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 2019                                              

  •               President: Arielle VanderSchans
  •               Vice-President: Ellen Whelan                                             
  •               Secretary: Cheryl Wallace
  •               Treasurer:  Nancy Latchford             


Contact

Your contact person for the Southwestern Ontario Chapter is Cheryl Wallace who can be reached at CBBAGSWO@outlook.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?



Schedule of Activities 2019

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

                  

Forthcoming Events in 2019                                      
                                            

February 27                              Star Books - Cheryl Wallace - at Lee Valley 

                                                    Prerequisite: none 


March 23,24,25                        Restoration and Repair Part II - Dan Mezza - home bindery

 30,31 April 1                             Prerequisite: R and R Part I and current membership in CBBAG

                                                       

April                                          Mat Cutting and Mounting Workshop - Jennifer Robertson - Lee Valley 

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

                                                    


May 4,5,11,12,18,19                  Bookbinding  II - Dan Mezza - home bindery

                                                     Prerequisite: Bookbinding I and current membership in CBBAG


June                                         Coptic Book - TBD - Lee Valley 

 dates (TBD)                           Endpaper Variations - Dan Mezza - home bindery


July                                           Tool Maintenance - Dan Mezza - home bindery

dates (TBD)


August                                       tentative indigo workshop  Visual Arts Building, Western University

dates (TBD)


September                                Bookbinding III - Dan Mezza - home bindery

dates (TBD)                             Prerequisite: Bookbinding II and current membership in CBBAG


October                                      Bookbinding I - Dan Mezza - home bindery

dates (TBD)                              Prerequisite: current membership in CBBAG



Other:

 The Alternative Book Forms Group meets approximately every six weeks.

Annual  General Meeting, October 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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