Paper and Book Intensive


Mini books from PBI 2016

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 II, Barbara 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.

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