Intro to Bookbinding
Taught by Christine Garvey
Originally from New York, Garvey received her MFA from Concordia University Montreal, and BFA from Washington University in St Louis. Her works on paper and installations have been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions with Galerie Circulaire (Montreal), Sur La Montagne Galerie (Berlin) and Phra Nakorn Gallery (Bangkok). Since 2009, Garvey has been teaching drawing and print-based workshops internationally, working with institutions like Concordia University, Florence University of the Arts, Betahaus Berlin, Montreal Art Centre, and The NY Center for Book Arts. This fall she continues this work as a Fulbright Scholar at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Università di Firenze, and Visiting Fellow at Florence University of the Arts. For more information, go to www.christine-garvey.com
In this 3.5-hour workshop you will learn how to bind your own small hand-made book. Students will learn how to to tear paper, design and prepare their covers, and create simple fold, as well as sewn "coptic-bound" books.
Materials will be included, but students are encouraged to bring book-covering paper of their choosing, or can purchase paper in the store. Feel free to email instructor with questions. Beginners welcome!