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Bookbinding II

Six-day course Saturdays and Sundays, June 8-9, 22-23 and July 6-7, 2024, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This core curriculum course builds on Bookbinding I. The workshop guides students through intermediate bookbinding techniques, such as rounding and backing, trimming a textblock, and sewn end… Continue Reading →

Meeting, May 8, 2024

Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, May 8th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Book Arts Lab at Carleton University. If you would like the Zoom link to participate virtually, please send an email to CBBAGOttawa@CBBAG.ca. This… Continue Reading →

Meeting, April 10, 2024

Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, April 10th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Book Arts Lab at Carleton University. If you would like the Zoom link to participate virtually, please send an email to CBBAGOttawa@CBBAG.ca. This… Continue Reading →

Meeting, March 13, 2024

Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, March 13th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Book Arts Lab at Carleton University. If you would like the Zoom link to participate virtually, please send an email to CBBAGOttawa@CBBAG.ca. This… Continue Reading →

Excursions

Works by Madeleine Rousseau. March 7th to April 1st, 2024 An exhibition at the Galerie d’art Eugène-Racette at MIFO (Movement d’implication francophone d’Orléans), 6600 Carrière Street, Orléans, Ontario. Join the opening event on 7 March, 6 p.m to 7:30 p.m…. Continue Reading →

Long & Link Stitch Books

Workshop Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST Long stitch books have been a straightforward and inexpensive way to bind handwritten and printed pages since the 14th century. This exposed sewing method binds the pages… Continue Reading →

Meeting, February 14, 2024

Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, February 14th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Book Arts Lab at Carleton University. If you would like the Zoom link to participate virtually, please send an email to CBBAGOttawa@CBBAG.ca. This… Continue Reading →

Ottawa Book Arts Show and Sale 2024

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May 25, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You are invited to join us at Carleton University, MacOdrum Library, home of the Carleton University Book Arts Lab. Entrance is free. Vendors, sign up to reserve a free table at… Continue Reading →

Kindred Spirits: The Lucy Maud Montgomery Legacy as Interpreted by Contemporary Book Artists

The Kindred Spirit exhibition will be a juried collection of book artistry created by members of CBBAG. Scheduled to launch in conjunction with the L.M. Montgomery Institute’s 2024 biennial conference, this 40-piece exhibition will open in mid-June 2024 in Charlottetown,… Continue Reading →

Wayzgoose 2024 – application deadline is January 19

Dear Wayzgeese, The 46th Wayzgoose Book Arts Fair will be held on Saturday, April 27th at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery, bringing together a captivating group of private press printers, bookbinders, print makers, paper marblers, and other artisans to celebrate the book… Continue Reading →

The One with Experiential Marbling

Workshop Saturday, March 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST Try your hand at a fun paper marbling workshop using professional made tubs, paint, and high-quality paper. This course is for the beginner. You will learn how to lay… Continue Reading →

Meeting, January 10, 2024

Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, January 10th from 6 pm to 8 pm on Zoom due to the Winter storm. If you would like the Zoom link to participate virtually, please send an email to CBBAGOttawa@CBBAG.ca. This evening’s… Continue Reading →

Meeting, December 13, 2023

Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, December 13th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Book Arts Lab at Carleton University. If you would like the Zoom link to participate virtually, please send an email to CBBAGOttawa@CBBAG.ca. This… Continue Reading →

Picturing the Invisible: Sights/Sites Unseen

Exhibition Ottawa-Gatineau Printmakers’ Connective /Collectif des artists graveurs d’Ottawa-Gatineau November 2, 2023 – February 19, 2024Nepean Creative Arts Centre35 Stafford Road, Ottawa ON K2H 8V8 Using varied printmaking techniques, from relief and intaglio to cyanotype, lithography, collagraph, and silkscreen, 14… Continue Reading →

The Star Book

Workshop Saturday, January 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST Join CBBAG-OV for this one-day workshop, which will introduce participants to the delightful Star Book. At first the book looks like a simple exposed-spine structure with a ribbon tie at… Continue Reading →

SWAP project 2023-2024

Proposed by Madeleine Rousseau and Deidre Hierlihy. The CBBAG Ottawa Valley Chapter SWAP is an annual collaborative project that promotes interesting artistic and book arts-related technical opportunities to acquire and put into practice one’s skills by creating a book, a… Continue Reading →

Meeting, November 8, 2023

Join our next hybrid meeting on Wednesday, November 8th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Book Arts Lab at Carleton University. If you would like the Zoom link to participate virtually, please send an email to CBBAGOttawa@CBBAG.ca. This… Continue Reading →

Classic Clamshell Box

Workshop Saturday, Dec 2, 2023, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST This version of the clamshell box is sturdy and durable, as well as classic in its elegance. The lip allows for easy opening, while the cloth covering affixes and… Continue Reading →

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