Heather Bain
Susan Bonthron
Amy Borezo
Patty Bruce
Carolee Campbell
Rebecca Chamlee
Susan Collard
Coleen Curry
Cathy DeForest
Anna Embree
Ethan Ensign
Mark Esser
Don Etherington
Samuel Feinstein
Erin Fletcher
Madelyn Garrett
Ken Gilbert
Karen Hanmer
Monica Holtsclaw
Deborah Howe
Peggy Johnston
Jamie Kamph
Ellen Knudson
Rebecca Koch
Jill Krase
Alison Kuller
Monique Lallier
Sammy Lee
Amy LeePard
Carolyn Leigh
Sue Huggins Leopard
Christopher McAfee
Suzanne Moore
Hanne Niederhausen
Jeff Nilan
Claire Owen
Jan Owen
Graham Patten
Jana Pullman
Veda and Meda Rives
Suzanne Sawyer
Susan Share
CB Sherlock
Stanley Sherman
Priscilla Spitler
Emily Tipps
Jonathan Tremblay
Claire VanVliet
Tom Virgin
Robert Walp
Thomas Parker Williams
Wendy Withrow
Rutherford Witthus

Robert Walp
Chestertown, New York

Robert Walp began his bookmaking career in the Spring of 2000 at Vermont College in Montpelier, Vermont. He has participated in numerous book arts workshops since then and in 2006 earned an MFA in the Book Arts from The University of Alabama, where he received the Raymond F. McClain Book Arts Award. His work can be found in many collections including The University of Vermont Bailey Library, Dartmouth College Rauner Library, Brown University Rockefeller Library in Providence, Rhode Island, The Library of Congress, The New York Public Library, and The Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont. Robert works from his studio in the Adirondacks under the imprint of Chester Creek Press and has taught workshops in New York at The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake, Bluseed Studio in Saranac Lake, the Town of Chester Public Library, and the Lake George Arts Project. He has also taught at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina and at The Great River Arts Institute in Bellow Falls, Vermont. He is a member of The Guild of Bookworkers and The Fine Press Book Association, and is curator of the Book Arts Collection at the Town of Chester Public Library.

Website: chestercreekpress.com

Robert Walp

Peak to Peak, 2011

Peak to Peak explores the life of Verplanck Colvin and his work as surveyor of the Adirondack Mountains during the late 1800s in a presentation of text, maps, drawings, photographs & prints. The book is printed letterpress on handmade paper incorporating native Adirondack plants. The binding is quarter leather with worn green bookcloth reminiscent of a field journal such as Colvin might have used. The book, photos, and maps are enclosed in a cloth and leather hinged lid box with leather and deer bone closures.

Dimensions: 2.25 x 6 x 9.25 inches; 6 x 15 x 23.5 centimeters

Handmade paper, leather, bookcloth