Exploring the Arts of the Book

    • To take place in the Kelly Library Print Studio on Tuesday nights from Tuesday June 4 – Tuesday June 25 (4 nights in total)
    • Each session will begin at 6:30pm and finish by 9pm at the latest.
    • Course description: In this workshop which will be held in the recently refurbished Print Studio, participants will learn a range of book arts from both Western and Eastern traditions. We’ll begin with paper decoration and then complete several modern book forms. Students will go home with experience and handouts to recreate these practices at home for use as sketchbooks, journals or artists’ books.
    • About the Instructor: Andrew Huot is a book artist and bookbinder in Toronto, ON, Canada, where he operates Big River Bindery. He taught bookbinding, conservation, and preservation at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois for 12 years. In addition to conservation and bookbinding, he teaches bookbinding and book arts in his Scarborough studio, for the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, and at arts centers around Toronto. He holds a Masters in Book Arts from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and his artists’ books use photographs, linoleum cuts, and text to share the humorous side of everyday life. His artists’ books are in collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, Yale University, Emory University, and Ontario College of Art & Design. See more of his work at bigriverbindery.com and andrewhuot.com
    • Week 1 – Paper decoration – paste papers
    • Week 2 – Pamphlets
    • Week 3 – Accordion Books
    • Week 4 – Modern Book Forms – blizzard book, Turkish map fold
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