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 2018 will take place from May 13-24 at Ox Bow in Saugatuk, Michigan. We have a great program of courses this year!

Session I
Paper Threads: North Country Shifu with Velma Bolyard
The Printmaker as Naturalist with Rebecca Chamlee
Letterlocking with Jana Dambrogio
Introduction to Embroidery on Leather with Erin Fletcher
Conservation Binding Model for a 13th c.  European Manuscript with Vasaré Rastonis.

Session II
Italian tacketed stationery bindings with Katherine Beaty
From Book Shelves to Cat Walk: Wearable Papercuts and Artist Books with Béatrice Coron
The Prototype: An Exploration of Edition Binding with John DeMerritt
The Typographic Print with Bridget Elmer
Papermaking Informed by a Sensibility for Textiles with Mary Hark

The complete catalog, with course descriptions, will be released  online on this site on November 1. The application period for PBI 2018 begins on January 1, 2018. The scholarship application period is from December 1 to 31, 2018. Find out more here.

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