Solstice Book Fair

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June 22, 2017
10:00 amto7:00 pm

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NEW LOCATION: Solstice Book Fair, Iowa City, IA

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June 22, 2017
10:00 amto7:00 pm

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I will be showing (and selling) my artist’s books and prints at this book fair during the upcoming RBMS meeting. This book fair is free and open to the public. The book fair will be held at the Masonic Building, 312 E. College St. Iowa City.
Solstice Book Fair (SBF) is a one day event featuring artist’s books, fine press, prints/broadsides, and ephemera. SBF is independently organized by Lexi Janezic and Candida Pagan and is sponsored by the UI Center for the Book, RSVP, Little Village, The Paper Nest, The Haunted Bookshop and the Caxton Club. https://www.solsticebookfair.com

Magic Books class, Cleveland, OH

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July 8, 2017toJuly 9, 2017

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Magic Books, Saturday and Sunday July 8-9 10am – 4pm, at the Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH. In this two-day workshop, students will explore a number of book structures which have elements that appear and disappear when the structures are manipulated. Various books ranging from a single-sheet book to 2- and 3-dimensional flexagons to magic wallets and Jacob’s Ladders will be presented. Students will make models and construct your own individual examples using drawings, photographs, rubber stamps, and collage materials. For additional information go to morgan-conservatory | Magic Books

Our House, diorama project

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June 1, 2017toJune 30, 2017

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I have made a diorama that I am calling the “unthroned” room for the Our House diorama project at Home Ec Workshop, 424 E. Jefferson Street, Iowa City, IA USA. Volunteer makers will provide dioramas to be stacked to make a multi-roomed house. The house will be on display for the month of June. There will be an opening at Home Ec Workshops on Friday, June 2.

DVC Bird Project

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I have completed my bird for the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers, a startling. There will be 37 birds altogether. I intend to bind mine as a double accordion. More on that later.

New Project

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I have begun a new project which I think will involve the play King Lear. It is very early but the first manifestation is this bean bag puppet I am calling Trumpish. I will post updates periodically here, on Facebook and Instagram at emilymartin53.

New Book – Funny Peculiar Funny Ha Ha

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I have finished my new book: Funny Ha Ha Funny Peculiar or Funny Peculiar Funny Ha Ha just in time for the Codex 17 International Book Fair, I will be at table 132. This book is really two books in one. Funded in part by a grant from the College Book Arts Association. Additional information is available on the Books page.

 

Codex International Book Fair

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February 5, 2017toFebruary 8, 2017

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I will be showing my books, including my new artist’s book titled Funny Peculiar Funny Ha Ha at the Codex Book Fair, table 132, in Richmond, CA, USA.

Pantone Postcard Catalogs

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January 24, 2017toJanuary 23, 2018

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The catalogs have arrived! I will be selling catalogs at the Codex Book Fair table 132 in Richmond, CA, February 5-8, 2017. To order or for additional information go to the postcards page.

Project Assistance Grant awarded

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I have been awarded a project assistance grant by the College Book Art Association to partially fund my use of handmade papers from Katie MacGregor for the covers of my upcoming book Funny Ha Ha/ Funny Peculiar. Katie has made three custom colors of cotton papers that I will print on and use for the covers of the dos a do book. The bright red and the gray papers will be the two front covers and the middle color is for the shared back cover.