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2011 Events

BAG Lecture

Fiber and Textiles from Scratch

July 14, 2011 | Fiber and Textiles from Scratch

Velma Bolyard will take you along on a visual journey of her practice in the harvesting of fiber, the making of textiles, both functional and decorative, and the materiality of textile design. She will speak about harvesting and dyeing and making thread, cloth and paper, and her work in artists' books. At her mill Wake Robin she makes man  Read more...

Of Interest

Book Arts at the Henry performance

July 17, 2011 | Book Arts at the Henry performance

As part of a series of small exhibitions at the Henry Gallery from the Book Arts Collection, University of Washington Libraries, Sandra Kroupa, Book Arts and Rare Book Curator will be "performing" selected artists' books in 4 one hour presentations. First performance is Sunday July 17 at 2:00. Please come join us!  Read more...

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Papermaking with Plants workshop

July 23-24, 2011 | Papermaking with Plants workshop

This two-day workshop taught by papermaker and textile artist Velma Bolyard will introduce you to the fascinating world of making paper from plants. We will discuss characteristics of fiber producing plants and what makes a plant viable for papermaking. Using locally accessible plants, you will learn how to cook and beat them, and then  Read more...

Tacoma, (TBA) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Of Interest

Book Arts at the Henry performance

August 7, 2011 | Book Arts at the Henry performance

As part of Shelf Life, the book arts exhibition series at the Henry Art Gallery, Sandra Kroupa will be presenting the 2nd of 4 performances of books from the UW Libraries Book Arts Collection. The theme this time around is Artists' Books: Interpretation.  Read more...

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August 27, 2011 | Wayzgoose

Join BAG at the School of Visual Concepts annual Wayzgoose. As always there will be lots of stuff to see, buy & trade and, of course, steam roller printing. BAG will have a table at the SVC Marketplace, where members will be able to exhibit and sell their work. No commission will be charged, but exhibitors will be asked to volunteer to  Read more...

School of Visual Concepts 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm