Author Archives: Emily

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. ]    

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

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 […]

Artists’ Books exhibit, Studio Gallery, Washington DC

[ October 26, 2016 to November 19, 2016. ]  

My book Out There, In Here is included in the invitational exhibit Divisions, Connections and Intersections: Fact and Fiction in Family Histories at the Studio Gallery, 2108 R St, Washington, DC.

Iowa Bibliophiles presentation

[ October 12, 2016; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

I will be involved in a variety of events related to the display of Shakespeare’s First Folio in Iowa:

SHAKESPEARE REDESIGNED, A UI Libraries exhibit, 25 August – 1 December, Main Library Special Collections, 3rd Floor exhibit space.

HAWKEYE SHAKESPEARE: Teaching Shakespeare in Iowa, a weekend workshop for college-level faculty and instructors, 23 -24 September, […]

Artists’ Books Exhibit in Cuba

[ September 28, 2016 to October 28, 2016. ]

I have two books in the exhibit El Libro de Artists, Una Lectura Diferente = The Artist Book, a Different Perspective in Havana, Cuba.