Category Archives: Workshops

Content and the Artists Book workshop

[ June 22, 2014 to June 28, 2014. ]

I will be teaching a workshop where students will explore the development of content for artists’ books and explore the proper forms to communicate that content. Various prompts and three simple printing methods will be used to generate content. A variety of simple bookbinding techniques combined with writing exercises, brainstorming activities and discussions […]

Maine Media Workshop

I will be teaching a workshop where students will explore the development of content for artists’ books and explore the proper forms to communicate that content. Various prompts and three simple printing methods will be used to generate content. A variety of simple bookbinding techniques combined with writing exercises, brainstorming activities and discussions […]

MCBA workshop

[ February 1, 2014 to February 2, 2014. ] This workshop will introduce three unique printing techniques: gelatin printing with water-based inks, trace monotype, pouchoir, all of which require no special equipment and offer a more spontaneous approach to printmaking. Students will make a variety of prints and bind them into a book using the slotted tape binding, a versatile soft-cover and non-adhesive binding […]

Keynote Address for National Library of Chile 200th Anniversary Celebration

[ October 7, 2013 to October 11, 2013. ]

I am very honored to be the keynote speaker for the Book Arts Conference held at the National Library of Chile in Santiago. I will also be presenting a workshop and meeting with Chilean artists. There will be a reception of the Cartalogo exhibit of repurposed catalog cards with works by artists from Spain, […]

Magic Books workshop, Center for Book Arts, NYC

[ June 29, 2013 to June 30, 2013. ]

I will be teaching a Magic Books workshop at the Center for Book Arts in New York, NY, USA.

Magic Books, Or Now You See It, Now You Don’t
June 29 – 30 , Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm
A two-day workshop exploring a number of book structures, which have elements, which appear and disappear, when the […]

Carousel Book Workshop

[ June 22, 2013 to June 23, 2013. ]

I will be teaching a Carousel Book workshop at the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, OH, USA.
Three Times Around the Carousel Books
June 22-23, 2013 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Here is your chance to make books based on a deeply rooted history with an eye-popping, sculptural esthetic. This two-day workshop will introduce three methods of constructing carousel […]

Teaching at the Center for Book Arts, New York City, USA

[ November 10, 2012 to November 11, 2012. ]
I will be teaching a workshop on how to make a modified Cross Structure Binding to include various pop-up and fold out devices such as map folds, lift flaps, scenery flats and other pop-ups. All of these devices will find a happy home in a cross structure variation built to accommodate the bulky pages.
November 10 – […]

Workshops in the UK

[ May 17, 2012 to May 18, 2012. May 19, 2012 to May 20, 2012. ] I will be teaching two workshops in Marden, Wiltshire, UK in May, 2012.

Bookbinding Workshops-UK
I Live in Iowa, tunnel book

Tunnel Book, May 17th and 18th

A two-day workshop introducing a variety of methods of constructing tunnel books. The tunnel book, developed in the Renaissance for studying perspective, is sometimes called a peephole book. It is an accordion […]

Santa Fe workshop and exhibit

It was a pleasure to spend last weekend in Santa Fe. The exhibit is actually three exhibits in one, the first includes a selection of work from artists around the country, an exhibit of the local Book Arts Group and an exhibit of current students at Santa Fe Community College. The tunnel […]

Santa Fe Community College Center for Book Art and Printmaking, Santa Fe, NM, USA

[ March 29, 2012 to April 1, 2012. ] I will be in Santa Fe this weekend for the opening festivities of the new Center for Book Art and Printmaking at the Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, NM. The exhibit No Library Card Required will open in the School of Art and Design Visual Arts Gallery on Thursday, March 29 and […]