PANTONE POSTCARD PROJECT PUBLICATION!

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I am pleased to announce plans for a catalog of the Pantone Postcard Project. There will be a Kickstarter campaign to defray the upfront costs for the design and printing that will be announced soon. There will be an introductory essay by Mark Dimunation (#19-4305 Pirate Black). Sara Sauers (#4685) will be the book designer. I (19-3935 Deep Cobalt) will also write an essay about the project. The postcards will be shown front and back with a thumbnail of the original postcard.

Desdemona In Her Own Words on YouTube

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June 15, 2016toJune 15, 2017

The stop-motion animation is now available for viewing.

Library of Congress Lecture – Washington DC

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June 9, 2016
3:00 pmto4:00 pm

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I will be giving a lecture on my artists books and stop-motion animation  regarding two of Shakespeare’s tragedies Romeo & Juliet and Othello at the Library of Congress June 9, 2016 3:00pm in the Rosenwald Room, Rare Books and Special Collections, Washington DC, USA.

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Geographies: The Midwest Examined exhibit

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March 31, 2016toMay 31, 2016

An exhibit of a selection of books from the Midwest Chapter of the Guild of Bookworkers. Chapter members were invited to make books related to the theme of the Midwest. This could be a state of mind or a physical structure. Each participant received a set of the prints which they bound into a book or contained in a box made to hold them. The books are currently on exhibit at the Michigan State University Main Library, 4th floor, 366 West Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI, March 31 to May 31, 2016. The exhibit will then move to University of Iowa Main Library for exhibit in July and August 2016.

Magic Boxes workshop – Washington DC

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June 11, 2016
10:00 amto5:00 pm

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A one day workshop constructing this intriguing box that reveals different openings with different movements of the lid. Saturday, June 11, 2016 10am to 5 pm in Washington DC, USA. For more information contact the Potomac Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers.

Movables in a Book Format workshop – Philadelphia, PA

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June 4, 2016
10:00 amto5:00 pm

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The earliest movables in books date from the 13th century. A volvelle (from the Latin verb volvere, meaning “to turn or roll around”) was used to coordinate religious dates and even to predict the future. The form has endured to this day. In this workshops we will make a volvelle, and other versatile movables such as turning wheels, Victorian wheels, slides and dissolves. The class will make models of each of the structures and there can be a discussion of the compensations needed to incorporate the elements into a book. Saturday, June 4, 2016 10am to 5pm in Philadelphia, PA, USA. For more information, contact the Delaware Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers.

 

Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair

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April 9, 2016
10:00 amto6:00 pm

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I will be showing recent books at the FPBFair, at the Church of St Vincent Ferrer, 869 Lexington Ave at 66th St, New York, NY 10065. Come on by

Contemporary Book Arts Exhibition

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January 13, 2016toMarch 16, 2016
February 11, 2016

An exhibit co-curated by Alicia Bailey of Abecedarian Gallery and Kimberly Kersey-Asbury of Saint Anselm College. Living Learning Commons, Saint Anselm College, NH. January 13 – March 16th, 2016. I have several books in this exhibition including Slices and Out There In Here.
Reception: Thursday, February 11, 2016.
100 Saint Anselm Drive
Living Learning Commons

Pop Up workshops at the National Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids, IA.

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January 30, 2016
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
February 13, 2016
1:00 pmto2:30 pm

Make it Pop workshop for Adults. A hands-on exploration of simple pop-up paper engineering. Attendees will learn an assortment of tricks and techniques for creating pop-up cards, and will leave with a selection of delightful pop-up creations. January 30, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. This event is sold out.

I Love Pop-Ups: Family Valentine workshop. A hands-on session of making valentines that pop. Participants will sample an assortment of easy pop-up techniques to create cute valentines for friends and family. February 13, 1:00 – 2:30 pm.For more information: NCSML | I Love Pop-Ups: Family Valentine Workshop – NCSML

Reception for Bridges exhibit

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February 3, 2016
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

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Bridges, is an exhibit of a selection of prints from the Midwest Chapter of the Guild of Bookworkers. Reception: Feb 3, 2016, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Saint Ambrose University, Catich Gallery
518 W Locust St
Davenport IA 52803