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Sebastopol Center for the Arts Announces Three Calls for Entries

BIBLIOPHORIA V International Juried Book Art Exhibition June 22 – July 29 Juror Macy Chadwick Call for artwork related to “the book”. We see the book as a point of departure. handmade artist’s books, using traditional bookmaking method work showing… Continue Reading →

Meeting, April 11, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a presentation on Gelli plate printing for book arts, with Anne Warburton. An update will be presented on the preparations for the Book Arts Show and Sale 2018, which will be help on May 12…. Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: March 2018

At the March meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 7: Yellow. It is up to you to interpret it any way you like and use it to produce a book arts related work. We’d love to see… Continue Reading →

FREE Play Day – Learn, Shop & Play

Saturday, April 14, 2018 Come for the day or drop in to purchase supplies. This completely non-structured day of playing and learning will be free – that’s a good start! Come and work on your bookbinding-related projects all day. There… Continue Reading →

Meeting, March 14, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a presentation on the miniature book, with Susan Pinard. Bring your creations, including the results from February’s Book Arts Challenge – Indian Summer. Report on bookbinding activities by members. Check this site again after the meeting to… Continue Reading →

MEMENTOS Odette Théberge

A travelling exhibition, burned books, letterpress lead printing letters, gold leaf, acrylic. MOMENTOS denounces the threat of disappearance of the paper book. Sealed, words and letters are preserved, precious and immortal. Irreducibles tend to flee. For more information visit: www.odettetheberge.com. Odette… Continue Reading →

FRESCO Wendy Feldberg, an exhibition at the Shenkman Arts Centre

In FRESCO, natural plant pigments, indigo and rust (iron oxide) tell the story in prints of beauty in decay, of strength in fragility, of fragments recalling wholeness. March 15 to April 16, 2018 Trinity Art Gallery, Salon A Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd,… Continue Reading →

‘My City, My Town, My Village’, an exhibition by the Ottawa-Gatineau Printmakers’ Connective

Ottawa-Gatineau Printmakers’ Connective / Collectif des artists graveurs d’Ottawa-Gatineau ‘My City, My Town, My Village’ ‘Ma ville, mon village’ February 27 to April 22, 2018 At The Green Door restaurant 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., everyday except Mondays 198 Main Street,… Continue Reading →

Book conservator thinks big with micro creations

Book conservator thinks big with micro creations An article by Erin McCracken, published on December 27, 2017.  In Kanata Kourier-Standard on December 28, 2017, pp. 22-23.

Kyla Ubbink, who has worked in book and paper conservation and restoration for 17 years, crafts some of the smallest books in Ottawa. Read the article to find out more.

Download 2,500 Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Library of Congress

Now You Can Download 2,500 Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Library of Congress

An article by Diana Shi, published on June 18, 2017.  In Creators, a Vice Magazine channel, https://creators.vice.com.

The Library of Congress’s expansive digitization efforts makes more art available to a larger public.

Monthly Challenge: February 2018

At the February meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 6: Indian Summer. It is up to you to interpret it any way you like and use it to produce a book arts related work. We’d love to… Continue Reading →

NEW!!
CBBAG Ottawa Valley
Studio Day

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Come and work on a book arts project of your choice in the company of other like-minded individuals. Bring everything you need to work on a project of your choice, as well as lunch and snacks and… Continue Reading →

Marbling the Professional Way

Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10 This two-day course will teach all the basics of paper marbling — you will leave with a good stack of beautiful marbled designs. You will work with tanks using up to 11″x14” paper…. Continue Reading →

Meeting, February 14, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a talk with Spicers, Papers for Book Artists and Book Binders. Spicers Canada is a leading distributor of commercial print and business papers, specialty products, graphic solutions, sign & display media, and industrial packaging products…. Continue Reading →

LIVRES D’ARTISTES AU PORTAGE (appel de dossiers)

[information provided in French only] Le collectif Hétéroclite invite les artistes professionnels de partout à participer à la 4e biennale de Livres d’artistes au Portage qui aura lieu les 28, 29, 30 septembre 2018 à Notre-Dame-du-Portage. Vous trouverez tous les… Continue Reading →

BIBLIOPHORIA V – Call for Entries

Sebastopol Center for the Arts International Juried Book Art Exhibition June 22 – July 29, 2018 Juror Macy Chadwick Call for artwork related to “the book”. We see the book as a point of departure. handmade artist’s books, using traditional… Continue Reading →

Bringing Wood Type into the 21st Century

https://create.adobe.com/2017/12/27/bringing_wood_type_i.html An article by Angela Riechers, Adobe Create Magazine, December 27, 2017

Give a handcrafted feel to digital design with fonts that began in wood.

Book Arts Show and Sale 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Avenue, Ottawa. As usual it is open to the public and admission is free! Mark your calendars NOW and tell your friends and family about our… Continue Reading →

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