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 2020

PBI 2020 will take place from Sunday, May 10 to Thursday, May 21 at Ox-Bow in Saugatuk, Michigan. We’ve lined up an incredible roster of instructors, including Jeff Altepeter, Brien Beidler, Drew Cameron, Colette Fu, Tatiana Ginsberg, Clay Harmon, Chika Ito, Barb Korbel, Hedi Kyle & Ulla Warchol and Julie Smith.

Check out the course catalog here, and get ready to apply!

The application for general admission starts January 1, 2020 until all spots are filled. The application period for scholarship runs from  December 1,  to 31, 2019. Find out more here!