Teachers of Bookbinding and Book Arts

In support of its mandate to increase educational opportunities, CBBAG publishes a listing of teachers offering instruction in various book arts.

The list of teachers below was posted on March 15, 2016. 


The information contained was supplied by the individuals listed and they are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information.

Contact teachers directly for details about the programmes they offer. NOTE: 
Inasmuch as it is not possible for CBBAG to know the capabilities of all of the teachers listed,  inclusion in this list should not be construed as an endorsement by CBBAG.

Any corrections, updates,  or new listings should be sent to the CBBAG office for future revisions to this list.



Fr. Charles A.E. Brandt

2364 Catherwood Road

Black Creek, BC

Canada V9J 1J3

Phone:250-337-8525250-337-8525

Email: cbrandt@mars.ark.com

Training: B.Sc., Cornell University; B.D. Nashotah House; studied fine binding with Fritz Brunn, Victoria, British Columbia; fine binding with Peter Fahey and Stella Patri, San Francisco, California; finishing with Barbara Hillar, San Francisco, California; creative binding at Centre Bel Del Libro, Ascona; restoration binding at Intitut Fur Buch-Und Handschriftenrestaurierung, Staatsbibliothek Munchen; paper restoration at Akademie Der Bildenden Kunste in Wien

Work Experience: Book-paper Conservator with the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI); former Chief of Bindery, New England Document Conservation Center and Field Service Coordinator; Chief Conservator, Provincial Archives of Manitoba
Teaching Experience:
Instructed apprentice and taught junior staff paper conservation, maps, watercolours, and archival documents at CCI, Moncton, New Brunswick; taught junior staff book restoration at the Provincial Archives of Manitoba; courses in Curatorial Care of Paper at the University of Victoria
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Bookbinding: fine binding, onlays, titling with handle letters, box making; use of rolls and small tools, both blind and gold tooling: leather; edge gilding; use of gouges
Type of Instruction:
Private, Workshop, Classes (University of Victoria)
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Associations. Will travel.


Alana Brooker and Matt Joudrey
At Bay Press
PO Box 69003 RPO Tuxedo Park
Winnipeg, MB
Canada R3P 2G9

Phone: 204-489-6658204-489-6658

Email: atbaypress@gmail.com

Website: http://www.atbaypress.com

Teaching Experience: Typically we do classes for high school students in Winnipeg.
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts: Bookbinding: hand binding, design binding, trade and limited editions, edition binding, box making. Hand Printing: calligraphy, lettering arts. Artists’ Books: accordion, long stitch-link stitch, Oriental, sewn structures.
Type of Instruction: Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Will travel.
Other Information:
Myself and the other bookbinders here at the Press appear at conventions and are often included in panels and discussions. We also collaborate with other artists.


Tara Bryan
63 Deermarsh Road
Flatrock, NL
Canada A1K 1C8
Phone: 709-351-4118709-351-4118

Email: taratbryan@gmail.com

Website: www.TaraBryan.com

Training: UW-Madison and the Center for Book Arts

Teaching Experience: In Newfoundland, I have taught Book Arts in schools through Artists in the Schools, ArtsSmarts, and the Labrador Creative Arts Festival. I taught classes through MUN Lifelong Learning and The Anna Templeton Centre, and I have led workshops for a broad range of adult groups, including professional artists at the Banff Centre, Museum Directors at The Rooms, and printmakers and others at St. Michael’s Printshop. 
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
With a focus on artist's books, Concertina, Non-adhesive bindings, Coptic, Long Stitch and Japanese Bindings, Clamshell Boxes and Portfolios, Finding a structure to fit your idea and thinking outside the box are my particular interests.
Type of Instruction: Workshop, Classes, Apprenticeship / Internship
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel.


Joan Byers

North Saanich (Vancouver Island), BC

Canada

Email: kelpie@shaw.ca

Training: Home Study (monitored stream and with Dan Mezza) BBI, BBII.  Many shorter workshops with other teachers, such as Martha Cole, Don Taylor, Natasha Herman and others

Teaching Experience: Have been teaching since 2000  bookbinding courses, both for artists books and  since 2015 teaching CBBAG's BBI and BBII
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Bookbinding, both for book artists and for the core CBBAG courses
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Own studio. Will travel.


Terry Ann Carter
2326 Park Ridge Place
Victoria, BC
Canada V9B 6J1
Phone: 250-474-0203250-474-0203

Email: terryanncarter3@gmail.com

Website: www.terryanncarter.com

Training: workshops at Paper Place, Toronto. Au Papier Japonaise, Montreal. With paper maker Claire Dufresne (Ming Studio, Montreal) workshops with Sumi-e brush artist/book maker Heather MacDonald (Ottawa)
Teaching Experience: taught Japanese Literary Forms and Small Book Making at Royal Roads University (Victoria) Book Making at La Roche D’Hys (France) Zen Festival (Montreal) Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival.
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
paper “fold” books are my specialty: flutter, fan, origami books, scroll books.

Hedi Kyle inspired books

Working now with natural materials for large book sculptures: Spirit-full books
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes, Apprenticeship/internship
Location of Instruction: Institutions, Associations. Will travel.


Mira Coviensky

1313 Queen Street West, Unit 203

Toronto, ON

Canada M6K 1L8

Phone: 416-535-9887416-535-9887

Email: miracoviensky@rogers.com

Website: miracoviensky.com

Training: Art at Boston School of Museum of Fine Arts; bookbinding and artists’ books at CBBAG and various workshops in the United States and Canada;            book design and book production at Ryerson University.

Work Experience: Professional artist for over 25 years with artists’ books as primary art form.
Teaching Experience:
Various art schools, community art centres, colleges, and workshops, including CBBAG Toronto School of Art, Japanese Paper Place and many others.
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Artists’ books with emphasis on the integration of structure, materials, and content; alternative book structures; use of transparency and translucency; non-toxic image transfer; use of non traditional materials; and artistic process in artists’ books.
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes

Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel.
Other Information: Has exhibited widely and has artists’ books in over 40 public collections, including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Harvard University, Wellesley
College, Toronto Reference Library Special Collections, and Columbia University.


Paul Champion Demers

132 Carleton Street

Fitzroy Harbour, ON
Canada K0A 1X0
Phone: 613-623-8843613-623-8843

Email: paul.demers@sympatico.ca

Training: I have been to private binding workshops as well as taken Bookbinding I, Bookbinding II, and Leatherwork.
Work Experience: I am in restoration of wooden painted and gilded objects.
Teaching Experience: I teach many courses through Ottawa Fire, as well I teach at Lee Valley Tools and through CBBAG with my wooden board Coptic stitch classes.
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts: Wooden board binding.
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel.
Other Information: I do a lot of traditional water and oil gilding over a gesso base, as well I do a good amount of cabinet work out of wood.


Natalie Draz

Studio 416, Bldg. 74, 15 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District
Toronto, ON

Canada M5A 3C4
Phone:
416 504 6761
Email:
nataliedraz@gmail.com
Website:
www.nataliedraz.com
Training: OCADU Print & Book, BA Print Media University of Toronto; MFA Print Media and Pop Up Books, Concordia University; CBBAG Foundations
Work Experience: Professional Artist & Workshop Instructor; Sessional Faculty in Print at Concordia University (2014)
Teaching Experience: Professional Artist & Workshop Instructor; Sessional Faculty in Print at Concordia University (2014)
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Pop Up and Kinetic Book Forms, Altered Books, Unusual Books, Intaglio and Monoprint Printmaking, Paper Treatments
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel.
Other Information:
Please refer to my website for upcoming workshops, or feel free to contact me directly!


Carolyn Eady

Toronto, ON

Canada M6H 3J6

Email: sproutspress@yahoo.ca    

Website: www.sproutspress.com

Training: BFA from OCADU, with a focus on printmaking and book arts.

Work Experience: Sole Proprietor/private practice.
Teaching Experience:
Various art galleries and centres across Southern Ontario (Mississauga Living Arts Centre, Art Gallery of Burlington, Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Graven Feather, Guelph School of Art, CBBAG)
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Papermaking, bookbinding; introductory and some intermediate.
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes.
Location of Instruction: Institutions, Associations. Will travel.


Victoria Edgarr

:#402-549 1/2 Fisgard St

Victoria BC

Canada V8W 1R5

Phone:250-382-2186250-382-2186

Email: victoriaedgarr@yahoo.ca

Website: www.victoriaedgarr.com 

Training: Bookbinding workshops with Joan Byers, Lorraine Douglas, BC Islands Chapter Printmaking : La Guilde Graphique, Montreal

Work Experience: production of Artist books with: boxes (Clamshells, French Box, Limp box) and various bindings (pamphlet, stab, multi-section bindings, Palm leaf, accordion,) album/portfolios, in unique and multiples, for artist books and print portfolios.
Teaching Experience:
GZPS, Ground Zero Printmakers Studio , MISSA, Metchosin International Summer School Of The Arts, VCA Victoria Art College, FCA Federation of Canadian Artists, in printmaking and artist books. 
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts: Artist Books
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop
Location of Instruction: Own studio. Will travel.
Other Information:
Extensive experience in printmaking-etching/intaglio, polymer litho, relief,

creative, production and editioning, work with adults and children in English and French.


Erin Fletcher

369 Congress Street, Floor 6

Boston, MA USA
United States 02210

Phone: 512-289-5679512-289-5679

Email: erin@herringbonebindery.com

Website: www.herringbonebindery.com

Training: Graduate of full-time Bookbinding program at North Bennet Street School

Work Experience: Owner and Head Binder at Herringbone Bindery since 2012
Teaching Experience:
Continuing Education Instructor at North Bennet Street School since 2012; Book Arts Middle School Program Instructor since 2014; have also taught at other venues
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
I teach a variety of bookbinding structures and techniques, including design techniques and enclosures. 
Type of Instruction: Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Institutions, Associations. Will travel.


Gabrielle Fox

PO Box 8877

Cincinnati, Ohio

United States 45208
Phone: 513-304-5758513-304-5758

Email: gabrielle@gabriellefox.com

Website: www.gabriellefox.com

Training: Guildford College of Higher & Further Education, Surrey, UK,  Bookbinding Diploma
Work Experience: Self-employed; Binder-in-Residence, Transylvania University, Kentucky; Conservation Division Head & Conservation Contract Consultant, University of Cincinnati, Ohio
Teaching Experience: Senior Lecturer Croydon College of Art; CBBAG; GBW; American Academy of Bookbinding; Telluride; San Francisco Center for the Book.

Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts: Fine & Design Binding, Leather Binding & Finishing, Boxmaking, Miniature Binding
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel.


Hélène Francoeur

3064 St-Samuel
Quebec City, Quebec
Canada G1C 3T2
Phone: 418-640-7303418-640-7303

Email: info@hfrancoeur.com

Website: www.hfrancoeur.com

Training: Trained by masters in Quebec and Ontario, as well as by masters from France, England, USA and Spain

Work Experience: Own bindery since 1992
Teaching Experience:
Since 1995 at bindery, institutions, abroad
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Bookbinding: traditional, beginner, intermediate, design binding, box making; decorative papers: paste
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop
Location of Instruction: Own studio. Will travel.
Other Information:
Also teaches Balinese, Japanese, and Coptic book forms, artists' book forms, books as objects, repair, restoration,


Karen Hanmer
709 Rosedale Rd
Glenview, IL
United States 60025

Phone: 847-636-0942847-636-0942

Email: karen@karenhanmer.com

Website: karenhanmer.com

Training: American Academy of Bookbinding with Monique Lallier plus extensive private instruction with Scott Kellar, Don Etherington, Priscilla Spitler
Work Experience: Independent bookbinder/book artist since 1997
Teaching Experience:
numerous workshops and intensives in own studio, for the Guild of Book Workers and CBBAG, and various regional book arts groups across the US
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
building a solid foundation in traditional binding skills
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel.


Lisa Isley
Westhills R.P.O., P.O. Box 75071
Calgary, AB
Canada T3H 3M1
Phone: 403-813-0228403-813-0228
Email: inabind@shaw.ca

Website: www.inabind.ca

Training: Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta, a Certificate in Studio Arts Alberta College of Art and Design, worked at Colin Bate Books, Fine Binding and Book Conservation  American Academy of Bookbinding. Lisa has participated in numerous professional development courses, conferences and internships. Lisa has trained in French, English and German techniques.  https://ca.linkedin.com/in/lisa-isley-56779634

Work Experience: Accredited professional conservator with over 10 years experience in private practice with bound materials of all periods, as a fine binder and conservator of paper based materials. 15 years’ experience in the book arts. Proprietor of Off Piste Press for her artist books and prints. 
Teaching Experience:
Presentations and workshops in bookbinding, book arts, printing and conservation for clients that include CBBAG Calgary chapter, Esker Foundation, University of Lethbridge, Arts on Atlantic Gallery, University of Calgary, Alberta College of Art, Stl Mary’s University College, Bow Valley Calligraphy Guild and the High River Public Library.

Will travel
Other Information:
Services in English and French. Member Canadian Association of Professional Conservators, Canadian Association for Conservation, Professional Associate Book and Paper, Conservators in Private Practice - American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Canadian Book Binders and Book Artists Guild, Guild of Bookworkers, Society of Bookbinders, Designer Bookbinders, Amis de la Reliure D’art, Alcuin Society, and the Bibliographical Society of Canada. Exhibits fine bindings and artists books internationally, works held in private and public collections locally and internationally.


Kristina E. Komendant

Box 306

Blaine Lake, SK

Canada S0J  0J0

Phone: 306-652-5240306-652-5240  Sask-Tel Message Mailbox

Email: kristina.komendant@gmail.com

Training: Martin Jackson, Thomas Ingmire, (Illumination) Denis Brown, Massimo Polello, Carl Rohrs, Peter Thornton, Sheila Waters, Nancy Culmone, Marilyn Reaves, Annie Cicale. Marbling Training received from Don Guyot. Bookbinding Training from Martha Cole, Cathryn Miller, Susan Mills.

Work Experience: Research Science Technical (Dipl. BioScience), Bachelor of Arts (Art History - minor), Freelance Calligraphy business since 1990.

Teaching Experience: Since 1993 – private workshops/classes in Studio and in schools and art institutions. Classes in calligraphy, paper marbling, papermaking.

Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts: Full and quarter bound books and Artists’ books.

Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes, Apprenticeship.

Location of Instruction: Own studio. Will travel.
Other Information: Can teach how to prepare an animal hide (deer or sheep) as vellum for calligraphy writing.


Amy  Lapidow

11 Miller St Room 205

Somerville, MA 

United States 02143

Phone: 617-354-4084617-354-4084

Email: binder@thethreeringbinders.com

Website: www.thethreeringbinders.com

Training: Diploma in  Bookbinding  from The North Bennent Street School 1995; many continuing ed. courses
Work Experience: Independent bookbinder since 1995
Teaching Experience:
Continuing education instructor at the North Bennet Street School since 1995. Workshops for Connecticut College and the Vermont Book Arts Guild.
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Bookbinding; box making; paste papers
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop
Location of Instruction: Own studio,
Institutions, Associations. Will travel.
Other Information:
Classes include but not limited to: hand binding in:  non-adhsive; flat back, rounded; travel; journals, springback book styles. Clamshell; slipcase boxes.


Lise Melhorn-Boe

40 Stephen Street

Kingston, ON

Canada, K7K 2C3

Phone: 613-542-3923613-542-3923

Email: transformerpress@cogeco.ca

Website: www.lisemelhornboe.ca

Training: M.F.A. Wayne State University, studied book arts with Susan Kae Grant. Have taken many CBBAG workshops—Hedi Kyle, Don Barton, Claire Van Vliet, Carol Barton etc. Studied pop-ups with Robert Sabuda.

Teaching Experience: Workshops for adults and children in schools, universities, art galleries and art associations, including CBBAG.
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Alternative and sculptural book structures (flag book, tunnel, accordion variations, tri-hexaflexagons etc.), pop-up books, books made from found objects, books using family stories.
Type of Instruction: Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Institutions, Associations. Will travel.


Liz Menard

26 Catherwood Court

Toronto, ON

Canada M1W 1S1

Phone: 416-495-8823416-495-8823

Email: liz.menard@utoronto.ca

Website: www.lizmenard.ca

Training: Master of Adult Education

Work Experience: Environmentally friendly printmaking including: Etching, Relief, Drypoint, Monoprinting, Collographs for book artists
Teaching Experience: Printmaking at CBBAG Toronto; Print London and CBBAG London; Open Studio, Toronto; Whitby Station Gallery, Toronto; Toronto Botanical Gardens, Toronto; Cedar Ridge Creative Centre, Toronto; Town of Richmond Hill

Areas of Instruction in the Book ArtsAccordion books and Printmaking for Book Artists using Environmentally Responsible Printmaking Practices (etching, drypoint, monoprinting, collograph and/or relief).  Students will create original prints using an Intaglio press.

Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel.
Other Information: Liz is excited about teaching printmaking to book artists! Recently, she was awarded the Japanese Paper Place Award for Innovation at The Print Show for her Artist's Book: "Nature of the River" and Best in Printmaking at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (2015).  Her article: "Etching A Valuable Addition to Your Book Arts Practice" appeared in Book Arts/arts du livre Canada 2015 (Vol. 6 No. 2).


Dan Mezza

45 Belgrave Ave.

London, ON

Canada N6C 4B3

Phone: 519-434-0964519-434-0964

Training: B.A. Visual Arts, Western University. Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild courses with Betsy Palmer Eldridge

Work Experience: Professional bookbinder since 1998. Papermaker and printmaker 1994 – 98.

Teaching Experience: CBBAG core courses since 1998. Paper making 1994 – 98.
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Bookbinding - all six CBBAG core courses (Bookbinding I, II, and III, Restoration and Repair, Finishing, Paper Treatments). Box Making and Protective Enclosures.

Type of Instruction: Classes, Workshops.

Location of Instruction: Own studio. Will travel.


Gina Page

8160 Fairdell Crescent

Richmond, BC

Canada V7C 1W4

Phone: 604-274-0919604-274-0919

Email: gpage@sd38.bc.ca

Website: www.about.me/ginapage

Training: University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Malaspina Printmakers Studio

Work Experience: Powell River School District, North Vancouver School District, Richmond School District
Teaching Experience: Elementary and Senior Secondary School in BC
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts: Papermaking, Concertina binding, Accordion fold binding, Intaglio, Pochoir illustration and text, Relief prints, Artist’s books
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions (The Alcuin Society, CBBAG, IAPMA). Will travel.


Adele Shaak
#307-2085 Bellevue Avenue
West Vancouver, BC
Canada V7V 1C1
Phone: 604-987-8146604-987-8146
Email:  
bindingbooks@icloud.com
Website:  
bookbinding2016.wordpress.com; http://bookbindersdevil.blogspot.ca/

Training: CBBAG home study program, personal research, various special interest learning in Canada, USA, Britain

Work Experience: 6-½ years full-time work in a hand bindery, six years of self-employment in bookbinding and boxmaking
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts: Will create classes to suit what the students want to learn.

Classes since 2014:

- Medieval Girdle Book & Secret Belgian Binding (Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, 2016)

- boxmaking - drop-back box (April, 2016 class created for the Alcuin Society)  

- bookbinding - modified German case binding of Flowers in Heraldry (class created for the Alcuin Society)

- book protection techniques - portfolios, phase boxes, dust jackets

- introduction to bookbinding 

- CBBAG Bookbinding I

- historical structures and styles

- leather work - quarter, half, and full bindings

- boxmaking

- specific styles and topics to suit students

- lectures on the history of books

Type of Instruction: Workshop, Classes

Location of Instruction: Institutions, Associations. Will travel.


Miriam Schaer

199 Eighth Avenue, A3

Brooklyn, NY

United States 11215

Phone: 718-788-2029718-788-2029 Cell: 347-331-2232347-331-2232

Email: miriam.schaer@gmail.com

Website: www.miriamschaer.com

Training: MFA Transart Institute, Creative Practice, Plymouth University, Plymouth, U.K., 2014. BFA Philadelphia College of Art (University of the Arts), Concentration in Fiber, Phila., PA, 1978

School of Visual Arts, Studies in Graphic Design & Illustration, New York, NY, 1983

Boston University, Studies in Art History, Boston, MA, 1974

Writing for Artists with art historian Dr. Arlene Raven, New York, NY

Center for Book Arts, New York, NY 

Artist Survival Skills with development specialist Jackie Battenfield, New York, NY

Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY

Advanced Bookbinding Studies with master binder and conservator Jeffrey Peachey, New York, NY

Advanced Bookbinding Studies with master binder Timothy Ely, New York, NY

Professional Practice Workshops, Creative Capital, Aljira Center for the Contemporary Arts, Newark, NJ

Internet for Artists Workshop, Creative Capital, New York, NY

Work Experience: 2014-2015 Acting Director, Interdisciplinary MFA Program in Book & Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL 

Teaching Experience: Selected: University Appointments and Visiting Artists

2009-2016 Lecturer, Interdisciplinary MFA Program in Book & Paper Arts Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

2006-2010 Visiting Assistant Professor, Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 

Visiting Artist: Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia; Sarah Lawrence College, Writing Institute, Bronxville, NY:Mason Gross School of the Arts, Brodsky Center for Innovative Paper and Print, New Brunswick, NJ, University of the West of England, Centre for Fine Print Research, Bristol, Eng.,Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Facultad de Bellas Artes, Cuenca Spain, Saint Mary’s College, Saint Mary City, MD,

Afterschool/Professional Development with programs including Artists Space (NY) Artist Teacher Institute (NJ) Henry Street Settlement

Community Programming: Center for Book Arts NY, Lower East Side Printshop NY, Arts Council of Princeton (NJ) Printmaking Council of NJ

Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:

Non-traditional structures, Boxmaking, beaded bindings, embroidered and fabric bindings, felt books, 

Bookarts Professional development for teachers K-1, Bookbinding historic structures, wearable texts, non-traditional print making

Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel.
Other Information:
Miriam Schaer, a Brooklyn-based multimedia book artist, uses garments to explore feminine, social, and spiritual issues. 


Don Taylor

224-222 Islington Ave

Etobicoke, ON

Canada M8V 3W7

Phone: 416-591-8801416-591-8801

Email: dstbook@gmail.com

Website: www.dontaylorbookbinder.com

Training: Sheridan College Oakville, and 2 years of instruction with Betsy Palmer Eldridge.  Many workshops.

Work Experience: 35 years as bookbinder and restorer. Self-employed since 1980.
Teaching Experience:
Teaching for CBBAG, Haliburton School of the Arts, Japanese paper Place, Red Deer College, and Mechosin International Summer School of the Arts since 1983.
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts: B
ookbinding, box making, paste papers, historical book forms.
Type of Instruction:
Workshops, Classes 
Location of Instruction:
Own studio, Associations (CBBAG Toronto, Red Deer College, Haliburton School of the Arts, Metchosin International School of the Arts). Will travel.

Other Information: Design Bindings in several public and private collections. Proprietor of Pointyhead Press.


Kath Thomas

bookbarnkat studios

190 Oak Island Dr.

Santa Rosa, CA

United States 95409

Phone: 707-755-0219707-755-0219

Email: info@bookbarnkatstudios.com

Website: www.bookbarnkatstudios.com

Training: multiple workshops & private classes with int'ly known binding & restoration masters & SFCB core and advanced classes (since 2005)

Work Experience: private client and institutional restoration commissions
Teaching Experience:
bookbinding, restoration, other paper arts
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
bookbinding, restoration, other paper arts (including calligraphy, marbling, paper decoration, boxmaking, etc.)
Type of Instruction: Private, Workshop, Classes* (*host to other instructor expert classes)
Location of Instruction: Own studio, Institutions, Associations. Will travel locally.
Other Information:
Work & Instructional studio founded in Florence Italy in 2013, relocated to N. California in 2015 (60 mi. N of San Francisco in Sonoma County wine country).


Larry Thompson

606 Elgin Street, Box 574

Merrickville, Ontario

Canada K0G 1N0

Phone: 613-852-7560

Email: studio@greyweathers.com

Training: B.A., Carleton University.

Work Experience: Artist (printmaker) and private press printer since 2005
Teaching Experience:
Part-time instructor in printmaking at Saint Lawrence College, Brockville Campus
Areas of Instruction in the Book Arts:
Typesetting by hand; letterpress printing on a Vandercook proof press; Woodcut, linocut, wood engraving
Type of Instruction:
Workshop
Location of Instruction:
Own studio; will travel
Other Information:
Books, broadsides and prints in public and private collections worldwide. Exhibitions include "Book Arts in Eastern Ontario," Jordan Library, Queen's University 2012; "Ephemeral Impressions" Agnes Jaimeson Gallery, Mindon, Ontario, 2015; "Impression:Expression," Studio 22 Gallery, Kingston, 2012.


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