CBBAG Southwestern Ontario Chapter

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).


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         Chapter Executive for 2020                                              

  •               President: Arielle VanderSchans
  •               Vice-President: Ellen Whelan                                             
  •               Secretary:   TBA
  •               Treasurer:  Melissa Rapp              


Contact

Your contact person for the Southwestern Ontario Chapter is Cheryl Wallace who can be reached at cbbag.swochapter@gmail.com


Send us an email to let us know which courses/workshops are of interest to you. As details are finalized for each activity, all Chapter members and others who express interest will be sent full descriptions, dates, fees and registration forms.


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?



Proposed Courses for 2020

 Unless otherwise noted, workshops, courses, and activities take place in London, Ontario.

                  

Dates have yet to be determined                                       
                                            

                              Coptic Books - TBA

                              Prerequisite: none 


                               Intermediate Finishing - Dan Mezza - home bindery

                               Prerequisite: Finishing and current membership in CBBAG

                                                       

                               Wayzgoose - Grimsby, ON.  The Chapter has applied for a table at this event.

                                                   

                                Mat Cutting and Mounting Workshop - Jennifer Robertson - Lee Valley 

                                Prerequisite: good hand skills


                                 Models of Bookbinding Techniques: Endbands - Dan Mezza - home bindery

                                 Prerequisite: Bookbinding II and current membership in CBBAG


                                  Bookbinding I - Dan Mezza - home bindery

                                  Prerequisite: current membership in CBBAG

                                  

                                  Cross Binding Structures - TBA

                                  Prerequisite: TBA


                                  Limp Vellum Binding - TBA

                                  Prerequisite: Bookbinding I and current membership in CBBAG


                                  Bookbinding II- Dan Mezza - home bindery

                                  Prerequisite: Bookbinding I and current membership in CBBAG

                              

                                  Bookbinding III- Dan Mezza - home bindery

                                  Prerequisite: Bookbinding II and current membership in CBBAG

                                 


 

Other:

 The Alternative Book Forms Group meets approximately every six weeks.

Annual  General Meeting, 3:00 p.m. October 19, 2019, Langdon Library, London, ON.


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The following local businesses provide discounts to members of CBBAG upon presentation of a current CBBAG membership card:

  • Bijan's Art Studio, Inc., 673 Richmond Street, London, ON - 10% discount on regular priced items (and sometimes additional discounts)
  • Curry's Art Store, 820 Wharncliffe S., London, ON - 10% discount on regular priced items.




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