Author Archives: Emily

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, […]

Bird In Hand

[ December 12, 2017 to January 26, 2018. ]

My binding and my print of a starling will be included in the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers exhibit of the collected books from their most recent print exchange at the University of the Arts, 333 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA.

Into The Fold exhibit

[ November 25, 2017 to January 6, 2018. ]

Into The Fold: a Survey of the Contemporary field of Book Art is an exhibit with a focus on collaborative editions produced in the state of Florida. From historic woodcuts and previously unpublished manuscripts to laser cut bindings and experimental structures, the work in this exhibition expands our understanding of the book as an art […]

Exhibit of Feed Sack Books

[ January 2, 2018 to April 15, 2018. ]

My binding will be included in an exhibit of designer bindings of Linzee Kull McCray’s book Feed Sacks: The Colourful History of a Frugal Fabric at the Iowa Quilt Museum, 68 E. Court Street, Winterset, IA. My binding uses vintage feed sack fabrics and the Criss-Cross binding developed by Anne Goy. The exhibit will include […]

UK Workshop: The Exquisite Corpse

[ November 30, -0001; 12:00 am; ]   

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 […]

King Leer project

My newest project is a series of puppets to be released as King Leer: a tragedy in five puppets. The first three are completed, the last two are in development.