Paper and Book Intensive

Paper and Book Inten­sive is an annual work­ing sab­bat­i­cal in the book arts, paper­mak­ing, and con­ser­va­tion for sea­soned prac­ti­tion­ers and moti­vated begin­ners. For more than thirty years, par­tic­i­pants have gath­ered together from around the world for two weeks of daily work­shops to pro­mote unusual lev­els of exchange, knowl­edge and inspiration.

PBI 2017 will take place from May 14–25 at Ox Bow in Saugatuk, Michi­gan. Con­sider applying!

The instruc­tors for PBI 2017 Ses­sion I are Katie Bald­winJim CanaryAnnie CicaleAnne Cov­ell, and Henry Hébert. For Ses­sion IIBar­bara Mau­riello, Renate Mes­mer, Olivia Pri­ma­nis, Peter Sowiski, and Barb Teten­baum. 

The 2017 course descrip­tions and cat­a­log will be posted on this site on Novem­ber 1, 2016. You can get an idea of the type of classes offered by brows­ing through our cat­a­log archive, here.

The gen­eral appli­ca­tion period begins on Jan­u­ary 1, 2017. The schol­ar­ship appli­ca­tion period begins Decem­ber 1, 2016. Find out more here.

PBI 2016 con­cluded in May. Check out pic­tures from the ses­sion below, and make sure to fol­low us on Face­book for more!