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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 →

Book Launch Review: Indian Journeys

On Wednesday, 27 September 2017, Three Bats Press held a very successful formal book launch for their fine letterpress edition of Nadya Pohran’s new book of poetry, Indian Journeys. The event was held at Pour Boy Pub on Somerset Street West and there were about 20 people in attendance…. Continue Reading →

Critical Mass Port Hope Steamroller Print Festival

The art and craft of putting ink on paper is the essence of printing. Whether it is a rubber stamp and inkpad or a printing press, the results can be magical. Converting ideas into a tactile form is the amazing… Continue Reading →

Three Bats Press: Indian Journeys

Three Bats Press of Constance Bay is proud to present the launch of its latest fine letterpress book Indian Journeys by Nadya Pohran. The book launch and poetry reading by the author will be held at Pour Boy Pub, 495 Somerset Street… Continue Reading →

Merrickville Artists’ Guild Studio Tour 2017

Artists Holly Dean and Larry Thompson are also CBBAG members. Look for them and 16 other MAG Artists and guest artists at the MAG FLAG Studio Tour 2017, September 23, 24, 30 and October 1, from 10 a.m. to 6… Continue Reading →

‘The last of our kind’: Preserving the world’s ancient crafts

'The last of our kind': Preserving the world's ancient crafts By Paul Waldie, The Globe and Mail, 14 September 2017.

"Paul Wright supplies parchment and vellum [...]. His craft, along with an number of other aspects of non-tangible heritage, are on the verge of going extinct, according to a recent study."

Surface Designs Using Gelatin Plates

Saturday, October 14, 2017

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 →

Steamroller MEGA Printmaking Festival

Saturday & Sunday, September 23-24, 2017

ATypI Montréal 2017

The 61st annual conference of the non-profit Association Typographique Internationale. 12-16 September 2017

The Ottawa Small Press Book Fair – Autumn 2017

span-o (the small press action network - ottawa) presents the autumn 2017 / 23rd anniversary edition of: the ottawa small press book fair
On Saturday, November 25, 2017 Jack Purcell Community Centre (on Elgin, at 320 Jack Purcell Lane), Ottawa, Ontario (room 203)

Art of the Book 2018 (Website)

Art of the Book 2018

The organizers of Art of the Book 2018 invite you to visit the newly-launched website to find information about venues, sponsors and awards, and the Call for Entry.

Celebrate Our Nation

Book Arts Exhibition, Call for Submissions

Meeting, September 13, 2017

The first meeting of the CBBAG Ottawa Valley 2017/18 season will take place on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 at the Sandy Hill Community Centre, starting at 6:30 pm. Please bring along any book arts projects you are currently working on to… Continue Reading →

Bookbinding 101

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Monthly challenge (2017-2018)

During the 2017-2018 season, we would like to inspire your creativity. Send or tell us what would inspire you, in the form of a word, a phrase. It can be a technique, a theme – you get the idea. Each month,… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg’s Finger Print: Paper, Pixels and the Lasting Impressions of Books

Gutenberg's Finger Print: Paper, Pixels and the Lasting Impressions of Books. By Merilyn Simonds. Toronto: ECW Press, 2017. ISBN 978-1-77041-352-8 (e-book available).

"Part memoir and part historical exploration, the book finds its muse in Hugh Barclay, who produces gorgeous books on a hand-operated antique letterpress."

Pages: Ten Years of Book Arts in Ottawa

To commemorate the Ottawa Valley Chapter’s 10th anniversary in 2016, we wanted to try something different to promote the book arts and reach different audiences. Welcome to the launch of a new website using the basic web publishing platform…. Continue Reading →

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