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Textile Arts LA Hosts Bookmaking with Sue Ann Robinson
January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
On Saturday, January 25th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, please join Textile Arts LA for this all-day workshop, Bookmaking: Art Material Storage with Sue Ann Robinson. Learn to make a beautiful and functional artist’s book, using a “baggie book” structure to store samples of thread, fiber, dye, swatches, or anything you can dream up!
This six-hour workshop will teach a useful concertina spine fold technique and then how to attach archival bags to the spine, and end the afternoon with covers. Examples will be provided to ensure that multiple sizes and uses for the Baggie Book can be adapted to your particular needs and will provide for reusable pages. Materials will be provided for one size book. All participants will leave with one Baggie Book ready to use.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Sue Ann Robinson is a maker of artist books and teaches Artist Books and Paper Making at California State University Long Beach. She is a member of the Guild of Book Workers and has exhibited her artist books nationally and internationally. Robinson is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships and residencies including the Library Fellows of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, a CoLA Fellowship, the Visual Studies Workshop and the Women’s Studio Workshop among others. Her artist books are included in the collections of the Getty Research Institute, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Yale University, and many other public and private collections.
Please BYOLunch. There will be a short break with an opportunity to run across the street to the Co-op Market.
Material fee $15 payable to the instructor; class size limited to 15 students.