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Meetings

Open to both members and the general public and involve presentations on a wide variety of topics and a sharing of ideas and projects:

On the second Wednesday of each month (September through June) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm,
at the Sandy Hill Community Centre, 250 Somerset Street East in Ottawa in the upstairs game room.

Programme and Meeting Minutes

Meeting, June 13, 2018 (AGM)

June is our year-end wrap-up, election of officers and planning session for next season’s programme. Bring your ideas and your energy, your monthly challenge item (Celebration), as well as your Show and Tell. June Meeting – AGM Year End report (Steve)… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: May 2018

At the May meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 9: Celebration. 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 →

Meeting, May 9, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a talk: Artists’ Book Content by Larry Thompson. Last minute preparations for the Book Arts Show and Sale 2018, which will be help on May 12. Also bring your creations, including the results from April’s Book Arts Challenge –… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: April 2018

At the April meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 8: Creative closures. 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Monthly Challenge: January 2018

At the January meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 5: cats. 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 →

Meeting, January 10, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a hands-on demo and do of the themed structure, with Susan Pinard. Please bring glue or double sided tape, a knife, cutting mat and bone folder. Bring your creations, including the results from December’s Book Arts Challenge –… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: December 2017

At the December meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 4: Headbands. Also known as endbands, these are used in bookbinding not just on one’s head. It is up to you to interpret it any way you like… Continue Reading →

Meeting, December 13, 2017

This month’s programme includes two activities: Hands On Demo and Do: Themed structure, with Susan Pinard. Please bring glue or double sided tape, a knife, cutting mat and bone folder.​ The Annual December Garage Sale:  Search your stash! One bookbinder’s trash… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: November 2017

At the November meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 3: Greetings Cards. Truly, this was not “arranged”! It is up to you to interpret it any way you like and use it to produce a book arts… Continue Reading →

Meeting, November 8, 2017

This month’s programme is a Talk with Hugh Barclay. Hugh will speak about several books that he has published. He will discuss some of the interesting books, backgrounds, authors and the illustrations that he has used, along with sharing his… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: October 2017

The second challenge of the season is: Complete a book arts project from a YouTube video. Make a work following a book arts related instructional YouTube (Vimeo or other) video. We’d love to know what you chose to make, how… Continue Reading →

Meeting, October 11, 2017

This month’s programme is a talk entitled Hidden In Full View, by John Holmes. Members are asked to bring any books or book art that they want displayed as part of our Canada 150 Exhibition at the Shenkman Arts Centre,… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: September 2017

At the September meeting, ideas were contributed.  Our first challenge of the season is: Block Print.  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… Continue Reading →

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