Author Archives: Emily

UK Teaching: The Exquisite Corpse printing workshop

[ September 12, 2018 to September 14, 2018. ]   

In the early part of the 20th century a group of Surrealists played a parlour game called Consequences where each player writes or draws on a piece of paper, folds it, and passes it on for further contributions. The game, initially done for fun, soon revealed its enriching and creative side.

The name for the game […]

Bodelian Library Printer in Residence Oxford, UK

[ October 29, 2018 to November 25, 2018. November 21, 2018; ] I am delighted to announce that I will be at the Bodleian Bibliographical Press as printer-in-residence October 29 to November 25, 2018. I will be giving a public lecture November 21 among other activities.

King Leer puppets video on Youtube

[ June 20, 2018 to June 20, 2019. ]  

A video showing King Leer: a Tragedy in Five Puppets in action is now on Youtube. King Leer video

Five puppets in a boxed set, four of the puppets have quotations from our 45th and current president. The 2016 election results turned my thoughts to the character of King Lear and from there they descended to King Leer. […]

Paper Puppets workshop, Center for Book Arts, NY, NY

[ June 9, 2018 to June 10, 2018. ]   

Students will learn paper engineering for three different kinds of paper puppets: the flapping mouth, the jump-up and the walking zombie. A variety of techniques for making axles, spacers, flaps, and other movable parts will be explored.  Participants will be able to make models of all the forms and also more individual puppets of their […]

Formation traveling exhibit, Guild of Book Workers

[ June 15, 2018 to October 21, 2018. November 1, 2018 to March 7, 2019. March 15, 2019 to May 25, 2019. June 1, 2019 to July 27, 2019. August 1, 2019 to October 1, 2019. ]   

My book Funny Peculiar, Funny Ha Ha, will travel with the GBW exhibit Formation in 2018-19. The exhibit will be on exhibit at the following locations and dates. Additional information: Formation | The Guild of Book Workers

June 15-Oct 21, 2018 MCBA Minneapolis, MN

Nov 1- March 7, 2019 Robert C Williams Papermaking Museum Atlanta, GA

March 15- May 25, […]

An Introduction to Paper Engineering, Movable and Sculptural Books workshop – Amana, Iowa

[ June 25, 2018 to June 28, 2018. ]   

An introduction and hands-on experience with a variety of paper engineering techniques, flexagon geometric forms, tunnel books and carousel books. Students will produce a variety of models of the structures and explore the text-image relationship possibilities in these structures. For more information: Book Arts – Amana Arts Guild

Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair

[ March 10, 2018; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]

I will be at the Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair, The Church of St. Vincent Ferrer, 869 Lexington Ave at 66th St. King Leer: A Tragedy in Five Puppets and others of my books will be there too.

King Leer: A Tragedy in Five Puppets

All five puppets have been completed and the boxes to contain them are in production. I will be showing them at the Fine Press Book Fair in New York City, March 10, 2018 at St Vincent Ferrer Parochial School (Lexington Avenue between 65th & 66th Street) from 10am to 5pm. King Leer […]

Animation Exhibit

[ February 1, 2018; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]

Desdemona: In Her Own Words, a stop motion animation will be screened at CSPS Hall, 1103 3rd St. S.E. Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, starting February 1 and continuing through February 25, 2018.

Hertzog Competition Winners

[ February 18, 2018 to April 18, 2018. ]    

The 2018 Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design winner is Sara Langworthy of Iowa City, Iowa for her design of Naturans Naturata (2017) by Sara Langworthy. The judges also selected Black Rock Press, as the first runner-up for the entry titled Selected Durations by David Abel, Black Rock Press, Reno, Nevada, […]