The CBBAG Southwestern Ontario Chapter welcomes anyone residing in the region who is interested in learning about bookbinding and related book arts. All current members of CBBAG who reside in southwestern Ontario automatically become members of the CBBAG Southwestern Ontario Chapter. Others may join by expressing interest (no fee for Chapter membership).
Your contact person for the Southwestern Ontario Chapter is Jan Van Fleet who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
CBBAG Core Courses, taught by Dan Mezza, will be offered as demand warrants. Which course you would like to take next: Bookbinding I, Bookbinding II, Bookbinding III, Finishing, Restoration & Repair, Paper Treatments for Bookbinders?
Schedule of Activities 2016
Unless otherwise noted, workshops, courses, and activities take place in London, Ontario.
Forthcoming Events in 2016
November 5-7 and Bookbinding II - Dan Mezza - London12-14 Prerequisite: Bookbinding I and current membership in CBBAG
November 19, 2016 Annual General Meeting [details to be announced]
In addition to the activities listed above, the Journal Group meets once a month (except in July, August, December), and the Alternative Book Forms Group meets approximately every six weeks.
Events so far in 2016
January Relief Printing Workshop - Eva Przybyla, instructor - 3 days
January Bookbinding I in Windsor, Ontario - Dan Mezza, instructor - 6 days
March 5 Meeting at Cardinal Carter Library, King's University College, London,
starting at 1:30 p.m. A talk by Dan Mezza on the history of the book, making use of his
own historical models and examples from the library's Eaton Collection.
April Bookbinding I - Dan Mezza, instructor - 6 days
Prerequisite: Bookbinding I
July 1-3 Protective Enclosures - Dan Mezza - 2 classes of 3 days each
& July 9-11 Prerequisite: Bookbinding I
August 17-18 Marbled Paper - Cooperative Workshop
October 7 Planning Meeting, London
Plans for 2017
Date to be announced Wire-Bound book - Nancy Latchford
April 29 Wayzgoose 2017 - Grimsby, Ontario
Spring Miniature Leather-Covered Book - James Spyker, Guest InstructorA one day workshop. Prerequisite: Some experience working with leather (e.g., Introduction to Leather)
*****************************************The following local businesses provide discounts to members of CBBAG upon presentation of a current CBBAG membership card:
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