Author Archives: Emily

NEW LOCATION: Solstice Book Fair, Iowa City, IA

[ June 22, 2017; 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. ]

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 […]

Magic Books class, Cleveland, OH

[ July 8, 2017 to July 9, 2017. ]

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 […]

Our House, diorama project

[ June 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017. ]

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 […]

DVC Bird Project

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

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

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 […]

Codex International Book Fair

[ February 5, 2017 to February 8, 2017. ]

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

[ January 24, 2017 to January 23, 2018. ]    

There are now a limited number of catalogs left. The postcards and the archive of the project will be going to the collections of the Library of Congress in 2018.

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 […]

Project Assistance Grant awarded

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 […]

All Sorts is a Prize Winner, Pop Up Now – II, Portland OR

[ November 4, 2016 to December 17, 2016. ]

My book All Sorts  has been selected as a Gallery Choice award winner in the exhibit Pop-Up Now II, an international, juried exhibition of handmade pop-up and movable artists books at 23 Sandy Gallery, 623 NE 23rd Ave., Portland, OR. The Gallery Choice award was made by owner and artist Laura Russell. She says […]