Robert R. Reid Award 2017 Recipients

Congratulations to Denise Lapointe and David Carruthers, owners of Papetrie Saint-Armand in Montreal, the 2017 recipients of the Robert R. Reid Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Book Arts. “Papeterie Saint-Armand is widely known for the superior quality of the… Continue Reading →


Arts Network Ottawa’s (formerly Arts Network Ottawa) annual SÉLECTIONS exhibition promotes Ottawa artists by featuring jury selected works created by our visual arts members, including CBBAG Ottawa Valley member, Madeleine Rousseau. The exhibit is held in Salons A and B… Continue Reading →


May 31 – July 1, 2018 This exhibition is a collaboration between Possible Worlds (708G Somerset St W) and Galerie Annexe, Ottawa Art Gallery (3 Daly Avenue). It highlights an emerging print scene that is developing in Ottawa-Gatineau. Make sure to visit both sites to… Continue Reading →

Book Arts Show and Sale 2018. A Report

The Ottawa Valley Chapter hosted the 2018 Books Arts Show and Sale on the twelfth of May at the Glebe Community Centre in Ottawa. It was the culmination of months of planning by Spike Minogue, the event organizer. This year… Continue Reading →

WAYZGOOSE 2018: A Report from CBBAG Ottawa

Grimsby, Ontario Saturday, April 28, 2018 For forty years, friends and lovers of the printed word have gaggled to the foot of the Niagara Escarpment on the last Saturday in April to participate in a modern wayzgoose. This year, fifty… Continue Reading →

OSA 7th international miniprint exhibition

May 3 to June 17, 2018 The Ottawa School of Art (OSA) Gallery hosts its seventh international biennale juried exhibition of miniature prints. This year’s miniprint exhibition has over 260 works, over 100 artists and 20 countries. More information Located at OSA’s… Continue Reading →

The Golden Cockerel Press, 1920–1961

National Gallery of Canada, Library and Archives Monday, May 7, 2018 to Monday, September 3, 2018 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa Library and Archives hours The Golden Cockerel Press was an important part of Britain’s fine-press movement. This exhibition features outstanding examples… Continue Reading →

Collectif Graphein Collective – Exhibition of Selected Works

Featured artists (some CBBAG-OV members): Geneviève Belzile, Manon Boulet, Deirdre Hierlihy, Louise Lépine, Nathalie Morin, Madeleine Rousseau, Denise Tremblay. At The Crichton Street Gallery, 299 Crichton Street, Ottawa Saturdays, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2018 (11 am to 4 pm)… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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: 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

BOUND Book Arts Fair

Saturday, December 2, 2017 Limited edition books, artists’ books, prints, broadsides, cards, ephemera and more … 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Arts and Letters Club, Great Hall 14 Elm Street, Toronto (near Yonge and Dundas)

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