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Guild 15 17 Sept – 10 Oct

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

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

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

Download or view the Guild 15 Catalogue 1.95MB


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.

XVl Annual Exhibition of the Australian Bookbinders – Art Gallery of NSW


This exhibition of the Australian Bookbinders focuses on contemporary practice in the art form known as Design Binding. On display are over 40 books with unique bindings created by 33 artists; 22 from Australia ( 7 Canberra Guild members), joined this year by 11 from Estonia. Members are Dario Castello, Fabienne Devillard-Nicolaj, Erika Mordek, John Tonkin, Joy Tonkin, Terence Uren and Vicki Woolley.


Pics from opening night here.

7 Nov – 14 Dec 2013  Tue–Sat only

Tue, Thu, Fri 10am–4pm
Wed 10am–6.30pm
Sat 12-4pm

Free admission

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