Warringah Printmakers Studio
saturday 27 & sunday 28 may
Drum-leaf Binding is one of the best binding styles for printmakers! It is a simple but adaptable binding style which can be either a codex or a concertina, can have pop-outs, fold-outs, cut-throughs and sewn sections added without the binding becoming more difficult. In this workshop the bookbinding basics will be covered as well as an exploration of the possibilities of extending the binding into its more exciting contortions. Participants can use proof prints, rejected prints, found material, decorative papers to create the book. Text can be printed using rubber stamps, typewriter, cutting lino or stencils etc. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those who have had some binding experience.
Our guest bookartist, printmaker & writer, Monica Oppen, has trained & worked as a hand binder & has 20 years of binding experience. She has bound her own work & collaborated with other artists. Her books are in public & private collections in Australia and overseas.
Time: 10am to 4pm
Non members: $300.00 (includes Assoc.Membership)
grahame galleries + editions
1 Fernberg Road Paddington Qld 4064 AustraliaPO Box 515 Paddington Qld 4064 Australia
p +61 0412 286264
Image from Bronwyn Rees’ “Country”, acquired during Manly Library Artists’ Book Award 2015.
Any artists’ book created within the past two years is eligible for entry to the Manly Library Artists’ Book Award 2017.
The award is acquisitive. Works will be selected and judged by Ben Rak and Dr Michael Hedger.
Ben Rak is an artist and independent curator holding a BFA in printmaking and a MFA from the UNSW Art & Design. He is co-founder and director of Throwdown Press, lectures at the University of New South Wales Art & Design, and whose work explores the relationships between cultural symbols and consumer culture.
Dr Michael Hedger is the Director Manly Art Gallery and Museum. Dr Hedger has long been an arts advocate, with previous incarnations as Director of the Campbelltown Arts Centre, Education Officer at the Newcastle Region Art and, art critic for The Newcastle Herald. He has a PhD from the UNSW Art & Design with a thesis on Land Art in the United States.
- Closing date for entry: 5pm Friday 10 February 2017
- Successful entrants notified by: 5pm Friday 24 February 2017
- Selected works to be received between: Monday 27 February and Friday 17 March 2017
- Opening & announcement of acquisitions: 6.00pm Thursday 30 March 2017 at Warringah Art Space 105 Abbott Rd, North Curl Curl NSW
- Exhibition dates: Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April, followed by a travelling exhibition of acquired works to Northern Beaches Council Libraries
- Works to be collected from Manly Library or returned as instructed: between Tuesday 4 April Friday 28 April [excluding Public Holidays]
More information here.