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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 →

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 →

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 →

More Fantastic Marbling

Friday and Saturday, May 4-5 The last Marbling course we offered (in March) was such a great success we are offering the same course again! There were a few on the waiting list but we have lots of spots still… 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 →

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.

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