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April 2017 Events

BAG Lecture

Mari Eckstein-Gower: On Process

April 20, 2017 | Mari Eckstein-Gower: On Process

"Waiting for the Words: Navigating the Gaps Between Exploration and Chaos" Mari Eckstein-Gower shares her process for combining visual and verbal storytelling to create her artist books. She will talk about inspiration, and how research can inform or stall the process, as well as why she likes the challenge of using simple tools.  Read more...

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Catherine Alice Michaelis on PBS

April 21, 2017 | Catherine Alice Michaelis on PBS

Book artist Catherine Alice Michaelis is featured in the upcoming PBS Craft in America “NATURE” episode, along with sculptor Patrick Dougherty, fiber artist Mary Merkel-Hess, woodworker Michelle Holzapfel, and glass artist Preston Singletary. In Shelton, WA, Catherine Alice Michaelis designs books that reflect her relationship with what s  Read more...

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Thorniley Antique Type at PLU

April 25, 2017 | Thorniley Antique Type at PLU

Come celebrate Freedom of the Press, and the recent donation of the Thorniley Collection of Antique Type at Pacific Lutheran's Elliott Press, Wekell Gallery, Ingram Hall. The Thorniley Collection of Antique Type took three semitrucks to transport and added 42 type cabinets to PLU’s Book Arts Labs with over 1,000 different fonts, as well a  Read more...

BAG Workshop

Spontaneous Books Workshop

April 29, 2017 | Spontaneous Books Workshop

Be inspired by the moment! Spontaneous Books guides participants through three exercises designed to broaden our approach to artist’s books. We will work independently on the Book in a Bag, collaboratively on the One-Hour Books and then apply what we’ve discovered to the No Text Narrative Challenge! Appropriate for beginners and seasoned pros, our workshop will be a day of creative and spontaneous fun.  Read more...

2100 Building, Seattle 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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(Un)Lucky 13th Tacoma Wayzgoose!

April 29-30, 2017 | (Un)Lucky 13th Tacoma Wayzgoose!

Please join us for our thirteenth annual Wayzgoose, a community letterpress and book arts extravaganza. Meet local printers and view their wares, print your own keepsakes, make paper and bind books. A highlight of the weekend is steamroller printing, where local artists carve 3 x 3 foot sheets of linoleum and print on giant paper. Many th  Read more...