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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14
DC Study Room Visits + Tours 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN DOWNTOWN DC

Kick off the Book Arts Fair weekend with a visit to the Smithsonian, National Museum of Women in the Arts, or the National Gallery of Art to view rare and artists’ books, historical documents, and fine prints. Tours will be presented by curators, librarians, or specialists. Space is limited and first-come, first-served when you register early. Each tour is approximately 1.5 hours, with time for questions. Limit one tour per registrant.

Preview Party 7:00 – 9:00 pm
VENUE: PHOTOGROUPSTUDIOS

A sneak peak at the Book Arts Fair, the preview party is a chance to mix and mingle with the book arts community, purchase raffle tickets, and start your holiday shopping. The coveted Jury Awards will be presented.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15
VENUE: PYRAMID ATLANTIC
9:30 – 10:00 am  Tom Bannister: Watermarks in Handmade Paper: Modern and Historic
10:15 – 10:45 am  Leslie Nobler: The New Scroll
11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Panel Discussion: Book Arts and Social Activism
Panelists: Robert Peters, Irene Chan, Tia Blassingame
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VENUE: PYRAMID ATLANTIC
1:00 – 1:45 pm   Building the Colograph Plate: Printing Atmospheric Ghost Prints —Beth Curren
2:00 – 2:45 pm   Pop-up and Out: Folding Paper Books Beyond the Margin —Heidi Bishop
3:00 – 3:45 pm   Laser Engraved Printmaking —Matt McLaughlin
3:00 – 3:45 pm   Embossing Leather with Linocuts & Tooling —Tatiana Shukhin
4:00 – 4:45 pm   Custom Book Enclosures: Setting the Tone —Lee Marchalonis

Interactive Demonstration

2:00 – 4:00 pm   Printstallation: Outside the Cover —Emma Ringness
Free and open to the public
VENUE: PYRAMID ATLANTIC ART CENTER 2nd floor gallery

Exhibitor Hall
 at Photogroup 1:00 – 6:00 pm
VENUE: PHOTOGROUP
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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16
VENUE: PYRAMID ATLANTIC
  • 9:30 – 10:00 am   Michelle Strizever: Artists’ Books DC: How and Why Artists Do Research in Book Art Collections
  • 10:15 – 10:45 am  Tate Shaw: The Ground
  • 11:00 – 11:30 am   Patterson Clark: Ink, Paper and Block from Alien Weeds
VENUE: PYRAMID ATLANTIC

1:00 – 1:45 pm   The Unjournal Journal —Sonja Rossow
2:00 – 2:45 pm   Re-imagining Photographic Imagery through Silk Organza Collograph —Kerry McAleer-Keeler
3:00 – 3:45 pm   Secrets of Block-printing with Sintra —Heather O’Hara
3:00 – 3:45 pm   Paper Poch’ Up —Lewis Ckool
4:00 – 4:45 pm   Exploring Xerox Transfers —Christy Ball

Raffle Wrap-up
VENUE: PHOTOGROUP

3:00 pm   Raffle ends
3:30 pm   Winners announced (not necessary to be present to win, winners will be contacted via email)

Exhibitor Hall at Photogroup 1:00 – 5:00 pm
VENUE: PHOTOGROUP