Art of the Book 2018


Art of the Book 2018
A travelling exhibition organized by the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild.

March 6 – April 26, 2020

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 6-9pm
Craft Ontario Gallery, 1106 Queen St West, Toronto

Since 1988, the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild has organized Art of the Book, a juried exhibition of book arts held every five years. Art of the Book 2018 celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild.

The exhibition features 67 uniquely crafted pieces covering eight categories: fine binding, box-making, paper-making, fine printing, paper decorating, restoration, calligraphy, and artists’ books from Canada, the United States, England, France, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Further exhibition information.

Jurors: Betsy Palmer Eldridge, Jan Elsted, Lang Ingalls, and Susan Warner Keene.

Featured Artists:
Doug Beube, Marc Blouin, Servane Briand, Sarah Burnett-Moore, Lorraine Butler, Joan Byers, Nicole Chalifoux, Clara Congdon, Mary Conley, Cécile Côté, Lorraine Douglas, Odette Drapeau, Carolyn Eady, Martina Edmondson, Karen Hanmer, Erwin Huebner, Frances Hunter, Jenny Iserman, Margo Klass, Trisha Klus, Adelene Koh, Kristina Komendant, Richard Labrosse, Roxanne Lafleur, Jerene Lane, Roberta Lavadour, Christiane Lenz, Concha Luna, Marlene MacCallum, Margaret M. Mah, Rebecca K. Martin, Lise Melhorn-Boe, Rhonda Miller, Troy Moore, Lorna Mulligan, Kausar Nigita, Elaine Akiko Nishizu, Helen O’Connor, Miguel Pérez Fernandez, Delphine Platten, Debra Frances Plett, Carolyn Qualle, Flora Shum, Dawn Skinner, Geraldine Slater, Annie Smith, Percy So, James Spyker, Gail Stevens, Ann Stinner, Jan Taylor, Christine Trainor, Keith Valentine, Leslie Walthers, Marama Warren, and Lily Yee-Sloan.

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Image credit (1) Alleppo: Tragedy Unfolding by Geraldine Slater

With support from: the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council

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