2012 Exhibitors

87FLORIDA Artist Collective

Four artists who commit a substantial percent of their arts practice to highly sculptural book objects, installations and experiences. —Washington, DC

Allison Milham, Great Basin Press

Book art and music combined in pursuit of putting forth information, increasing awareness and encouraging positive action. —Tallahassee, FL

Andrea Bender

Experimental books using unconventional methods and materials in order to present meaningful topics in an exciting way. —Carlsbad, CA

Bella Carte Press, Patti Harden

Papermaker, bookmaker, printmaker—all rolled into one to form creative endeavors existing on many different shelves of life. Patti’s handmade papers will be available. —Linthicum, MD

Common Press

Collaborative letterpress printing studio which provides a mixed media environment where students can move between digital and manual image making, collaborate with writers, printmakers and others in the book arts. —University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Corcoran College of Art + Design

The Master of Arts in the Art and the Book Program offers a comprehensive approach to studying the history and theory of book culture, as well as contemporary methods of artist book production. — Washington, DC

Coronado Printstudio, Pepe Coronado

The studio invites artists from various disciplines to print new works. —Hastings-on-Hudson, NY • Pepe will be a panelist on “Taking it on the Road: Mobile Studios”, Sat. Nov. 17, at 11:00 am.

Guild of Bookworkers

The Guild’s Potomac Chapter promotes awareness of book and paper arts. Washington Rare Book Group is an informal group of book collectors, librarians, conservators, booksellers. —Washington, DC

Hand Papermaking, Inc.

Publishers of Hand Papermaking magazine, featuring articles on papermaking, development, and education; a quarterly newsletter; limited-edition portfolios; and paper artist registry. —Beltsville, MD

Heidi Neilson

Book projects concerning topics such as maps, weather, fake snow, and the debris in Earth’s orbit. —Long Island City, NY

Helga Thomson

Artist books resulting from a social discourse about art which is part of the practice of art. See more of Helga’s work in the “Bookmarks” print show in the Civic Building Kramer gallery. —Bethesda, MD

LeiLei Guo

“Concept Books” uses the variety and integration spatial and timing of four-dimensional art space, provides more possible expressions to rehearse the art concepts. —Beijing, China

Lenora Yerkes

Bi-coastal narrative drawings on loneliness, women, irrationality, and willfulness. —Washington, DC

Marina Terauds

Intaglio printmaking inspired by nature, myth, legends and fairy tales. —North Branch, MI

Mindy Belloff, Intima Press

Mindy creates fine printed book editions and letterpress broadsides, including a limited Declaration of Independence edition. —New York, NY

Pellinore Press

Limited edition prints, artist books, stationery, and novelties, printed from original woodcuts & handset type. —Baltimore, MD

Purgatory Pie Press

Dikko Faust and Esther K. Smith. Experimental letterpress, handmade books, subscription postcards, book publishers. Faust and Smith collaborate with artists and writers, making limited editions and artist books. —New York, NY

Pyramid Atlantic Letterpress

Workshops, open studios and rentals on 2 Vandercook presses, a Chandler + Price Pilot platen and over 80 cases of foundry and wood type. The popular Letterpress Calendar will be available. —Silver Spring, MD

Quercus Press

Johnny Carrera is the tour de force behind Pictorial Webster’s—the 400+ page volume of original wood engravings and copper electrotypes of 19th Century Merriam-Webster dictionaries. — Frederick, MD

Robin Price, Publisher

“A chameleon among book artists,” the work of the press has become a lifelong, interdisciplinary liberal arts education. —Middletown, CT

Sanzi Studio, M Sanzi Kermes

Handmade artist books based on games of Scrabble. Screen print, digital print, letterpress, and woodblock type. Interactive “Postcards Home” installation. —Baltimore, MD

Sarah Bryant, Big Jump Press

Letterpress-printed artist books concerning the simplicity of diagrammatic language that describes the movement of peoples, changes in climate, the progress of disease. • 2010 Book Arts Fair Jury Award recipient—Brighton, UK

SP Weather Station

Interdisciplinary project / rooftop weather station which organizes weather-related events and publishes annual collaborative SP Weather Reports portfolio. —New York, NY

Spur Stor

Limited edition posters and prints of artwork by award-winning illustrators Joyce Hesselberth and David Plunkert. —Baltimore, MD

The Kelmscott Bookshop

An independent bookshop specializing in private presses and artist books. —Baltimore, MD

The Printmakers Left

An ever-evolving, international printshop composed of faculty, alumni, and visiting artists collaborating on installations, portfolios and books. —University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

The University of the Arts

Artists’ books and prints by students in the MFA Book Arts/Printmaking Program. — Philadelphia, PA

Theresa Easton

Printmaker working with artist books. —North East England, UK • Theresa will talk about her Sunderland Book Project on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 11:00 am.

Thomas Parker Williams

Handmade artist book editions, unique books, pinhole photography and relief prints. —Philadelphia, PA

Washington Printmakers Gallery

Located above Pyramid Atlantic, WPG is the DC area’s primary source for fine art prints, with a membership of local and national printmakers. —Silver Spring, MD