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BAG Meeting

New Years Show & Tell

January 22, 2013 | New Years Show & Tell

Start the New Year well with a Book Arts Guild gathering to share work, food, and each other’s good company. Members and friends are welcome; bring potluck treats, and examples of your work that you would like to share. This is a chance to show your stuff and get inspired! After some celebrating, members can talk briefly about their pas  Read more...

BAG Workshop

Introduction to Bookbinding Class!

2.17.13 - 3.10.13 | Introduction to Bookbinding Class!

This 4-session course in bookbinding will encompass an introduction to bookbinding tools and techniques. It will include the basics of bookbinding; cutting, folding, determining paper grain, etc. Simple books will be constructed, including a variety of pamphlet stitch books, a stab binding with a hard cover, variations on the accordion  Read more...

BAG Meeting

New in the UW Book Arts Collection

February 26, 2013 | New in the UW Book Arts Collection

ARTISTS’ BOOKS IN CONVERSATION: BUILDING CONNECTIONS hosted by Sandra Kroupa, Book Arts & Rare Books Curator & Wesley Nelson, Rare Book Specialist. As well as showing new work in the Book Arts Collection, Sandra will talk about the changing and continuing events and trends that are shaping the Collection. Come and meet Sandra’s new assis  Read more...

Of Interest

Lasting Impressions: Relief Prints

3.11.13 - 4.19.13 | Lasting Impressions: Relief Prints

Woodcuts and wood engravings have been one of the fundamental ways of illustrating books for over 500 years. The Book Arts Collection in Special Collections is rich in these images and currently on exhibit are eclectic examples from each century including work by Rockwell Kent, Lynd Ward and Thomas Bewick. This exhibition compliments the  Read more...

BAG Lecture

Jean Buescher Bartlett: Inspiration

March 14, 2013 | Jean Buescher Bartlett: Inspiration

How does one sustain a lifetime of studio practice? Jean will talk about where she gets ideas and how she incorporates them into her limited edition letterpress and one-of-a-kind artists’ books. Jean Buescher Bartlett grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. She received her BS in Design from the University of Cincinnati and her MFA in Book Arts fr  Read more...

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