Workshops

CBBAG in Vancouver:

  • Sat, Mar 4, 2017, 10-6pm, Box Making with Suzan Lee. Learn to make a lidded box with a removable top tray. This box is handy as a sewing, calligraphy or a trinket box. No prior experience is necessary. All materials and tools will be provided. Please bring paper and pen for notetaking. $149 for CBBAG members. $169 for non members. To register, please send us an email. Your payment will reserve a spot in class. Registration closes end of day Saturday, February 25.
  • Sat, Mar/Apr 2017, Starbook with Suzanne Cannon. More details to follow.

non-CBBAG in Vancouver area:
Alcuin Society – occasional book arts classes held in Vancouver
Anvil Centre – book arts classes held in New Westminster
Blim – a basic bookbinding class focusing on rebinding or altered books in Chinatown
Britannia Community Centre – several bookbinding workshops offered. Online registration
Burnaby Art Gallery (BAG) – bookbinding classes held in Burnaby. Online registration
Dundarave Print Workshop + Gallery – printmaking workshops for beginners and experienced printmakers
Emily Carr University of Art + Design – a few book arts classes per semester on Granville Island. See “Print Media”
Gilligan Girls – bookbinding, calligraphy workshops
Lee Valley – bookbinding workshops in Vancouver  and Coquitlam locations
Lonsdale Leather – occasional bookbinding workshops
Opus Art Supplies – occasional book arts in-store demonstrations
Maiwa School of Textiles – one or two bookbinding classes during Fall on Granville Island
Malaspina Printmakers – several book arts workshops on Granville Island
Nancy Crawford – one or two book arts workshops in Langley
New Leaf Editions (Peter Braune) – one or two book arts workshops on Granville Island
Phyllis Greenwood – several book arts classes. Please call 604-255-8977 for class details
Shary Bartlett – several encaustic, mixed media classes
West Coast Calligraphy – classes in Vancouver and Victoria

In BC, but outside of Vancouver:
CBBAG BC Islands chapter – several bookbinding and paper arts workshops in North Saanich
Coast Collective – several book arts workshops in Colwood (near Victoria)
LUZ Studio, Victoria, 250 590-7557
Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA) – offers a week long summer book arts workshop
Type Camp, Shelley Gruendler, Galiano Island Email
Vancouver Island School of Art – several book arts courses and workshops in Victoria

In USA
American Academy of Bookbinding, Colorado – offers a degree program
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN), Bainbridge Island, Washington – offers book arts and printmaking classes year around
Center for Books Arts, The, New York – largest books arts organization in North America. Extensive workshops for all levels in book arts.
Focus on the Book Arts (FOBA) – a week long conference held in Oregon every two years. Next one is Jun 19-25, 2017
Minnesota Center for Book Arts – many book arts classes
Mystical Places Press, Oregon
North Bennet Street School, Massachusetts – offers a two-year program
Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) Studio School – new book arts classes each semester
Paper and Book Intensive, Saugatuck, Michi­gan – an annual work­ing sab­bat­i­cal in the book arts, paper­mak­ing. Next one is in May 15-26, 2016
Puget Sound Book Artists, Washington.
San Francisco Center for the Book, California – offers many book arts classes
Sweet Water Creek Farm Studio, Clinton, Washington – offers book arts classes
Windowpane Press, Washington – book arts and letterpress

Abroad
Bookbarnkat Studios (Florence, Italy) – offers masters classes in bookbinding and paper arts

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