Category Archives: traditional bindings

Guild 14 – Bind Challenge and Other Works – 19 Sept to 11 Oct

An exhibition of recent works by Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild members at Canberra Civic Library – Mezzanine Gallery.

33 works of fine, contemporary, creative, challenging hand bookbinding

Download the catalogue cover pageGuild14 Catalogue (1.9Mb)

Civic Library opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am – 5.30pm Saturday 10am to 4pm

 

Cuthbertson 2 May – 2 June 2014

The NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders and the Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild present

                    Cuthbertson – Ballads and Verses Bound

An exhibition of Australian Fine Design Bindings incorporating original text blocks from the 1912 edition of James Lister Cuthbertson’s Barwon Ballads and School Verses

 

Read more Customs House Library Cuthbertson exhibition

 

Level 1

Sydney City Library

Customs House, 31 Alfred St, Circular Quay

 

Mon-Fri 10am – 7pm,  Sat & Sun 11am – 4pm

 

 

 

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Cuthbertson Rides Again 14 March – 12 April 2014

The NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders and the Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild present

                    Cuthbertson – Ballads and Verses Bound

An exhibition of Australian Fine Design Bindings incorporating original text blocks from the 1912 edition of James Lister Cuthbertson’s Barwon Ballads and School Verses 

CIVIC LIBRARY MEZZANINE GALLERY – LONDON CIRCUIT, CANBERRA

Mondays – Fridays 1000AM–530PM – Saturdays 1000AM–400PM

 

Fabienne 1  Fabienne 2 First Prize Fabienne Devillard Nicolaj (ACT) 
Diane  Diane 2 Second Prize Diane Kelly (NSW) 
Rosemarie Jeffers Palmer  Rosemarie 2 Third Prize Rosemarie Jeffers-Palmer (NSW) 
 Vicki 1  Vicki 2 Highly Commended Vicki Woolley (ACT) 

 

 

Cuthbertson exhibition opens 31 January 2014

The set book for the competition is Barwon Ballads and School Verses by James Lister Cuthbertson (1851-1910), published in 1912. Cutherbertson joined staff of Geelong Grammer School in 1875 as Classics Master and started the GGS Journal.

Winners to be announced from the sixteen binders on 31 January.

Exhibition  Friday 31 January – late February

NSW Writers Centre foyer

Garry Owen House, Old Rozelle Hospital Grounds, Balmain Rd, Lilyfield

Hours  Mon-Fri   9.00am – 5.00pm   Sat   9.00am – 1.00pm   Sun     Closed

First up will be an exhibition at the Writers’ Centre in Sydney from late January to late February, then on to Canberra for three weeks 22 March – 12 April at the Civic Library Exhibition Space, back to Sydney for a second showing and then finally to Geelong.

Canberraphile – Lee and Lyndell talked with Melanie Tait – 666 ABC Canberra

Sunday 28 July at 10:30am Melanie Tait, 666 ABC Canberra talked with members Lee and Lyndell about Guild 13, members exhibition 13 – 28 September 2013 at the Civic Library, Canberra.

Listen to the interview Books beyond words  http://blogs.abc.net.au/canberra/2013/07/books-beyond-words.html?site=canberra&program=canberra_sundays

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The Gathering Notes – textblock

The Gathering notes – Textblock – $45AU

The notes  about the Gathering of bookbinders held last year in Canberra have been published and are available from the Canberra Bookbinders.You can read about the gathering here;
http://ampersandduck.com/art/2011/11/23/the-gathering-2011/This edition was produced by Bookarts Canberra as a record of The Gathering held in Canberra ACT in November 2011.The textblock has 14 sections each of two sheets per section. Sheets folded and trimmed measure approx 250mm x 160mm.The typeface is 10 point Cambria with headings in 18 point Academy Engraved and Calligraph 421.The edition has not been limited but only 130 copies have been produced and numbered 1 to 130.There are fewer than 10 copies available for purchasing in this edition.

Prior to payment please email [email protected] to ensure availability of a copy.

Cost of 1 copy is $45 includes postage & handling in Australia.