fax: 978-475-6021
Email: wender@nedcc.org
Web: www.nedcc.org
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: Occasional internships in book conservation
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: For more information, contact Deborah Wender.
Search Keywords: Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Frankie Ridolfi
GBW Member: No
Address: 1 McLean Place, Suite 3
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
United States
Phone: 617-218-2999
Fax: N/A
Email: Frankie@BookBindingGuy.com
Web: www.BookBindingGuy.com
Years Teaching: Since 2007
Instructor Training and Experience: My background includes educational outreach and media relations, including science organizations like the National Observatories and SETI/NASA. However, most of my career has been dedicated to eLearning. I was the principle architect of web-based training for a company that provides business ethics solutions to Global 2000 companies.
Offers Instruction In: Hardcover bookbinding for beginners and intermediate experience levels. My video demonstrates how to create raised cords, laced-in covers, hand-sewn head and tail bands, and a hollow-back quarter leather spine.
Location of Instruction: My private residence, in Cambridge, MA�' (not open to the public)
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Certificate in digital film making from the Center for Digital Imagine Arts at Boston University.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding
Last Updated: 11/24/2008

 


Massachusetts, United States

Name: Sonya Sheats
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 65 Sacramento Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
United States
Phone: 617-461-4446
Fax: N/A
Email: sonya@sonyasheats.com
Web: www.sonyasheats.com
Teaching Since: 2002
Instructor Training and Experience: France
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Fine Binding and Repair
Location of Instruction: Private Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Fine Binding, History
Last Updated: 09/27/2012


Michigan, United States

Name: Alstrom, Eric
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 2184 Iroquois Road,
Okemos, Michigan 48864
United States
Phone: 517-432-8828
Fax: N/A
Email: bookworks@webalstrom.ftml.net
Web: bookworks.tripod.com
Years Teaching: Since 1995
Instructor Training and Experience: I studied conservation and bookbinding under James Craven at the University of Michigan. I have worked at a small handbindery (the Bessenberg Bindery) in Ann Arbor, MI as well as my position Collections Conservator at Ohio University, Dartmouth College and now at Michigan State University. I taught for the Book Arts Workshop at Dartmouth and local art centers. I have taken many workshops from a variety of binders in a variety of styles and techniques.
Offers Instruction In: Book structures, non-adhesive books, boxes, CAAD (computer aided artistic design), surface decoration, non-natural materials, book conservation. Both beginning and advanced. Emphasis on artist's books rather than traditional methods.
Location of Instruction: Michigan and Midwest region. Will travel to other venues.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member American Institute for Conservation. Instructor of Book arts for Michigan State University's Residential College for the Arts and Humaities. Former Book Arts Instructor for Dartmouth College's Book Arts Workshop.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Conservation, Bookbinding, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 09/17/2010


Michigan, United States

Name: Buescher, Jean
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 1404 Lutz Avenue,
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103
United States
Phone: 734-668-7436
Fax: N/A
Email: jmbuescher@earthlink.net
Web: www.bloodrootpress.com
Years Teaching: 15
Instructor Training and Experience: MFA, Book Arts, The University of Alabama. Adjunct Professor of Art, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI. Instructor at the Penland School of Crafts, the Women's Studio Workshop, Pyramid Atlantic, Conservation Bookworks, the Ann Arbor and Hartford, CT Public Libraries, etc.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding - particularly incorporating handmade papers and exposed sewings; Book Arts - with an emphasis on conception and design; Letterpress Printing; Decorated Papers - particularly pochoir and pastepapers
Location of Instruction: Regional facilities with some bookbinding and press equipment.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Offer individual book making instruction and take on interns in my studio - see website for details.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Artists Books, Decorative Paper, Papermaking
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Michigan, United States

Name: Hollanders’ School of Book and Paper Arts
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 407 N Fifth Ave ,
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
United States
Phone: 734-741-7531
Fax: 734-741-7580
Email: hollanders@earthlink.net
Web: www.hollanders.com
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: A number of GBW members and area binders teach for us, including Jean Buescher, Julia Miller, Jon Buller.
Offers Instruction In: bookbinding, boxmaking, paper making, marbling, calligraphy, letterpress printing, etc.
Location of Instruction: Hollander's in Ann Arbor
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: New facility with over 3000 square feet, with bookbinding and letterpress equipment. Online workshop schedule.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Papermaking, Decorative Paper, Calligraphy, Printing, Conservation, Fine Binding, Artists Books
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Michigan, United States

Name: Pastonick, Chad
GBW Member: No
Address: Deep Wood Press, PO Box 726
Mancelona, Michigan 49659
United States
Phone: 231-587-0506
Fax: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: www.deepwoodpress.com
Years Teaching: 8
Instructor Training and Experience: BFA in Printmaking. Working in the book arts for the past eleven years, letterpress printing for the past five years.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding; intaglio and relief printmaking; letterpress printing.
Location of Instruction: Deep Wood Press studio and in Universities, Art Councils and Associations, and private groups across the midwest.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Apprenticeships and artist-in-residences available, call or email for details. Active member of the following organizations: APA (Amalgamated Printers Association); WEN (Wood Engravers Network); IMS (International Mezzotint Society).
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Printing
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Minnesota, United States

Name: Amanda Degener and Bridget O'Malley
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Cave Paper Inc.
212 North 2nd Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401
United States
Phone: 612-359-0645
Email: cavepaperorders@gmail.com
Web: www.cavepaper.com
Teaching Since: 1994
Instructor Training and Experience: Amanda Degener and Bridget O'Malley have been working together as Cave Paper for almost 20 years. Amanda has an MFA in Sculpture from Yale University. Bridget studied with Timothy Barrett at the University of Iowa for 7 years, completing a 5 year apprenticeship in papermaking in 1994. Bridget also received an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Iowa. Both Bridget and Amanda have taught workshops around the country and worldwide. As Cave Paper, we received the 2012 Minnesota Book Arts Award.
Offers Instruction In: Decorative Paper Papermaking
Location of Instruction: Cave Paper Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: We can teach custom workshops at your location. Studio Rental is possible for short term projects. We also offer internships at the Cave Paper studio in Minneapolis. See our website for internship info.
Last Updated: 4/22/2013


Minnesota, United States

Name: Minnesota Center for Book Arts
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 1011 Washington Avenue South, Suite 100,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
United States
Phone: 612-338-3634
Fax: 612-215-2545
Email: mcba@mnbookarts.org
Web: www.mnbookarts.org
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: Regional faculty with a broad background in the book arts and related fields, as well as national and international artists and instructors.
Offers Instruction In: All levels of: bookbinding, boxmaking, artist's books, calligraphy, letterpress printing, relief printing, papermaking (Eastern & Western), surface paper decoration, paper sculpture, book repair.
Location of Instruction: MCBA
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: MCBA offers credit for particular courses through local colleges and universities. Please contact MCBA for further information.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Artists Books, Calligraphy, Printing, Papermaking, Decorative Paper, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Minnesota, United States

Name: Ruud, Dennis
GBW Member: No
Address: 4512 31 Ave. S.,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406
United States
Phone: 612-729-7165
Fax: N/A
Email: denny@dennisruud.com
Web: www.dennisruud.com
Years Teaching: 16
Instructor Training and Experience: Instructor since 1984 at Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA). Workshops presented in Saint Louis, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, as well as nummerous Minneapolis-area presentations and workshops.
Offers Instruction In: Book conservation & general hand binding; Expertise in quill-cutting and manuscript illumination (especially gold leaf application).
Location of Instruction: Minnesota Center for the Book Arts (612-338-3634), or by special arrangement.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, Calligraphy
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Missouri, United States

Name: Baker, Richard C.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 1712 (rear) S. Big Bend Blvd,
St. Louis, Missouri 63117
United States
Phone: 314-781-3035
Fax: N/A
Email: baker@RichardCBaker.com
Web: www.RichardCBaker.com
Years Teaching: 20
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: Hand bookbinding.
Location of Instruction: Instructor's studio.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004

 


Missouri, United States

Name: Joanne Kluba
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Paper Birds
4175 Loughborough Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri 63116
Phone: (314) 616-2257
Email: joanne@paperbirds.com
Web: www.paperbirds.com
Teaching Since: 2003
Instructor Training and Experience:Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking, cum laude, Webster University, St. Louis, MO. Graduate Watercolor classes with Warren Taylor, Don Lake, Susan Archer and Margaret Scanlan at Arrowmont School of the Arts, Gatlinburg, Studies 1993-2001 in Bookbinding with Richard Baker, bookbinder, conservator, St. Louis, Missouri. Paper and Book Intensive, University of Alabama, 2006 and 2007. Bookbinding with conservator, Richard Baker, 1993-2001. Training, Richard Baker, 1993-2001. PBI
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Calligraphy, Decorative Paper
Location of Instruction: St. Louis, in studio, various art organizations, universities.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments:
Last Updated: 6/15/2013

 


Nevada, United States

Name: Gross, Harold
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 3274 Squire Street,
Las Vegas, Nevada 89135
United States
Phone: 702-341-8368
Fax: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 9
Instructor Training and Experience: 25 years as student and binder. Instructors were C. Collings and William Tapia. Have successful group of students doing lovely work.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, box and case making, repair and paper craft.
Location of Instruction: Home bindery
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Nevada, United States

Name: Pallesen, Carol
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Silent hand Scriptorium, P.O. Box 9002
Reno, Nevada 89507
United States
Phone: 775-329-6983
Fax: 775-329-6983
Email: N/A
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 27
Instructor Training and Experience: I have two B.A.'s (Political Science, 1971 and Art, 1977) from the University of Nevada Reno and one year study at Croydon College of Art and Design in England. I have taught classes and workshops in 38 states and in Canada and South Africa.
Offers Instruction In: Calligraphy, handmade cards, simple bookbinding
Location of Instruction: Studio, Nevada Muesum of Art, calligraphy guilds around the world
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: I work, study and teach in my studio, the Silent Hand Scriptorium. I feel fortunate to make my living by doing what I love and to have been doing this for 22 years.
Search Keywords: Calligraphy, Other, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New Jersey, United States

Name: Carbone, Denise
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 201 Harvard Ave.,
Stratford, New Jersey 08084
United States
Phone: 856-784-7526
Fax: N/A
Email: dcarbone@amphilsoc.org
Web: www.amphilsoc.org
Years Teaching: 8
Instructor Training and Experience: MFA University of the Arts, 1992: Book Arts/Printmaking 7 Years in conservation and bookbinding at The American Philosophical Society Library. Study and training with Hedi Kyle. Continue to take numerous workshops to further my expe rience as a binder/printer/book artist. Senior Lecturer at The University of the Arts Printmaking /Book Arts Program.
Offers Instruction In: Book Arts, Letterpress Printing, Conservation of books. Instruction : All aspects of beginning and advanced bookbinding, mending/simple repair, book conservation, letterpress printing, book concepts, boxmaking, paste papers , artist books.
Location of Instruction: Institutions, Instructor will travel
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Workshops of one or more days, classes over extended period of time. Member Pyramid Atlantic, Woman's Studio Workshop.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Printing, Conservation, Box Making, Bookbinding, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New Jersey, United States

Name: Barbara Mauriello
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 231 Garden St.
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: (201) 420-6613
Email: bmauriello@verizon.net
Web: barbaramauriello.com
Teaching Since : 1980
Instructor Training and Experience:M.A. Studio Art; apprenticeship at Center For Book Arts, NY; assistant to Hedi Kyle at New York Botanical Garden; Shop binder, Center For Book Arts; Instructor, University of the Arts, ICP, Penland, Haystack, Newark Museum, Center For Book Arts, School of Visual Arts.
Work with artists producing limited editions of their works.
Offers Instruction In:Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making
Location of Instruction: Studio in Hoboken, NJ
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments:
Last Updated: 4/22/2013


New Jersey, United States

Name: Nevins, Iris
GBW Member: Yes
Address: P.O. Box 429,
Johnsonburg, New Jersey 07846
United States
Phone: 908-813-8617
Fax: 908-813-3431
Email: irisnevins@compuserve.com
Web: www.marblingpaper.com
Years Teaching: 22
Instructor Training and Experience: Have taught at Center for Book Arts, and yearly at Peters Valley in Layton, NJ. Also teach privately in studio.
Offers Instruction In: Marbling, focus on historic pattern reproduction.
Location of Instruction: Studio/home or annually at Peters Valley. Will travel short distances.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Decorative Paper, History
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New Jersey, United States

Name: Pisano, Maria G.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 16 Titus Lane,
Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536
United States
Phone: 609-799-3941
Fax: N/A
Email: mgpstudio@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 25
Instructor Training and Experience: BA - Art Education, Hunter College, NY; MFA - Fine Arts, Brooklyn College, NY; MFA - Book Arts/Printmaking, University of the Arts, PA
Offers Instruction In: Book arts, bookbinding, papermaking, printmaking, book and paper conservation, enclosures.
Location of Instruction: Center for Book Arts, NY; Hunterdon Museum; MGP Studio Arts
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: I have an online gallery at www.philobiblon.com. I have taught in many venues, Book Arts undergraduate and graduate classes Mason Gross School of the Arts, conservation of library and archive materials to library students at Rutgers University, Book Arts classes at Center for Book Arts, Oklahoma Arts Institute, Hunterdon Museum, Teen Arts Programs for my county and numerous libraries.I also teach book arts classes at my studio. I have published a number of articles in Dog Eared Magazine and Tabellae Ansatae and my work is featured in the book Memory Books by Hand by Kristine Feliciano.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Printing, Conservation, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New Mexico, United States

Name: Culmone, Nancy
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Box 135 Lagunita Road,
Serafina, New Mexico 87569
United States
Phone: 505-421-0077
Fax: 505-421-0077
Email: nancyculmone@plateautel.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 30
Instructor Training and Experience: The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: BFA; Graduate work at Syracuse University; taught at 15 of the International Calligraphy Conferences and many other venues (such as University of Michigan, Massachusetts College of Art and New York School of Visual Art).
Offers Instruction In: Calligraphy. Writing in color, contemporary decorated letters; painted books, paste paper techniques as a painting medium and colored pencil techniques.
Location of Instruction: Instructor's studio.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: My painted books are in collections of Duke University, Harvard University, Wellesley College, and the University of Michigan.
Search Keywords: Calligraphy, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New Mexico, United States

Name: Haller, Cindy R.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 6304 Barnhart Ct. NE,
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109
United States
Phone: 505-797-3859
Fax: 505-797-4037
Email: sourceart@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 30
Instructor Training and Experience: 12 years bookbinding with local and nationally known binders; 35 years calligraphy with local and nationally known calligraphers
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding: Intro to bookbinding, a variety of binding structures; Calligraphy: all major historical hands, history, techniques; Decorative Papers: marbling and pastepaper techniques
Location of Instruction: Private tutoring in my studio; group teaching at facilities
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Calligraphy, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New Mexico, United States

Name: Saldana, Mita
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 1222 Mountain Rd. NW,
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
United States
Phone: 505-248-0206
Fax: 505-248-0206
Email: atgbooks@atgbooks.com
Web: www.atgbooks.com
Years Teaching: 5
Instructor Training and Experience: B.A. Columbia College, Chicago. Experience with grade school, high school and adult education. Large classes and private instruction.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, box making
Location of Instruction: Against the Grain Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member of GBW, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper, Chicago Hand Bookbinders, Librus: New Mexico Book Arts Guild. Owner of Against the Grain Center for Book Arts.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New Mexico, United States

Name: Smith, Pamela
GBW Member: No
Address: PO Box 655,
Abiquiu, New Mexico 87510
United States
Phone: 505-685-4486
Fax: N/Abr /> Email: shirinne@cybermesa.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 20
Instructor Training and Experience: Typographic studies at the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana; 28 years as proprietress of the Press of the Palace of Governors, Museum of New Mexico (includes publishing, book design, and letterpress production); independent studies in paper marbling with Don Guyot; 22 years owner/operator MarbleSmith Paper, producing edition decorative papers. Teaching experience includes workshops at Ghost Ranch Conference Center, New Mexico; Santa Fe Community College, Northern New Mexico Community College, and at the annual Paper and Book Intensive.
Offers Instruction In: Paper Marbling
Location of Instruction: My own studio.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: MarbleSmith Papers have been carried by Bookmakers International for the past 15 years and have appeared on limited edition works produced by the former BookLab in Austin, Texas, Priscilla Spitler's Hands On Bindery, and Claire VanVliet's Janus Press among other private press works. They have been exhibited at the International Marbler's Gathering, in a Canadian Guild of Bookworkers traveling exhibition, and at the University of Alabama, as well as featured in the book ‘American Decorative Papermakers.’
Search Keywords: Papermaking
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New Mexico, United States

Name: Spitler, Priscilla
GBW Member: Yes
Address: PO Box 747, 410 N. Cedar Street
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 87901
United States
Phone: 575 894 5701
Fax: 575 894 5701
Email: prispit@windstream.net
Web: http://priscilla.bookways.com
Years Teaching: 1989
Instructor Training and Experience:EDUCATION: BFA 1975 California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland (printmaking) ; Certificate course in Craft Bookbinding, London College of Printing, 1980-81; Master class in fine binding with James Brockman, First Institute of Fine Binding & Conservation, Harry Ransom Center, UT Austin, TX, 1987. WORK: Binder, Press of the Palace of Governors, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1982-1986; Edition binder, BookLab, Inc., Austin TX 1987-1995; established own Hands On Bookbinding studio 1995 in Texas, moved to New Mexico in 2007.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Fine Binding, Boxmaking, Decorative Paper
Location of Instruction:Hands On Bookbinding studio, Truth or Consequences, NM.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Past president of GBW Lone Star Chapter; GBW Exhibitions Chair, 2000-2004.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 4/28/2010


New York, United States

Name: Brown, Michele
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 232 Speed Hill Road,
Brooktondale, New York 14817
United States
Phone: 607-539-6354
Fax: N/A
Email: mb72@cornell.edu
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 15
Instructor Training and Experience: I received a Certificate in Hand bookbinding and Restoration from the Camberwell School of Art and Crafts, London, England in 1977, and since then have participated in numerous workshops and symposia. I have been a bookbinder/conservator for 25 years, and am currently a member of AIC and GBW. I have taught many classes and workshops in bookbinding and book repair. I am particularly interested in Japanese/Chinese bookbinding, as well as Islamic binding, and have taught classes in those styles as well. Formerly, I was the bookbinder-in-residence at Wells College where I taught beginning and intermediate bookbinding classes for six years. I also conducted tutorials in gold tooling. I have been the book conservator at Cornell University for 8 years, and have trained a number of technicians in book restoration.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, box-making, and decorated paper techniques.
Location of Instruction: In my studio in Brooktondale (near Ithaca) NY.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: I enjoy teaching and am willing to teach classes at my home studio or conduct workshops at other institutions.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Decorative Paper, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Center for Book Arts
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 28 West 27th Street,
New York, New York 10001
United States
Phone: 212-481-0295
Fax: 212-481 - 9853
Email: info@centerforbookarts.org
Web: www.centerforbookarts.org
Years Teaching: 26
Instructor Training and Experience: Over 40 faculty members who are working professional artists in their discipline. Faculty bios for the current session are at: www.centerforbookarts.org/workshop/faculty.html.
Offers Instruction In: All aspects of bookbinding, beginning, intermediate, boxmaking, full leather binding, gold & blind tooling, artist's books, printing on the hand press, woodblock. offset, color laser, paper making by hand (Eastern & Western) , marbling, paste papers, paper art, mending/simple repairs, advanced book conservation, restoration/refurbishing.
Location of Instruction: Institution.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: The Center also provides a complete hand bindery and letterpress printshop for rental. Contact at addresses above for detailled information.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Fine Binding, Artists Books, Printing, Papermaking, Decorative Paper, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Chrisman, Michael and Chongmin
GBW Member: No
Address: P. O. Box 55
Garden City, New York 11530
United States
Phone: 347-556-7133
Fax: 516-483-0858
Email: michael@bookbindersworkshop.com
Web: www.bookbindersworkshop.com
Teaching Since: 1990
Instructor Training and Experience: My foundational experience in the restoration of antiquarian books was under the watchful mentoring and guidance of Bernard C. Middleton, on occasion from 1994 to 1998. Have worked regularly in wooden board binding since 1991, and have designed & developed new innovations in wooden board structure, as well as leather over wood bindings. Early brass fixtures are also a specialty. Full time Rare Book Conservator at The Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.) 1999-2000, and specially appointed to the Thomas Jefferson Conservation Project. Have lectured and demonstrated at numerous venues, as well as regular instructor at the J. Willard Marriott Library, Dept. of Preservation, University of Utah.
Offers Instruction In: Wooden Board Binding; Brass Fixtures; Re-backing Leather & Cloth; All aspects of Rare Book Conservation; Period-Style Papermaking; "Reserved & Classy" Design Binding; Traditional Gold Finishing; "Middleton Style" period binding, headbanding, etc. I also teach an aspect that BCM taught me....The No Nonsense, Get On With It Approach!"
Location of Instruction: Private Studio at Garden City, New York (Long Island). We are 35 mins. from NYC/Penn Station on the LIRR, and only a few blocks from the LIRR GARDEN CITY STATION.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Currently binding The Lost Gutenbergs. See: www.LostGutenebrgs.com
Search Keywords: Conservation, Bookbinding, Box Making, Fine Binding, History, Paper Making, Tool Making
Last Updated: 4/28/2010


New York, United States

Name: Dieu Donne Papermill Inc.
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 433 Broome Street,
New York, New York 10013
United States
Phone: 212-226-0573
Fax: 212-226-6088
Email: erin@dieudonne.org
Web: www.dieudonne.org/
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: Dieu Donné Papermill, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of art using the hand papermaking process and the production of fine archival paper. In support of this mission, Dieu DonnZ collaborates with artists and other partners, and promotes public understanding through exhibitions and educational programs.
Offers Instruction In: N/A
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Private instruction, workshops of one or more days, classes over an extended period, apprenticeships, work space fellowships.
Search Keywords: Papermaking
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Grant, Richard
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 777 Daventry Circle,
Webster, New York 14580
United States
Phone: 585-671-9056
Fax: 702-995-0688
Email: dick_grant@compuserve.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 2
Instructor Training and Experience: Studied with Paula Witte, Stitch Kester, Fred Jordan, Werner Rebsamen, and Daniel Kelm since 1995.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding and artist's books, making bookcloth, book repair. Workshops of one or more days, classes over extended period of time.
Location of Instruction: Rochester, NY area
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: BS in Chemical Engineering and Paper Manufacturing, 25 years experience in paper physics and metrology. 15 years experience teaching paper physics and paper processes, 2 years experience teaching bookbinding and artist's books. Member of Guild of Bookworkers, Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, and Designer Bookbinders.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Myint-Rothman, Sisi
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 422 State Street Apt.#12 ,
Brooklyn, New York 11217
United States
Phone: 212-650-2979
Fax: N/A
Email: myintisis@hotmail.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: N/A
Location of Instruction: N/A
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords:
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Peachey, Jeffrey S.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 150 E. 3rd St., Suite 3E,
New York, New York 10009
United States
Phone: 212-387-7860
Fax: 212-387-7860
Email: peachey@pipeline.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 7
Instructor Training and Experience: Apprenticeship and employment at Columbia University. Currently self-employed with private practice. Has taught at Center for Book Arts and the Pratt Institute.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, conservation, historical models, artist's books.
Location of Instruction: New York City area
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member of American Institute of Conservation, Professional Associate; Designer Bookbinders, Institute for Paper Conservation; Early American Industries Association.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, History, Artists Books, Tool Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Rogers, Bertha
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Bright Hill Farm, RR #2 Box 545,
Delhi, New York 13753
United States
Phone: 607-746-7306
Fax: 607-746-7274
Email: bkrogers@catskill.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 30
Instructor Training and Experience: I have been teaching visual arts, poetry, and book arts for 30+ years, in California, Iowa, New York, and elsewhere; in elementary, middle and high schools, in colleges, privately, and for organizations and community groups.
Offers Instruction In: I teach illuminated manuscripts; artists' books; artists' boxes; pop-up and pull-tab poems; advanced artists' book making; staff development in the book arts. I also teach combining poetry and the visual arts.
Location of Instruction: New York's Catskill Mountain Region, NYC, and in residencies anywhere, almost.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Calligraphy, Artists Books, Box Making, Other
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Valenta, Barbara
GBW Member: No
Address: 39 Winter Ave.,
Staten Island, New York 10301
United States
Phone: 718-816-6081
Fax: 718-816-6081
Email: bvalenta@mindspring.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 15
Instructor Training and Experience: B.A. Sarah Lawrence, 5 yrs. Hochschule fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna (painting and sculpture).Visiting Instructor in Pop-Up Paper Engineering, Pratt Institute,NYC and Visiting Instructor Pop-Up Paper Engineering Parsons School of Des ign Continuing Ed. Author of the pop-up book, Pop-O-Mania: How to Create Your Own Pop-Ups (Dial Books for Young Readers, 1997). Fifteen years working as artist-in-residence for the NYC public schools including numerous book-making workshops, especi ally pop-up books. Also teach at NY Public Library and teacher training institutes.
Offers Instruction In: Instruct Pop-up Paper Engineering for Adults, college students, school teachers and children. Other alternative book structures for teachers and young students (K-8). ‘Meet the Author’ slide show and lecture for students-wit h pop-up demo.
Location of Instruction: New York City or will travel nationally and internationally.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Peter D. Verheyen
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 8 Pebble Hill Rd North,
Dewitt, New York 13214
Phone: (315) 559-0214
Email: verheyen@philobiblon.com
Web: www.philobiblon.com/philobiblon
Teaching Since: 1988
Instructor Training and Experience: Began as work-study in the Johns Hopkins University Library conservation lab; internship in bookbinding in conservation lab of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremburg, Germany; formal apprenticeship in hand bookbinding, Buchbinderei Klein, Gelsenkirchen, Germany; coursework in book conservation, Centro del bel Libro, Ascona, CH; Mellon Internshop in Conservation, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. Currently working as librarian, Syracuse University Library.
Offers Instruction In: Traditional hand bookbinding: beginning to advanced level including binding in paper, cloth, leather, vellum, boxmaking; edition binding, jig making. Special areas include historic endbands, Bradel, i.e. German case, binding and millimeter binding, binding in full vellum over boards, and the springback account book. Also general preservation and digitization webinars and in-person presentations.
Location of Instruction:Instructor's studio or online.
Will Travel: Central NY region only
Additional Comments: Workshops and presentations have been held for the Guild and its Chapters, Hand Bookbinders of California at the San Francisco Center for the Book, and the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Member: American Institute of Conservation; Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild; Designer Bookbinders; Guild of Book Workers (New England Chapter).
Last Updated: 5/3/2013


New York, United States

Name: Visual Studies Workshop
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 31 Prince Street,
Rochester, New York 14607
United States
Phone: 716-442-8676
Fax: 716-442-1992
Email: info@vsw.org
Web: www.vsw.org
Years Teaching: 30
Instructor Training and Experience: Lyons, McCarney, Barton, MFA; Holleley, Ph.D years of bookmaking and teaching experience.
Offers Instruction In: One-week Summer workshops: Joan Lyons: Narrative/Text and Image; Scott McCarney: Structures for Visual Books; Carol Barton: Pop-up Books and Dimensional Bookbinding; Douglas Holeley: From Print to Book via Desktop Publishing . Also MFA Program in Visual Studies with emphasis on artist's books.
Location of Instruction: Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Walp, Robert
GBW Member: Yes
Address: P. O. Box 316
Chesterton, New York 12817
United States
Phone: 518-494-3627
Fax: N/A
Email: bob@chestercreekpress.com
Web: www.chestercreekpress.com
Years Teaching: Since 2002
Instructor Training and Experience: MFA in Book Arts from the University of Alabama, teaching practicum with Anna Embree, many, many workshops at a variety of arts organizations and libraries, lead letterpress printer at Penland School of Crafts in January and February 2009.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, letterpress printing, paper making, box making and paste paper.
Location of Instruction: Own Studio; The Adirondack Lakes enter for the Arts; Bluseed Studio, others
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Box Making, Bookbinding, Decorative Paper, Paper Making, Printing
Last Updated: 12/23/2009


New York, United States

Name: Wells Book Arts Summer Institute
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Wells College, 170 Main Street
Aurora, New York 13026
United States
Phone: 315-364-3420
Fax: 315-364-3420
Email: bookartscenter@wells.edu
Web: www.wells.edu/bookarts
Years Teaching:Book Arts Institute since 2003
Instructor Training and Experience:See instructor bios on the webpage.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, pop-us, calligraphy, printing, Monotype composition and casting
Location of Instruction: Wells College Book Arts Center, Aurora, New York
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: The Wells Book Arts Center offers an annual Summer Institute each year. Our faculty are among the top book artists, calligraphers, fine binders, and Monotype typecasters in the country. Please consult our website for details on these classes, our facilities, fees and a registration form.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Calligraphy, Fine Binding ,Printing
Last Updated: 12/23/2009


New York, United States

Name: Werner, Paul T.
GBW Member: No
Address: 218 East Fifth St., #2E,
New York, New York 10003
United States
Phone: 212-228-1341
Fax: N/A
Email: paul.werner@nyu.edu
Web: pages.nyu.edu/~ptw1
Years Teaching: 28
Instructor Training and Experience: PhD in Art History, City University of New York, February 1998; MPhil in Art History, City University of New York, May 1994; MA in Art History and Criticism, SUNY Stony Brook, May 1988; BA in Medieval Studies, Sarah Lawrence College , December 1973.
Offers Instruction In: Medieval techniques for calligraphers and painters: manufacture of medieval inks and pigments, preparation of vellum, tempera painting, etc.
Location of Instruction: New York City
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: LANGUAGES: Fluent in French and English. EXPERIENCE - TEACHING Presently Faculty, NYU, School of Visual Arts; Lecturer, Guggenheim Museum. Lectures and demonstrations have been given at: Columbia University, the University of Pennsylv ania, the Philadelphia College of Art, and many other.
Search Keywords: History, Calligraphy
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Wolfe, Jill M.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 989 Route 9W,
Upper Grandview, New York 10960
United States
Phone: 845-358-8215
Fax: 845-348-6319
Email: twooars@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 21
Instructor Training and Experience: BS in Art Education for K-12th grades; Mentored in bookcraft by Margarete Frohuch (former student of Laura Young in the 1960s); Many classes at Center for the Book Arts; Self taught in many areas.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, marbling, boxmaking and pastepapers. High school students: bookcraft for grade 11 and leather bookbinding and tightback for grade 12. Both are required classes in our school.
Location of Instruction: Gren Meadow Waldorf School, Chestnut Ridge, NY.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: I know of few high schools which offer such an in-depth program, perhaps there are parents looking for schools which still place importance on fine craftsmanship and artistry as well as teaching academics and preparing students for college.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Decorative Paper, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


New York, United States

Name: Women's Studio Workshop
GBW Member: Organization
Address: PO Box 489,
Rosendale, New York 12472
United States
Phone: 914-658-9133
Fax: 914-658-9031
Email: info@wsworkshop.org
Web: www.wsworkshop.org
Teaching Since: 1974
Instructor Training and Experience: Iinstructors are professionals in their fields and come to WSW from around the country.
Offers Instruction In: Offer classes in printmaking, papermaking, book arts, photography, clay, and mixed media.
Location of Instruction: Binnewater Arts Center, Rosendale, NY
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Intensive 3-5 day workshops run July & August, and 6-8 week clay workshops run throughout the year. WSW collaborates with other Hudson Valley organizations for mixed-media workshops, including Woodstock Center for Photography and R&F Encaustics in Kingston. Partial Scholarships are available for students with need. WSW also offers internships, residencies and fellowships throughout the year.
Search Keywords: Printing, Papermaking, Artists Books
Last Updated: 4/28/2010


North Carolina, United States

Name: Brooks, Sarah
GBW Member: No
Address: Brooks Books, 6804-22 Whispering Falls,
Raleigh, North Carolina 27613
United States
Phone: 919-571-1918
Fax: N/A
Email: info@brooksbooks.net
Web: www.brooksbooks.net
Years Teaching: 3
Instructor Training and Experience: BA Cum Laude in Art, Westminster College in PA, spent several years in the museum field, mostly self trained book artist though have supplimented through workshops with instrusctors such as Mindy Dubansky from the MET and Emily Whittle.
Offers Instruction In: Book Arts for adults and children
Location of Instruction: Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area institutions
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


North Carolina, United States

Name: John C. Campbell Folk School
GBW Member: No
Address: One Fold School Road
Brasstown, North Carolina 28902
United States
Phone: 800-FOLK-SCH
Fax: 828-837-8637
Email: info@folkschool.org
Web: www.folkschool.org
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: Instructors are recruited nationally and design their own courses.
Offers Instruction In: Year-round classes offered in book arts, bookbinding, printing, paper making, and other crafts.
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Classes are weekend or week-long; room & board available on site. Work/study, Host positions, and scholarships available by application.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Calligraphy, Decorative Paper, Papermaking, Printing
Last Updated: 11/28/2005


North Carolina, United States

Name: Lallier, Monique
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 7409 Somersby Dr.,
Summerfiled, North Carolina 27358
United States
Phone: 336-643-0934
Fax: 336-643-8215
Email: folium@triad.rr.com
Web: www.moniquelallier.com
Years Teaching: 30
Instructor Training and Experience: Simone B. Roy in Montreal; Roger Arnoult in Paris for gold tooling; Edwin Heim in Ascona and Hugo Peller in Solothurn, Switzerland.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, box making, marbling.
Location of Instruction: Instructor's studio.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Works with Etherington Conservation Center on book and paper treatments.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


North Carolina, United States

Name: Liddle, Matthew
GBW Member: No
Address: Art Department, Western Carolina University. 1311 S. Country Club Dr.,
Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723
United States
Phone: 828-227-3594
Fax: N/A
Email: mliddle@wcu.edu
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 8
Instructor Training and Experience: MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 1991; studied with Barry Moser, Steve Miller.
Offers Instruction In: Book arts / artist's books: bookbinding and experimental structures; printmaking; letterpress; papermaking.
Location of Instruction: Western Carolina University
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Has attended Paper, Book Intensive (PBI).
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Artists Books, Printing, Papermaking
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


North Carolina, United States

Name: Marks, Kenneth
GBW Member: Yes
Address: PO Box 665,
Apex, North Carolina 27502
United States
Phone: 919-387-0824
Fax: N/A
Email: bookman3@bellsouth.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 5
Instructor Training and Experience: Coursework in the Public History program at NCSU Workshops through SNCA NEH funded training in collection conservation at Emory University; 9 years as perservation technician at NCSU Libraries.
Offers Instruction In: Basic book and document repair and restoration.
Location of Instruction: At home or scheduled on site workshops
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Member of the Society of North Carolina Archivists.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


North Carolina, United States

Name: Penland School of Crafts
GBW Member: Organization
Address: P.O. Box 37,
Penland, North Carolina 28765
United States
Phone: 828-765-2359
Fax: 828-765-7389
Email: office@penland.org
Web: www.penland.org/
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience:/b> Penland School of Crafts is a national center for craft education located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
Offers Instruction In: Offers classes (May-Aug ) in bookbinding, printing, paper making , and other crafts. The various visiting instructors design their own courses.
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Classes over an extended period of time. Scholarships and work-studies are offered.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Printing, Papermaking, Other
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


North Carolina, United States

Name: Myriah Strivelli
GBW Member: No
Address: Cullowhee Mountain ARTS
Address: 598 West Main St.
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone:(828) 273-9682
Email: myriah@cullowheemountainarts.org
Web: www.cullowheemountainarts.org
Teaching Since: 2012
Instructor Training and Experience: We have a wide range of instructors, many who have been in the field 30 + years. The carefully chosen instructors bear impressive records of teaching and exhibitions. They come from all regions of the country bringing rich experiences, professional knowledge and expertise.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Fine Binding, Papermaking, Printing, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Photography, Painting, Ceramics.
Location of Instruction: Western Carolina University
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Cullowhee Mountain ARTS offers exceptional summer artist workshops in book arts, printmaking, painting, ceramics, photography, sculpture and mixed media. Our distinguished faculty with national and international reputations will provide a weeklong immersion in their topic supplemented with lectures, demonstrations, or portfolio talks. Cullowhee Mountain ARTS is committed to supporting the personal and professional development of every artist, whatever their level, by providing the setting and facilities for intense learning and art making, shared in community. Our studios are located on Western Carolina University’s campus setting, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina.
Last Updated: 5/2/2013

 


Ohio, United States

Name: Gabrielle Fox
GBW Member: Yes
Address: PO Box 8877
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226
Phone: (513) 304-5758
Email: gabrielle@gabriellefox.com
Web: www.gabriellefox.com
Teaching Since: 1980
Instructor Training and Experience: Fine Binding & Conservation-Guildford Technical College, Adult Education Training-England, Universities, Penland, PBI, American Academy of Bookbinding
Offers Instruction In:Bookbinding, Box Making, Conservation, Fine Binding, Miniatures
Location of Instruction: Happy to Travel
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments:AIC, GBW, DB, Miniature Book Society, Cincinnati Book Arts Society and many others over the years. Presented at both GBW & Society of Bookbinders Conferences Founding board member of CBA
Last Updated: 4/27/2013


Ohio, United States

Name: Glaister, Donald
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 2220 Superior Ave. , Top floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
United States
Phone: 216-771-9790
Fax: N/A
Email: don@foolsgoldstudio.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: www.foolsgoldstudio.com
Instructor Training and Experience: M. A. Painting and Sculpture, San Jose State College, 1970 Private study - bookbinding and tooling: Barbara Hiller, San Francisco, Roger Arnoult and Pierre Aufschneider, Paris. 1972-76. Has taught binding and design privately and in workshops since 1977. Professor of Book Arts, U. of Alabama 1998-2000. Has exhibited fine bindings extensively. Design bindings and artist books collected throughout U.S. and Europe.
Offers Instruction In: Binding design and artist book design, focusing on innovation and concept. - Various binding techniques.
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Cleveland OH
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Will consider internships
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Artists Books, Graphic Design
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Ohio, United States

Name: Skora, Pam
GBW Member: No
Address: 332 E. Tulane Rd.,
Columbus, Ohio 43202
United States
Phone: 614-263-5854
Fax: 614-263-5854
Email: peninhand@wideopenwest.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 4
Instructor Training and Experience: My training has come through my local calligraphy guild, workshops with well-known instructors and on-line courses.
Offers Instruction In: Calligraphy
Location of Instruction: Various art studios and my home.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: I prefer to take on-line classes in bookmaking rather than teach any with this forum so I can combine my calligrapy with my own books.
Search Keywords: Calligraphy
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Ohio, United States

Name: Strong, Ellen
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 2026 Murray Hill Road,
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
United States
Phone: 216-231-0001
Fax: N/A
Email: strongbind@hotmail.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 18
Instructor Training and Experience: Five years of classes with Jean Gunner in Pittsburgh, PA. Workshops with Bernard Middleton, Sylvia Renne, etc.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding
Location of Instruction: Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Oregon, United States

Name: Bogle, Sophia S. W.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: DIY Book Repair associated with Red Branch Book Restoration
2305-C Ashland St., PMB #289
Ashland, Oregon 97520
Phone: 541-601-7543
Email: diybookrepair@gmail.com
Web: http://www.saveyourbooks.com
Teaching Since: 2000
Instructor Training and Experience: I have over 20 years of experience in book repair and restoration. I have taught many classes from beginning bookbinding to complicated restoration classes. I love to teach large groups through demonstrations with a camera focused on my hands projected onto a big screen.
Offers Instruction In: Conservation, Book Repair and Restoration
Location of Instruction: Anywhere with enough room and technology
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member of the AIC and GBW, Graduate of the American Academy of Bookbinding with a diploma in Book Conservation. I have many videos on book repair available on YouTube. I also teach via Skype or FaceTime
Last Updated: 01/09/2017


Oregon, United States

Name: Lavadour, Roberta
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 48006 St. Andrew's Road,
Pendleton, Oregon 97801
United States
Phone: 541-278-9322
Fax: N/A
Email: paper@oregontrail.net
Web: www.missioncreekpress.com
Years Teaching: 5
Instructor Training and Experience: Various workshops and programs offered by Whitman College, OCAC, Ed Hutchins, U of O and Crow's Shadow Institute. Four years working as a visiting artist in the schools and providing workshops for youth at risk. Owner and operator of Mission Creek Press.
Offers Instruction In: Introduction to Artist's Books, Letterpress and Papermaking, Introduction to Silk Screen Printing with Print Gocco and various classes to help teachers integrate book and paper arts into standard curriculum.
Location of Instruction: Pendleton, OR and surrounding area
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Printing, Papermaking
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Oregon, United States

Name: Susan Lowdermilk
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 812 West 22nd Avenue
Eugene, OR 97405
Phone: (541) 510-9522
Email: lowdermilks@lanecc.edu
Web: www.susanlowdermilk.com
Teaching Since: 1996
Instructor Training and Experience: Lane Community College. MFA in Printmaking from the University of Oregon. Workshop instruction from Sandy Tilcock, Julie Chen, Carol Barton, Don Etherington, Laura Russell and Paul Johnson. Practicing book artist and printmaker since 1991. Creates editioned books using hand printmaking techniques, pop-up elements and LED lights.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Decorative Paper, Graphic Design, Printing
Location of Instruction: Eugene, OR
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Offers instruction in non-toxic printmaking techniques such as etching, woodcut, wood engraving, collagraph and monotype. Offers instruction in artist's books, pop-up techniques and decorative papers, typography, illustration and graphic design.
Last Updated: 8/3/2014


Oregon, United States

Name: Lunas, Susan
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 3010 McKendrick St.,
Eugene, Oregon 97405
United States
Phone: 541-485-6527
Fax: N/A
Email: editor@bindersguild.org
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 10
Instructor Training and Experience: Graduate, Colorado University Library & Archives Conservation Program, 1987; ALA Training the Trainers, 1991; Conference for Book Conservation and Preservation Administration. Have taught: Adult Education Semester, Laramie, WY, 1979 ; Book Repair Workshops.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, book repair.
Location of Instruction: Varies
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Professional Associate of AIC.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Oregon, United States

Name: Oregon School of Arts and Crafts
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 8245 SW Barnes Road,
Portland, Oregon 97225
United States
Phone: 800-390-0632
Fax: 503-297-3155
Email: admissions@ocac.edu
Web: www.ocac.edu/departments/bookarts.html
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: All aspects of bookbinding, beginning, boxmaking, full leather binding, gold & blind tooling, artist's books, printing on the hand press, all aspects of history of the book, paper making by hand (Western & Eastern), marbling, paste papers, paper art.
Location of Instruction: Institution.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Workshops of one or more days, classes over an extended period, 3 year certificate program, 4 year BFA in crafts.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Design Binding, Artists Books, Printing, History, Papermaking, Fine Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: Bullen, Bridget
GBW Member: No
Address: 1523 Pine Street,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
United States
Phone: 215-735-1870
Fax: N/A
Email: bridget@dridgetbullen.com
Web: www.bridgetbullen.com
Years Teaching: 10
Instructor Training and Experience: I have been a bookbinder for the past 13 years. I studied in Italy and France.I have run my own bindery for the past 13 years. I have worked at The Free Library of Philadelphia's Collection Care Department working on special collections for 2 1/2 years. I teach at numerous colleges and universities. My classes are Book Arts related.
Offers Instruction In: I offer classes beginner to advance in hand bookbinding.
Location of Instruction: My studio or your institution
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: I teach both children and adults. These classes are meant to introduce people to bookbinding and for those who are already experience they are geared to encouraging more experimental binding techniques.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: Free Library of Philadelphia
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 2000 Hamilton Street, Lower Level
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
United States
Phone: 215-686-5379
Fax: 215-686-5419
Email: engelbartj@library.phila.gov
Web: www.library.phila.gov
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: Occasional internships in book conservation.
Location of Instruction: On site
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Contact James Engelbart for more information (see email above).
Search Keywords: Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: Friedman, Caren
GBW Member: No
Address: Bucks County Community College, Swamp Rd.,
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
United States
Phone: 215-504-1391
Fax: N/A
Email: friedman@storm.bucks.edu
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 15
Instructor Training and Experience: MFA in Printmaking from Cranbrook Academy of Art, BFA from Cornell University.
Offers Instruction In: Printmaking, papermaking and book arts.
Location of Instruction: Bucks County Community College.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Papermaking, Printing, Artists Books
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: Hammarstedt, Patty
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 1443 Carolina Place,
Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
United States
Phone: 610-518-5214
Fax: 610-518-5213
Email: pattyham@comcast.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 20
Instructor Training and Experience: Has taught at Santa Monica Collge, National University of Singapore and numerous continuing education courses.
Offers Instruction In: Calligraphy, Simple Binding
Location of Instruction: Instructor’s studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Calligraphy, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: Minter, Bill
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 4364 Woodbury Pike,
Woodbury, Pennsylvania 16695
United States
Phone: 814-793-4020
Fax: 814-793-4045
Email: wminter@pennswoods.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 30
Instructor Training and Experience: Apprenticed with William Anthony
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding; Book and paper conservation; Boxmaking; Encapsulation
Location of Instruction: Instructor's studio.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member American Institute for Conservation
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: Nitzberg, Nancy
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Book-Care, 7820 Spring Avenue
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027
United States
Phone: 215-635-4320
Fax: N/A
Email: NHNitzberg@cs.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 17
Instructor Training and Experience: 21 years in book repair/conservation. Attended 3 year program at Columbia University in Conservation of Library and Archival Materials and received an MS in Library Service. Interned at Library of Congress Rare Book Conservation Dep't. Worked at Harvard and Yale Universities and The Conservation Center for Art; was instructor at The Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT.
Offers Instruction In: I give classes, individual lessons, lectures and demonstrations on bookbinding/conservation topics including basic bookbinding, historic sewing structures, leather and cloth rebacking, endband sewing, limp vellum binding and papercase construction, and paper repair.
Location of Instruction: Instructor’s Studio or other.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member GBW and American Institute for Conservation
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: Don Rash, The School for Formal Bookbinding
GBW Member: No
Address: 50 Burke Street
Philadelphia, Plains, PA 18705
Phone: (570) 821-7050
Email: sfb@donrashfinebookbinder.com
Web: www.donrashfinebookbinder.com
Teaching Since: 2005
Instructor Training and Experience: Instructor Don Rash studied primarily with Fritz and Trudi Eberhardt, and has been working at the bench since 1978. The School's curriculum is intended to promote sound craft technique and structural understanding, based on German academic technique.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Box Making, Calligraphy, Conservation, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding, Printing
Location of Instruction: The School is located in Plains, PA, between Wilkes-Barre and Scranton.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: In addition to a fully equipped bindery and print shop, housing for up to three students is available.
Last Updated: 10/23/2014


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: Treacy, Tricia
GBW Member: No
Address: 915 Spring Garden Street, Studio #107
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123
United States
Phone: 215-235-0393
Fax: N/A
Email: tricia@pointedpress.com
Web: www.pointedpress.com
Years Teaching: 5
Instructor Training and Experience: Part time faculty at The University fo the Arts, taught book arts workshops at various art centers and universities. Taught ESl for several years before teaching book arts.
Offers Instruction In: I run my own letterpress studio and offer an un-paid, three to six month internship for students or non-students who wish to have hands-on training in the field. Interns work mostly on letterpress printing and bookbinding projects.
Location of Instruction: Studio
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Member of: AIGA, American Printers Association, Association of Photoshop Users, Inliquid.com
Search Keywords: Printing, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Pennsylvania, United States

Name: University of the Arts
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Graduate Program in the Book Arts and Print Making, Philadelphia College of Art and Design, Broad and Pine Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
United States
Phone: 800-616-ARTS
Fax: N/A
Email: mphelan@uarts.edu
Web: www.uarts.edu/
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: 24 credits MFA (also offers a BFA in print making). Involves history of the book, media study, artist's books, letterforms, printing on the hand press, offset lithography, etching, water base screen printing, non-silver phot ography, paper making by hand (Western & Eastern), marbling, paste papers, paper art, graduate critiques, concentrated course work toward a MFA, Thesis exhibition, work involves colloquiums, seminars, close advisory guidance, etc.
Location of Instruction: Institution.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Internships in local institutions, workshops of one or more days
Search Keywords: History, Artists Books, Calligraphy, Printing, Other, Papermaking, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Rhode Island, United States

Name: Ruth Strach
GBW Member: Yes
Address: At Last! Studio
184 West Greenville Road
North Scituate, R.I. 02857
Phone:(401) 934-2171
Email: atlaststudio@verizon.net
Web: atlastbookbinding.com
Teaching Since : 1993
Instructor Training and Experience: I apprenticed with Daniel Knowlton for nine years before establishing my own studio in 1993. Ten years later, I began my studies with Don Etherington in the American Academy of Bookbinding's Conservation program, receiving the diploma in 2009. I continue to take classes whenever possible.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Box Making, Conservation
Location of Instruction: My studio
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: I offer classes twice a week (limited to 3 students per class) in both beginning and intermediate bookbinding, repair and conservation. Weekly intensives are also offered as requested.
Last Updated: 4/23/2013

 


South Carolina, United States

Name: Ballard, Jefferson H.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 1836 Fairlawn Court,
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29732
United States
Phone: 803-328-6063
Fax: N/A
Email: ballards@infoave.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 4
Instructor Training and Experience: Conducted individual workshops in leather conservation, basic bookbinding, conservation techniques, elementary bookbinding and boxmaking.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, book repair, leather conservation, boxmaking, label making.
Location of Instruction: Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: MA (History), AMLS, graduate of North Bennet Street School, Boston. 8 years private practice.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


South Carolina, United States

Name: Benson, Jake
GBW Member: No
Address: Benson's Hand Bindery, 1319B Summerville Ave.,
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
United States
Phone: 803-799-1853
Fax: N/A
Email: jemiljan@worldnet.att.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 8
Instructor Training and Experience: Practicing Bookbinding and Marbling for the last 10 years. Specializes in the study of the early development of marbling in the Near East, including documenting and identifying pieces and maintaining a slide library. Studied Bookbinding at the North Bennet Street School, graduated 1995. Subsequently interned at Haverford College and the Library of Congress. Worked for Florentine Bookbindery, then the Etherington Conservation Center. Currently working for the University of South Carolina and operating a private bookbinding and marbled paper business.
Offers Instruction In: Have been teaching traditional water color based marbling for 8 years, with an emphasis on history as relating to Near Eastern and European bookbinding traditions. I do NOT teach oil marbling, Japanese suminagashi, or acrylic and fabric marbling. I prefer to teach a 2 day / 6 hour a day weekend workshop. Can also teach basic bookbinding techniques
Location of Instruction: Have taught at the North Bennet Street School in Boston on several occasions. The Museum of New Mexico, and the American University in Cairo.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Lectured at the 3rd International Marbler's Gathering in 1995 on early marbling. Will lecture at the upcoming International Marbler's Gathering at the Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts in 2002. Working title of the lecture is ‘Calming the Waves- A Clouded History.’
Search Keywords: Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Texas, United States

Name: Burkhard, Catherine
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 6660 Santa Anita Drive,
Dallas, Texas 75214-2215
United States
Phone: 214-363-7946
Fax: N/A
Email: bookltrs@earthlink.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 20
Instructor Training and Experience: 20 years as calligraphy instructor and 18 years as bookbinding instructor. Have been instructor and trainer on various subjects for many organizations over the years.
Offers Instruction In: Offer ongoing classes in bookbinding (new books, restoration, conservation, and such). Teach specialty workshops as scheduled in Studio in bookbinding and book arts. Teach occasional calligraphy workshops.
Location of Instruction: Books 'n Letters Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Will consider workshops away from Studio as time permits and as location allows. Recipient of various awards in exhibitions. Charter Member of Kaligrafos, The Dallas Calligraphy Society. Member of Society of Bookbinders and Miniature Book Society.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, Calligraphy
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Texas, United States

Name: Craft Guild of Dallas
GBW Member: Organization
Address: Levine, Catherine - Chair of Bookbinding Department, 14325 Proton Road
Dallas, Texas 75244
United States
Phone: 972-490-0303
Fax: 972-490-0304
Email: N/A
Web: www.craftguildofdallas.com
Years Teaching: Experience levels vary by instructor.
Instructor Training and Experience: Advanced classes taught by Sally Key, who has 13 years of teaching experience, served a six year apprenticeship under Bill Anthony, and a one year internship in conservation in England.
Offers Instruction In: Classes in: bookbinding, restoration, conservation, marbling, shibori, calligraphy, papermaking. See website for details.
Location of Instruction: The Craft Guild of Dallas
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: The Guild has been in existence for over 50 years and has a rich history of bookbinding instruction. John Risseeuw Staff printer & shop manager: Daniel Mayer
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, Decorative Paper, Calligraphy, Papermaking
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Texas, United States

Name: Jones, Charles D.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Box 13001 SFA Station,
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962
United States
Phone: 936-468-4240
Fax: 936-468-4041
Email: cjones@sfasu.edu
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 32
Instructor Training and Experience: BA, MA, MFA in Printmaking, University of the Americas, Mexico D.F.
Offers Instruction In: Letterpress, intaglio and other printing methods; bookbinding.
Location of Instruction: Art Dept. Stephen F. Austin State University.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Book arts program as part of the printmaking curriculum.
Search Keywords: Printing, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Texas, United States

Name: Leutz, Pamela
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 9790 Maplehill Dr.,
Dallas, Texas 75238
United States
Phone: 214-348-0489
Fax: N/A
Email: pleutz@sbcglobal.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 16
Instructor Training and Experience: Studied at the Craft Guild of Dallas for 6 yrs, and with Hugo Peller, and Jan & Jarmila Sobota.
Offers Instruction In: Basic bookbinding; box making.
Location of Instruction: Craft Guild of Dallas.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Utah, United States

Name: Daniel and Karleigh Heywood
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Badger and Chirp
84 S 100 E
Ephraim, UT 84627
Phone: (208) 360-3705
Email: karleighjae@gmail.com
Web: http://badgerandchirp.com
Teaching Since: 2007
Instructor Training and Experience: Along with teaching bookbinding workshops, Daniel and Karleigh run badgerandchirp.com where you can find bookbinding tips, tutorials and other fun book art related information. They work out of their home studio and sell their handmade books at badgerandchirp.etsy.com. They both graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Printing, Leather Antiquing.
Location of Instruction: We travel all over to teach our workshops
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: We offer workshops throughout the year and we also host a week of bookbinding workshops annually with other guest teachers. Most of our workshops are geared to beginners but all skill levels are welcome and have enjoyed our workshops.
Last Updated: 05/19/2013

 


Vermont, United States

Name: Susan Bonthron
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Otter Pond Bindery
108 S. Belden Hill Rd.
Guilford, Vermont 05301
Phone: (802) 257-0003
Email: susan.bonthron@gmail.com
Web: www.otterpondbindery.com
Years Teaching: 12
Instructor Training and Experience: I have studied over many years with bookbinders and book and paper artists including Paulus Berensohn, LInda Lembke, Claire Van Vliet, Julie Chen and Hedi Kyle. I teach at my bindery and at schools and venues throughout New England, including a summer workshop in Deer Isle, Maine.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper
Location of Instruction: Otter Pond Bindery in Guilford, Vermont
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Last Updated: 4/23/2013


Vermont, United States

Name: Lembke, Linda
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Green River Bindery, 2688 River Road,
Guilford, Vermont 05301
United States
Phone: 802-254-4813
Fax: N/A
Email: sllembke@sover.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 12
Instructor Training and Experience: M.L.S. degree. I have been working as a bookbinder for the past 21 years with mixed training and experience (private lessons with Ellen Becker, bindery assistant to Peter Geraty, many workshops, and self-teaching). I currently work from my bindery at home. Edition work and boxmaking comprise about two-thirds of my work and teaching about one-third. I instruct weekend workshops for teachers and adult bookmakers, teach graduate courses in bookmaking for teachers at Saint Michael's College, and work as an artist-in-residence in many schools in Vermont.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, boxmaking, bookmaking for children and teachers.
Location of Instruction: Private instruction for 1 or 2 people in my workshop; other workshop or course sites set up by sponsor (but I prefer to teach in Vermont and Massachusetts).
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Vermont, United States

Name: New England Book Arts Workshops
GBW Member: No
Address: c/o Brian D. Cohen, Bridge Press, 5413 U.S. Route 5
Westminster Station, Vermont 05159
United States
Phone: 802-722-4029
Fax: 802-722-4029
Email: bridge_press@yahoo.com
Web: www.nec.edu/graduate/mfa/mfa.html
Years Teaching: 25+
Instructor Training and Experience: Workshops will be taught in book structures by Claire Van Vliet of Janus Press, whose accomplishments in the book arts span nearly fifty years; in the conception and design of artist's books by Michele Burgess and Bill Kelly, co-directors of Brighton Press, a prominent publisher of limited edition books and livres d'artistes in San Diego, California; in type composition and letterpress printing by Dan Carr and Julia Ferrari of Golgonooza Letter Foundry, printer, publisher, typographer, printmaker (Julia), punch cutter, and poet (Dan); and in printmaking and the book arts by Brian D. Cohen, publisher of limited edtion artist' book and etchings under the imprint Bridge Press. In addition, presentations by and visits to bookbinders, printmakers, printers, curators, and collectors are planned.
Offers Instruction In: Design and Conception of the Artist's Book; Letterpress and Typography; Printmaking for the Book Arts; Artist's Book Structures
Location of Instruction: New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Ten day residency offered during the summer. Henniker, New Hampshire is located about 1.5 hours from Boston, Massaachusetts. The residency runs concurrently with the MFA in Poetry program at New England College. Opportunities for collavaoration and interaction with professional and aspiring writers are offered.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Fine Binding, History, Printing
Last Updated: 1/13/2005


Vermont, United States

Name: Spector, Joel
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 139 Hollow Woods Road,
Peacham, Vermont 05862
United States
Phone: 802-592-3066
Fax: 802-592-3066
Email: hollow@charter.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 12
Instructor Training and Experience: Assistant adjunct professor of bookbinding at University of Iowa during four year conservation apprenticeship and thereafter. Internships at Folger Shakespeare Library, National Library of Wales, Technology of the Medieval Book. Instructor/Presentor for Mellon Foundation Workshop in Advanced Conservation.
Offers Instruction In: Adhesive and non-adhesive bindings, historical structures and materials, basic conservation and repair.
Location of Instruction: Home studio - individual and group instruction
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Conservation, Bookbinding, History
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Vermont, United States

Name: Van Vliet, Claire
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Janus Press, 101 Schoolhouse Road
Newark, Vermont 05871
United States
Phone: 802-467-3335
Fax: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 1959
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: Innovative structures and book design.
Location of Instruction: At institutions
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Graphic Design
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Virginia, United States

Name: Cat Tail Run Hand Bookinding
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 2160 Cedar Grove Road
Winchester, VA 22603
United States
Phone: 540-662-2683
Fax: 540-662-0390
Email: info@cattailrun.com
Web: http://www.cattailrun.com/
Years Teaching:20
Instructor Training and Experience: Apprenticeship Heraldry Bindery (Northampton, MA); Internship Cornell University Department of Library Conservation; Internship Conservation Analytical Laboratory (Smithsonian); Internship Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding; Marbling
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper
Last Updated: 01/23/2013


Virginia, United States

Name: Rare Book School - University of Virginia
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 114 Alderman Library, P.O Box 400103
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4103
United States
Phone: 434-924-8851
Fax: 434-924-8824
Email: oldbooks@virginia.edu
Web: www.rarebookschool.org/
Years Teaching: 17
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: See our Web site for information about Rare Book School, a collection of non-credit courses on subjects ranging from medieval and early Renaissance binding structures to modern fine printing. Instructors include Sue Allen, Christopher Clarkson, Mirjam Foot, and Nicholas Pickwoad.
Location of Instruction: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: History
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Washington, United States

Name: Dabney, Lillian
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 5260 44th Ave. Southwest,
Seattle, Washington 98136
United States
Phone: 206-937-9756
Fax: N/A
Email: dabney.lillian@seattle.va.gov
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 2
Instructor Training and Experience: Bellvue Art and Frame Art Supply Store.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding.
Location of Instruction: N/A
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Washington, United States

Name: Ely, Timothy C.
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 504 N. Mill St.,
Colfax, Washington 99111
United States
Phone: 509-397-3573
Fax: N/A
Email: t.ely@mac.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 30
Instructor Training and Experience: MFA in Design, University of Washington; NEA grant for study in UK and Japan. Resume supplied on request.
Offers Instruction In: Design, drawing, painting, book design, bookbinding, printmaking, and tool making.
Location of Instruction: My studio or may travel to intriguing locales.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Printing, Graphic Design, Tool Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Washington, United States

Name: Norman, Bonnie Thompson
GBW Member: Yes
Address: The Windowpane Press, 4243 NE 92nd Street
Seattle, Washington 98115
United States
Phone: 206-527-9737
Fax: N/A
Email: InkdArt@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 22
Instructor Training and Experience: I am the proprietor and instructor, since 1978, of The Windowpane Press where I teach classes in all aspects of Printing and Book Arts to beginners and experienced individuals alike. I also offer classes through the University of Washington Experimental College. I have been the Studio Director of Otis College of Art and Design, the Armory Center for the Arts and The Woman's Building, all in Los Angeles area. Currently, I work full time as the hand bookbinder at the Puget Bindery which is a full scale commercial bindery. My printing experience comes from having worked as a full time letterpress printer with Patrick Reagh, currently of Sebastopol CA, for 8 years.
Offers Instruction In: Classes are offered in letterpress printing and experimental printing processes on the press. Classes also offered in book making, both traditional and artist's books. Other aspects of book arts instruction include paper decorating, boxmaking, albums, etc. All classes are open to anyone at any level of experience.
Location of Instruction: Home studio, located in the Wedgwood neighborhood of Seattle
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: I have a well equipped printing and book making studio which includes at least some of the following: Vandercook SP 15, Vandercook SP 25, Chandler & Price 10 x 15, guillotine cutter, Jacques board shear, hundreds of cases of type, extensive resource and reference library, and a wonderful collection of examples of fine printing, press books, artist's books and bindings of interest. I am on the Board of Directors of the Book Arts Guild.
Search Keywords: Printing, Bookbinding, Artists Books, Decorative Paper, Box Making
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Washington, D.C., United States

Name: Corcoran College of Art + Design Master of Arts in Art and the Book Program
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 500 17th St. NW Washington, DC 20006 (Downtown Campus+ Corcoran Gallery of Art)
1801 35th St., NW Washington, DC (Georgetown Campus)
Phone: 202-298-2545
Fax: N/A
Email: kmcaleer-keeler@corcoran.org
Web: http://www.corcoran.edu/graduate_degrees/MA_art_and_the_book.php
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: The history and theory of book culture, as well as contemporary methods of book production. This two year, 48 credit program offers an array of academic and studio courses exploring traditional and contemporary methods for creating and researching artists' books.
Location of Instruction: Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Graduate Art and the Book Student Group: Marginalia (http://ccadmarginalia.wordpress.com/)
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Calligraphy, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding, History, Paper Making, Printing
Last Updated: 10/25/10

 


Washington, D.C., United States

Name: Drewes, Jeanne
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 909 E Street SE Apt. 8
Washington, D.C. 48823
United States
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: jdre@loc.gov
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 10
Instructor Training and Experience: Concertina and simple book binding for children and young adults.
Offers Instruction In: Preservation, disaster planning for book and paper.
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member American Institute for Conservation and American Library Association.
Search Keywords: Conservation, Other, Artists Books, Bookbinding
Last Updated: 6/22/2006


West Virginia, United States

Name: Grassell, Mary
GBW Member: No
Address: 7 Meadow Brook Circle,
Hurricane, West Virginia 25526
United States
Phone: 304-696-2894
Fax: 304-696-6505
Email: grassell01@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 8
Instructor Training and Experience: BFA Graphic Design, Carnegie Mellon University; MFA Advertising/Design, Syracuse University.
Offers Instruction In: Graphic design; electronic media; calligraphy and typography; illustration; design and color classes; printmaking.
Location of Instruction: Marshall University, Huntington, WV.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Exhibiting Artist in Printmaking including juried exhibits and awards. Associated with Tamarack in Beckley, WV and Main Street. Studio in Hurricane, WV.
Search Keywords: Other, Calligraphy, Printing, Graphic Design
Last Updated: 10/27/2004

 

International Opportunities

Australia

Name: Ter Haar, Karen
GBW Member: No
Address: 49 Packham Crescent,
Glen Waverley, 3150
Australia
Phone: 613-9803-9326
Fax: 613-9803-9326
Email: terhaar@melbpc.org.au
Web: www.cecilia-letteringart.com/karenterhaar/karengallery.html
Years Teaching: 14
Instructor Training and Experience: Karen has studied calligraphy intensively for 14 years, undergoing an intensive two year course, and follow up short courses with Jill Colebatch - 'For the Love of Letters'. Her bookbinding experience is primarily with calligraphic artists books, and she has learned from visiting American tutor Melissa Andrews, and Victoria Joanne Chynoweth. She has also learned much from world-wide book exchanges, holding a private collection of over 200 hand-made artist's books.
Offers Instruction In: Artists books, paper marbling and other paper decoration techniques, calligraphy and mixed media.
Location of Instruction: South-east of Melbourne.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Editor for the Calligraphy Society of Victoria magazine since 1998
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Decorative Paper, Calligraphy, Other
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Queensland, Australia

Name: Barrass, Judy
GBW Member: No
Address: Backstudio Noosa, 46 Tarina Street
Noosa Heads, Queensland 4567
Australia
Phone: 07-5447-2110
Fax: N/A
Email: judyb@nbcnet.com.au
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 20
Instructor Training and Experience: I am a paper and book artist who also teaches extensively from my own studio, in galleries, colleges and schools, and arts centres.
Offers Instruction In: All areas of traditional and contemporary hand papermaking and book binding are taught. The emphasis is on artist's books, with simple fold and pop-up books being a specialty. Beginners and more experienced book artists are welcome. Instruction in decorative papers and printmaking is also available. Artists who generally work in other mediums who are looking to extend their skills are invited to work with me in the studio.
Location of Instruction: Individual and group tuition is available in my studio - Backstudio Noosa, and I am available to teach in other locations by arrangement. Visitors to Noosa are welcome to arrange sessions in the studio as part of their holiday.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member Queensland Bookbinders Guild and Papermakers of Queensland.
Search Keywords: Papermaking, Bookbinding, Artists Books, Decorative Paper, Printing
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Victoria, Australia

Name: Watkins, Milton
GBW Member: No
Address: 104 Burnbank St.,
Ballarat, Victoria 3350
Australia
Phone: 353393355
Fax: 353393600
Email: N/A
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: No Teaching Experience, but would like to do so.
Offers Instruction In: 20 years experience in all aspects of Bookbinding. Just started teaching myself letterpress printing.
Location of Instruction: Victoria, Australia.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Member of Victorian Bookbinders Guild.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Printing
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Brazil

Name: Gaudencio, Tercio Ferdinando
GBW Member: No
Address: Rua Mauro, 44 - Bairro Saúde,
Sao Paulo, 04055040
Brazil
Phone: 5511-55814954
Fax: 5511-55831642
Email: tercio@tgk.com.br
Web: www.tgk.com.br
Years Teaching: 22
Instructor Training and Experience: Bookbinding and restoration of antique and rare books.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding and restoration.
Location of Instruction: Instructor's studio.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member of ABER,APCR and SENAI in Brazil.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


NL, Canada

Name: Tara Bryan
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 63 Deermarsh Road
Flatrock, NL A1K 1C8
Canada
Phone: 709-351-4118
Fax: N/A
Email: walkingbirdpress@bellaliant.net
Web: www.tarabryan.com
Teaching Since: 1992
Instructor Training and Experience: I started Typography and Binding at UW-Madison, then workshops at the Center for Book Arts, 1987 to 1994. I have taught book structures and brainstorming in 1 hour to week-long sessions, with every age group.
Offers Instruction In: Artist book structures, basic boxes, paste papers, letterpress printing.
Location of Instruction: My studio and St. Michael's Printshop, St. John's, NL
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member of Guild of Book Workers, Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Visual Artists Newfoundland and Labrador, Royal Canadian Academy.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Printing
Last Updated: 6/25/2012


NL, Canada

Name: Roberts, Dr. Brian A
GBW Member: Yes
Address: The Book Doctor, Box 39402, Village Mall RPO
St. John's, NL A1E 5Y7
Canada
Phone: 709-364-5136
Fax: N/A
Email: TheBookDoctor@bookbinderies.com
Web: bookbinderies.com
Years Teaching: 10
Instructor Training and Experience: Trained for 5 years in Germany with Gerhard Weiss at the bindery at the State Library in Lippe Detmold and in Canada, additionally with Betsy Eldridge in Toronto and Tim Ely in New York.
Offers Instruction In: Instruct all levels of hand binding, case binding and fine binding in leather and cloth. Book repair.
Location of Instruction: St. John's Newfoundland (the far east of the western world - overlooking the vast Atlantic Ocean)
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Private individual tuition can be arranged in addition to scheduled group classes. Own and operates The Book Doctor and is the Audio-visual librarian for CBBAG, the Canadian Guild of Bookbinders and Book Artist's Guild.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Ontario, Canada

Name: Eldridge, Betsy Palmer
GBW Member: Yes
Address: 24 Castle Frank Crescent,
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3A3
Canada
Phone: 416-967-4589
Fax: 416-967-3992
Email: bpeldridge@aol.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 20
Instructor Training and Experience: Trained in Germany, France and United States. Teach regularly for Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artist Group in Canada and for the Camble Center in the U.S. Adjunct professor for the Buffalo Conservation Program.
Offers Instruction In: Bookinding (forwarding and finishing), restoration and repair, book and paper conservation
Location of Instruction: Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Active in both Canadian and U.S. professional assocations.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Ontario, Canada

Name: Kritz, Mary
GBW Member: No
Address: 1116-1909 Russell Road,
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3P2
Canada
Phone: 613-282-9223
Fax: N/A
Email: bbinder999@gmail.com
Web: http://www.bookartiste.blogspot.com
Years Teaching: 33
Instructor Training and Experience: M. Ed – Adult Education, 7 yrs. Bookbinding and book arts practice
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, artist books, box making, paste paper, suminagashi
Location of Instruction: Ottawa School of Art, Shenkman Arts Centre
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making
Last Updated: 01/23/2013


QC, Canada

Name: Genest, Louise
GBW Member: No
Address: 673 Avenue Champagneur,
Outremont, QC H2 V3P7
Canada
Phone: 514-272-6758
Fax: 514 272 7101
Email: louise.genest@sympatico.ca
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 15
Instructor Training and Experience: Studied bookbinding in Paris, Montreal and New-York. Studied conservation of rare books and manuscripts for 2 years in New York as an apprentice. Took numerous workshops and intensive sessions in Canada, US and Belgium. Teaches in her studio. Gave talks and taught in Canada, US, Europe, and Japan.
Offers Instruction In: Traditional and non-traditional bookbinding, including boxmaking, design binding.
Location of Instruction: Montreal
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Member of the international association Meister der Einbandkunst; Co-founded l'Association des Relieurs du Qubec in Montreal; was an administrator at the Conseil des Mtiers d'Art du Quebec (10yrs); member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Colombia

Name: Ortiz, Victoria
GBW Member: No
Address: Carrera 43C #9-39 aparta studio 403
Medellin,
Colombia
Phone: 2682685
Fax:
Email: victoriaortiz@une.net.co
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: Since 1982
Instructor Training and Experience: 2000-2003 Associate Professor Escola Superior de Arte e Design ESAD, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal. 1997 1998 Professor Art Department, Universidad de los Andes Bogota. 1997-1998-2005-2006 Associate Professor Fine Art Department Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia.
Offers Instruction In: printing, bookbinding, graphic design (bookbinding, marbling, calligraphy, printing, etc.)
Location of Instruction:
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: I am very interested in having an advance knowledge in contemporary Bookbinding, binding with leather, calf, patterns, colours, advance bookbinding, also artists books. I am a printmaker, painter, and graphic designer as well I have been a teacher professor in these areas.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 11/24/2008


Czech Republic

Name: Sobota, Jan and Jarmila
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Sklenarska 5,
Loket, 35733
Czech Republic
Phone: 011420 352685130
Fax: 011420 352685197
Email: jsobota@jsobota.cz
Web: www.jsobota.cz
Years Teaching: 20
Instructor Training and Experience: Jan: Apprentice in Bookbinding and Restoration, School for Applied Arts in Prague, Master of Design Bookbinding and Restoration from SCK, Meister der Einbandkunst, MDE. Jarmila: Charles IV. University in Prague, Apprentice in Design Bookbinding, Master of Design Bookbinding and Decorative papers from SCK.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Conservation and Restoration. Apprentice program ranging from one week to several months, usually 1 month.
Location of Instruction: Instructor's studio in Loket, Czech Republic.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Come to see the Czech Republic and Loket. It is a beautiful and friendly country.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Conservation
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Como, Italy

Name: Progetto Ecate Print Workshop
GBW Member: No
Address: Via Palestro 7
Como, 22100
Italy
Phone: 0039 3319054880
Fax: N/A
Email: info@progettoecate.com
Web: www.progettoecate.com
Years Teaching: Since 2005
Instructor Training and Experience: Elena Governo, the printing technician and founder of Progetto Ecate, studied for five years at Brera's fine art academy, trained for 3 years in a bindery in Milano and took further education in Scotland at the Edinburgh Printmakers. Every year she also invites a few international artists to bring their experience to her workshop and share it with her students. Invited artists curricula are published on Progetto Ecate's website.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books; Bookbinding; Box Making; Calligraphy; Papermaking; Printing (intaglio, relief printing, hand printing, lithography, silk screen, photoetching...)
Location of Instruction: The courses take place is a recently renovated workshop, 135 sqmt, with excellent facilities for all the branches of printmaking and in general art on paper . Progetto Ecate is located in a central area of Como, Italy. Sapphire Lake Como has been Italy's prestige romantic lake ever since and it is a perfect location to combine further education into art with a vacation.
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments:
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Calligraphy, Papermaking, Printing
Last Updated: 11/24/2008


Firenze, Italy

Name: bookbarnkatstudios
GBW Member: Yes
Address: via dell'Amorino 8r
Firenze, FI 50123
Italy
Phone: +39 328 546 5766
Email: info@bookbarnkatstudios.com
Web: www.bookbarnkatstudios.com
Teaching Since: Since 2013
Instructor Training and Experience: Master classes announced on website, basic classes intended to prepare beginning bookbinders to take masters classes offered periodically. Have taught bookbinding and other paper arts since 2007.
Offers Instruction In: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Calligraphy, Conservation, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding, History, Tool Making, Metalsmithing, Other paper arts.
Location of Instruction: bookbarnkat studio.
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Member of GBW, SOB, DB, CBBAG, IAPMA, ARA-IT and others
Last Updated: 01/12/2014


Florence, Italy

Name: Santa Reparata International School of Art
GBW Member: No
Address: Via San Gallo 53R
Florence, 50123
Italy
Phone: +39-055-4627374, 210-340-2675
Fax: +39-055-472728
Email: info@santareparata.org
Web: www.santareparata.org
Years Teaching: Since 1970
Instructor Training and Experience:N/A
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, letter press, printmaking, marbling, calligraphy, printing.
Location of Instruction: Florence, Italy
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA) is a non-profit 501c3 located in Florence, Italy. We offer summer and semester programs and workshops in many areas of art including book arts and printmaking. SRISA has a wonderful collection of antique wooden type for letter press and a top rate professional printmaking/ book arts studio. In addition to courses and workshops SRISA hosts a masters and certificate program for professional artists.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding, Graphic Design, Papermaking, Printing
Last Updated: 9/16/2010


Verona, Italy

Name: Zanella, Alessandro
GBW Member: No
Address: Localita Santa Lucia 21,
Valeggio sul Mincio, Verona 37067
Italy
Phone: 045-633-70-55
Fax: 045-633-70-55
Email: ampersand@globalway.it
Web: www.ampersandpress.it
Years Teaching: 2
Instructor Training and Experience: Printer and publisher of handprinted limited edition books illustrated with original graphics. Partner with Gabriel Rummonds at the Plain Wrapper Press Alessandro Zanella, from 1982 runs his Ampersand press where he prints letterpress on a Stanhope Handpress, a Vandercook proofpress and a Hidelberg cylinder press.
Offers Instruction In: Hand composition, digital composition, photopolymer processing, letterpress printing, pageand book design and book organization.
Location of Instruction: Valeggio sul Mincio - Verona - Italy
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Alternative email: alessandrozanella@tiscalinet.it
Search Keywords: Printing, Graphic Design
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Lithuania

Name: Ligeikiene, Virginija
GBW Member: No
Address: Laiveliu 19,
Kaunas, 3023
Lithuania
Phone: 3707473071
Fax: N/A
Email: virvute@hotmail.com
Web: iilg-org.50megs.com/scrapbook/index.html#virginijaligeikiene
Years Teaching: 9
Instructor Training and Experience: bookbinding, marbling, batique technique
Offers Instruction In: marbling, batique technique on leather, unique personal technique by forming books silhouette
Location of Instruction: must be invited
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Graduated Tallinn (Estonia)Applied Art Academy, Member of Lithuanian Artists association, Member of International Internet Leather Guild (IILG.ORG) in USA
Search Keywords: Decorative Paper, Other
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Mexico

Name: El Maromero
GBW Member: No
Address: Mixcoac
, 03700
Mexico
Phone: (52 55) 5563-0384
Fax: N/A
Email: luisev@hotmail.com
Web: www.el_maromero.com.mx
Years Teaching: Since 1995
Instructor Training and Experience: Studies as Book conservator by Istituto per lͽarte e il restauro(Florence, Italy), several bookbinding courses (PBI-U.S.A., CBL Ascona-Switzerland, Montefiascone-Italy, Ramos, R. Ang��lica Volos-Greece, AFEDA-Spain).
Offers Instruction In: In several Institutions and organization: ENCRyM, UNAM, INBA, PBI, Private Libreries.
Location of Instruction: Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: AFEDAͽs members
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Conservation, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 11/24/2008


Mexico

Name: Ramos, R. Angélica
GBW Member: No
Address: Cda. Ladrillera #2 Col. La Rivera,
Naucalpan de Juarez, 53460
Mexico
Phone: 55-53-12-33-68
Fax: N/A
Email: angierr@prodigy.net.mx
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 5
Instructor Training and Experience: My work consist in Bookbinding to Universidad Iberoamericana and bibliophilos
Offers Instruction In: All aspects of bookbinding
Location of Instruction: Studio in home
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments: Exhibitor in gallery with individual exhibitions.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Switzerland

Name: Centro del bel Libro
GBW Member: Organization
Address: Viale Portone 4, P.O. Box 2600
Bellinzona, CH-6501
Switzerland
Phone: 41-091-825-11-62
Fax: 41-091-825-85-86
Email: info@cbl-ascona.ch
Web: www.cbl-ascona.ch
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: All aspects of bookbinding, papermaking by hand (Western & Eastern ) advanced book and paper conservation, history of bindings, restoration and refurbishing.
Location of Instruction: Institution
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: Workshops of one or more days
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Papermaking, Conservation, History
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


United Kingdom

Name: Abbott, Kathy
GBW Member: No
Address: 12 Chippenham Mews
London, W9 2AW
United Kingdom
Phone: 44 20 7286 9890
Fax: 44 20 7286 9890
Email: kathyabbott34@hotmail.com
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: Since 1998
Instructor Training and Experience: Trained at the London College of Printing (HND)and at Roehampton University (BA Hons Bookbinding) and have a City and Guilds teaching qualification. Have been a bookbinder for 18 years. Have taught at The Institute Hampstead, for Shepherds Bokkbinders Ltd., and currently teach at the City Literary Institute, West Dean College and for the Society of Bookbinders.
Offers Instruction In: All aspects of bookbinding including Fine binding, book conservation and box making
Location of Instruction: The City Literary Institute, London, West Dean College, Chichester and for the Society of Bookbinders (regional).
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Member of the Designer Bookbinders and serve on their Executive Commitee and a member of the Society of Bookbinders. Exhibit annually with 'Tomorrow's Past' at Olympia, London.
Search Keywords: Conservation, Bookbinding, Box Making, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 11/24/2008


United Kingdom

Name: Cockram, Mark
GBW Member: No
Address: Studio Five, 1st Floor Mews, 46-52 Church Road, Barnes
London, SW130 DQ
United Kingdom
Phone: 07811615010
Fax: N/A
Email: mcockram@ma.kew.net
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 12
Instructor Training and Experience: Guildford College ( UK ) -London College of Printing, Gimsby College of Art and Design ( both UK ), Joshibi University of Art and Design ( Tokyo ). Master Classes For the Society of Bookbinders (U K ) Lectures and workshops in the UK and abroad.
Offers Instruction In: Bookbinding, Designer Bookbinding, Printing, Artists Books, Box making, Fine Bookbinding
Location of Instruction: Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Phone number is for UK only. Fellow of Designer Bookbinders. Member of Society of Bookbinders (UK) and Tokyo Bookbinding Club.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Bookbinding, Box Making, Decorative Paper, Fine Binding, Printing, Tool Making, Other
Last Updated: 1/13/2005


Berkshire, United Kingdom

Name: Society of Bookbinders
GBW Member: Organization
Address: 16 Latimer Dr, Calcot
Reading, Berkshire RG31 7AP
United Kingdom
Phone: 01184-9414203
Fax: N/A
Email: info@societyofbookbinders.com
Web: www.societyofbookbinders.com
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: The Society aims to further the teaching and maintaing the skills of the bookbinding. It is sub-divided into nine regions of the U.K. Each region holds Mastercraft Classes at which the various skills required are demonstrated.
Offers Instruction In: N/A
Location of Instruction: Throughout the U.K.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Berkshire, United Kingdom

Name: Sauer, Lori, Benjamin Elbel and Paul Johnson
GBW Member: Yes
Address: Berkshire and Wiltshire, England
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: beechingstoke@gmail.com
Web: http://www.bookbindingworkshops.com/
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: See website.
Offers Instruction In: During the calendar year we offer two programmes of one, two and three day workshops covering a range of topics - some are suitable for those with little or no exposure to bookbinding while others are for those with more experience.
Location of Instruction: The workshops are held at a private houses in Maidenhead, Berkshire and in the village hall at Marden, Wiltshire, in England.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: N/A
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making
Last Updated: 2/23/2011


Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Name: Brockman, James and Stuart
GBW Member: No
Address: 323 Amersham Road,
Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire HP15 7PX
United Kingdom
Phone: 01494-718460
Fax: 01494-718460
Email: information@brockmanbookbinders.com
Web: www.brockmanbookbinders.com
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: James Brockman has taught and lectured all over the world including Australia, the and Canada, for many years. Stuart has several years teaching experience in the UK, Canada and Finland. Simon Haigh has taught part-time for some 6 years at institutions in London, UK.
Offers Instruction In: Covering in full leather; covering in vellum; gold finishing; box making
Location of Instruction: Oxford, England.
Will Travel: N/A
Additional Comments: All are members of Society of Bookbinders. Stuart and Simon are Licentiate members of Designer Bookbinders. James was a Fellow of Designer Bookbinders.
Search Keywords: Bookbinding, Box Making, Fine Binding
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Name: Garrett, Mrs. Pat
GBW Member: No
Address: 25 Field Way,
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire EN11 0QN
United Kingdom
Phone: 01992-464885
Fax: 01992-464885
Email: cbhs@abcgarrett.demon.co.uk
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: N/A
Instructor Training and Experience: N/A
Offers Instruction In: N/A
Location of Instruction: N/A
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: I am Secretary and joint Newsletter editor of the Children's Books History Society; a society interested in the children's books of yesterday. I also collect and research into alphabets (wherever they appear - educational and pleasurable and artistic).
Search Keywords:
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Surrey, United Kingdom

Name: de Veer, Marysa
GBW Member: No
Address: The Otter Bindery, 42 Hare Hill
Addlestone, Surrey KT15 1DT
United Kingdom
Phone: 44 (0) 932 845976
Fax:
Email: marysa@otterbookbinding.com
Web: http://www.otterbookbinding.com
Years Teaching: 6
Instructor Training and Experience: The Otter Bindery offers first weekend in every month bookbinding tuition details of which can be seen on our website www.otterbindery.co.uk. In addition residential one month long apprenticeships are available. Marysa de Veer has 13 years of bookbinding experience as well as ongoing teaching experience on a private tuition basis. The Otter Bindery offers tuition from a number of different tutors who specialize in different aspects of bookbinding from sewing the book to gold finishing. Please see website for further details. If you would like to read testimonials from past students please write to me and I can email them to you.
Offers Instruction In: bookbinding in small scale commercial bookbinding environment. conservation binding, paper repair. Residential bookbinding apprenticeships sometimes available for one month. First weekend of every month intensive one day courses on Saturdays 10am-6pm
Location of Instruction: Studio
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Merit in Conservation and Bookbinding, Guildford College, Surrey, UK - trained by Maureen Duke. Worked with Rob Shepherd, Shepherds Bookbinders, have Conservation chemistry certificate, Hammersmith College. 13 years experience in bookbinding and running a small business. Entrant in Designer Bookbinders competitions at British Library.
Search Keywords: Artists Books, Conservation, Bookbinding, Box Making, Fine Binding, Other
Last Updated: 8/21/2005


Venezuela

Name: Alvarado, Hernan
GBW Member: No
Address: P.O. Box 500,
Maracaibo, ZU 4100
Venezuela
Phone: 58-02617931162
Fax: 58-02617931162
Email: N/A
Web: N/A
Years Teaching: 16
Instructor Training and Experience: University.paris 8.france.licence en arts plastiques.1977, st. martin's school of art. london. advanced printmaking.1978 , royal college of art.london.MA. printmaking department.1982
Offers Instruction In: printmaking
Location of Instruction: teaching in dependent in Venezuelan college and universities
Will Travel: Yes
Additional Comments: Nine courses promoting woodengravings. 12 one man shows (painting). currently work in small wood. burin on maracaibos box wood. writing poems.
Search Keywords: Printing
Last Updated: 10/27/2004


Venezuela

Name: Franklin Romero, TrasPapelArt
GBW Member: No
Address: Av. Bolívar con avenida Lecuna, Res. Parque Central.
edificio Tacagua, piso 2 apartamento 2B
Caracas , Distrito Capital 10-10
Venezuela
Phone: 0414 3077138/ 02125738086
Email: traspapelart@gmail.com
Web: TrasPapelArt.blogspot.com
Teaching Since: 2002
Instructor Training and Experience: Fabricante de papel hecho a mano con marcas de agua, diseño de encuadernaciones, restauración de libros antiguos y contemporanesos
Offers Instruction In:Bookbinding, Box Making, Papermaking
Location of Instruction: mi taller o me podria trasladar donde se requiera
Will Travel: No
Additional Comments:
Last Updated: 7/25/2016