Come along, be with other binders and share and learn together.
Type, tooling and titling. Be shown and assisted people in the use of the Guilds type and finishing tools.
Need assistance with your bookbinding project, there will be help on hand.
Paring machines will be set up ready for you to use.
Bookarts, Canberra and Andersen’s Bindery, Sydney are hosting workshops in 2018 by Coleen Curry from USA
Coleen Curry has exhibited internationally and her work is held in many private collections. She studied at the American Academy of Bookbinding (AAB) with Monique Lallier and graduated in 2009 with a diploma in fine binding. Coleen has won international bookbinding prizes and her work has been exhibited around the globe.
Articulated Leather Staple Binding – 5 days
Workshop in Canberra and Sydney
Leather Manipulation Techniques – 3 Days
Staple Binding in Stone Veneer – 5 days
Date: April 2018
Marama Warren was one of eight who attended the Simplified binding workshop.
Read about it here
Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild
The World of Small Books
With special thanks to Stephen Byrne UK and Jim Brogan USA for allowing some of their collections to travel across the seas
Mezzanine Gallery, Civic Library
London Circuit, Canberra City
Mon – Fri 10.00am – 5.30pm ● Sat: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Bookarts were commissioned by Andrew Forrest to make this work, which is on display at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.
An exhibition of recent works by Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild members at Canberra Civic Library – Mezzanine Gallery.
33 works of fine, contemporary, sculptural, challenging hand bookbinding
Download Guild 16 Catalogue 7MB
The exhibition runs from Thursday 25 August – Saturday 17 September.
Civic Library opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am – 5.30pm Saturday 10am to 4pm