The CBBAG Ottawa Valley Chapter meets on the second Wednesday of each month (September through June) from 6 to 8 pm. Our meetings take place at at the Book Arts Lab, McCodrum Library at Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa or on Zoom. Check our meeting postings for more information.

The meetings are open to both members and the general public and involve presentations on a wide variety of topics and a sharing of ideas and projects.

Meetings and Programme for the 2022-2023 season

9 Nov 2022 Getting reacquainted, chapter business and launch of the SWAP project.  Project launch
14 Dec 2022 Hands-on activity: Paste papers (and cards, bags and tags) with Larry Thompson.
11 Jan 2023 Let’s see what everyone has been up to in the past year.
Minutes for January
8 Feb 2023 Presentation: We welcome Anastasia Good, a self-taught book artist who combines incredible painting techniques with pop-up structures in books. She makes articulated, sometimes interactive “machine” book arts with incredible effect.
Minutes for February
8 Mar 2023 Hands-on activity: One Sheet, One Book with Madeleine Rousseau
12 Apr 2023 Hands-on activity: Theatre Design Books, with Janet Tulloch
10 May 2023 Show and Tell – Top 3 artist books (by all meeting attendees)
14 Jun 2023 SWAP results (by all who participated) Project presentations


Past meetings