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Abigail Bainbridge  10/12/2011
Abigail Bainbridge nee Uteg is a second year conservation student at West Dean College in England. Her 2009 video The Complex of All of These, documenting the making of her artist's book of the same name, currently has 100,000 views on YouTube.

Adam O'Reilly  11/16/2011
Artist, musician and writer Adam O'Reilly is on staff at Printed Matter,
the world's largest non-profit organization promoting publications made by artists.

Aimee Lee  01/23/2013
Artist Aimee Lee is the author of Hanji Unfurled: One Journey into Korean Papermaking, newly published by The Legacy Press. She built the first Hanji studio in North America at the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, Ohio.

Alex Appella  02/29/2012
In rural Argentina, book artist Alex Appella co-owns Transient Books - a custom hand bindery with a global customer base.

Andrea Peterson  07/09/2014
Andrea Peterson is one half of Hook Pottery Paper, a studio farm in northwest Indiana combining ceramic sculpture, artist's books, handmade paper, pottery and fresh eggs.

Andrew Steeves / Gaspereau Press  07/24/2013
Andrew Steeves is co-founder and co-publisher of Gaspereau Press, established in 1997.

Anne Callahan - Sarah Resnick - Kamomi Solidum  03/14/2012
French Theory Today: An Introduction to Possible Futures was published as a pamphlet series by The Public School New York. Anne Callahan, Sarah Resnick and Kamomi Solidum transcribed, researched, solicited, edited, designed, hand-Risographed and handbound the 700 pamphlets.

Barbara Mauriello  10/26/2011
Barbara Mauriello publishes her own one-of-a-kind and limited edition artist books. She also collaborates with other artists and writers in producing limited editions of their work in book form.

Bernie Vinzani  04/02/2014
At the University of Maine at Machias, Bernie Vinzani directs the undergraduate Book Arts Studio, the UMM Press and the Gallery for the Book.

Beth Morris  10/03/2012
Beth Morris is an assistant librarian at the Yale Center for British Art. Her 2010 MSLS thesis focuses on how artists' book collections are used, accessed and developed within academic institutions.

Betty Bright  03/08/2017
Dr. Betty Bright is a writer, curator and historian who helped to start Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) in 1985 and  authored No Longer  Innocent: Book Art in America 1960-1980 (Granary Press, 2005).

Bexx Caswell  12/14/2016
The Guild of Book Workers was founded in 1906 to "establish and maintain a feeling of kinship and mutual interest among workers in the several hand book crafts."  Current president, Bexx Caswell, speaks about sustaining the guild today.

Brad Freeman  06/20/2012
The Journal of Artists' Books aka JAB provides a platform for theoretical and creative expression. Founder and editor-in-chief Brad Freeman speaks with Miriam Schaer.

Brandon Graham  06/08/2011
Brandon Graham is a book artist and writer who lives in Chicago. He currently has an ongoing relationship with the Journal of Artist Books (JAB) where he writes articles and reviews books.

Buzz Spector  03/02/2016
Buzz Spector speaks about his work in conjunction with the exhibit Buzz Spector: The Book Under (De-) Construction at The Center for Book Arts in NYC.
Bywater Bros. Editions  03/04/2015
Bywater Bros. Editions has been publishing contemporary limited and unlimited edition artist books since 2000. Based outside of Toronto, Bywater Bros. works in collaboration with established and emerging artists to create original artworks for all levels of the collecting community.

Carol Todaro  05/04/2016
Miami-based Carol Todaro is an artist and writer whose work often combines both activities in the form of sculptural tableaus and artists' books.

Cathryn Miller  03/05/2014
Cathryn Miller of Byopia Press recently exhibited Word View , altered books from discarded dictionaries and encyclopedias, in Saskatoon, Canada.

CBBAG exhibit Art of the Book 2013  06/25/2014
Calligrapher Kristina Komendant leads a tour of the traveling CBBAG exhibit Art of the Book 2013 currently showing at the Saskatchewan Craft Council's Affinity Gallery.

Christopher Davenport  07/08/2015
Christopher Davenport of Pocket Knife Press records stories of ecology, place, and people through hand pulled paper and the artist book.

Claire Van Vliet  06/10/2015
Claire Van Vliet of the Janus Press delivers a Spring 2015 Visual Art Lecture at Bennington College in Vermont.

Codex Foundation / Susan K. Filter and Peter Rutledge Koch  01/04/2012
Susan K. Filter and Peter Rutledge Koch are directors of the Codex Foundation, hosting both the CODEX International Book Fair and the inaugural CODEX Mexico.

Colloquium: David Platzker - Philip Aarons Richard Minsky - Maddy Rosenberg - Marvin Sackner  11/19/2014
The Collecting of Artist Books was a colloquium at the Museum of Modern Art, organized by The Center for Book Arts. The first panel was Disseminating Ideas through Artist Books with David Platzker, Curator of Drawings and Prints, MoMA as moderator.

Colloquium: Molly Schwartzburg - Mary Austin - Jack Ginsberg Anne Kalmbach - Ruth Rogers -       Robbin Ami Silverberg  12/03/2014
The Collecting of Artist Books was a colloquium at the Museum of Modern Art, organized by The Center for Book Arts. The second panel was Artists Books: Meaning through Materials and Structure
with Molly Schwartzburg, Librarian/Curator, University of Virginia as moderator.

Colloquium: Tony White Barbara Moore - Monica Oppen - Robert Ruben Marshall Weber - Martha Wilson  12/17/2014
The Collecting of Artist Books was a colloquium at the Museum of Modern Art, organized by The Center for Book Arts. The third panel was The Artist Book as a Vehicle for Social Commentary with Tony White,  Library Director & Curator, Maryland Institute College of Art 
as moderator.

Colloquium: Katherine Ruffin - Duke Collier Robin Price - Russell Maret - Mark Dimunation   12/31/2014
The Collecting of Artist Books was a colloquium at the Museum of Modern Art, organized by The Center for Book Arts. The fourth panel was Letterpress Today and Its Revelancy for Artmaking
with Katherine Ruffin, Book Arts Program Director, Wellesley College
as moderator.

Dan Morris - Micah Slawinski Currier - Russell Maret  04/11/2012
Dan Morris and Micah Slawinski-Currier co-own The Dale Guild Type Foundry, one of the last producers of true metal foundry type; Dan also runs The Arm Letterpress. Guest-host is Russell Maret.
Daniel Kelm  11/04/2015
Daniel E. Kelm operates The Wide Awake Garage in Easthampton MA where he designs and produces artist's books, interpretive fine bindings and book sculptures.

Deborah Evetts  12/11/2013
Deborah Evetts is an internationally recognized book conservator and designer bookbinder with a special interest in the distinctive historical paste paper known as Herrnhuter Buntpapier.

Don Rash  05/20 2015
Don Rash is a longtime hand bookbinder, calligrapher and letterpress printer.  He founded and is instructor of the School of Formal Bookbinding in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Donald Glaister  02/13/2013
Donald Glaister is a design binder using unusual binding materials, visual humor and spontaneous visual expression - all within the framework of the classical European fine binding form. He directs the Fine Binding Program at the American Academy of Bookbinding.

Doug Beube  11/05/2014
Mixed-media artist Doug Beube refers to himself as a 'biblioclast'.  Doug Beube: Breaking the Codex documents three decades of his work.

Douglas Cockerell Fine Binding Collection  07/10/2013
Karen Smith, Special Collections Librarian at Dalhousie University,  discusses the Douglas Cockerell Fine Binding Collection - medieval and renaissance bindings assembled by famed bookbinder Douglas Cockerell.

Emily K. Larned  10/16/2013
Emily K. Larned is an artist, writer, designer, educator and letterpress printer-publisher.

Emily Speed  02/02/2011
Emily Speed is a UK-based artist who works in sculpture, installation, drawing, performance and books. She conceives her books as part of larger art works. She founded Artists' Book Fair Liverpool.

Erin Fletcher  05/01/2013
A 2012 graduate of the bookbinding program at North Bennett Street School - Erin Fletcher is owner/bookbinder at Herringbone Bindery in South Boston.

Esther S White  03/30/2016
Esther S. White curates the Northampton Print and Book Fair and publishes collaborative zines and short-run artist books as Sister Sister Books.

Frank Brannon  02/27/2013
Frank Brannon is the proprietor of SpeakEasy Press near Dillsboro, North Carolina. His approach to publishing is holistic: on-site letterpress printing, hand papermaking and bookbinding.

Garry Neill Kennedy  09/28/2011
Garry Neill Kennedy is a conceptual artist; his exhibitions and installations include printed matter. He taught studio art at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design for more than 40 years and was president of the College from 1967 to 1990.

Gaylord Schanilek  03/29/2017
Gaylord Schanilek established his press, Midnight Paper Sales, in 1980.

Gray Zeitz and Andrew Steeves  02/19/2014
Gray Zeitz of Larkspur Press publishes affordable letterpress books by Kentucky-based writers. Andrew Steeves of Gaspereau Press guest-hosts.

Helen Douglas  08/31/2011
Weproductions (est. 1971) has published a generation of artists' books characterized by the unlimited edition, the paperback format and offset printing. Weproductions' Helen Douglas is interviewed by Brandon Graham.

Heléne van Aswegen  09/16/2015
Heléne van Aswegen is an art and book specialist in the Visual Arts Department at Stellenbosch University, in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Henry Hébert  01/22/2014
Henry Hébert is Rare Book Conservator, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. Erin Fletcher of Flash of the Hand guest-hosts.

Holland / Sheehan  11/09/2016
Kyle Holland is an artist in Cleveland Ohio; he teaches bookbinding and paper making workshops, and coordinates workshops and paper sales at the Morgan Conservatory. Elizabeth Sheehan is an artist in Brooklyn; she is studio assistant and bookbinder at Small Editions and a core instructor at The Center for Book Arts in NYC.

Jan Storm van Leeuwen  09/24/2014
Jan Storm van Leeuwen is retired Keeper of the Binding Collection at the Royal Dutch Library in the Hague, an acclaimed historian of the book and bookbinding, and a first ILAB Breslauer Prize winner. Cara Schlesinger guest-hosts.

Jeff Peachey  02/16/2011
Jeff Peachey is the owner of a New York City-based studio for the conservation of books, and the inventor of conservation tools and machines. He regularly writes about books and tools on his blog.

Jen Hofer  09/18/2103
Jen Hofer is a Los Angeles-based poet, translator, social justice interpreter, teacher, knitter, book-maker, public letter-writer, urban cyclist, and co-founder of the language justice and literary activism collaborative Antena. She teaches poetics, translation and bookmaking at CalArts and Otis College.

Jenna Freedman  06/26/2013
Jenna Freedman is a librarian zinester and a zine librarian at the Barnard Zine Collection, Barnard College, New York City.

Jessica C. White  06/12/2013
Jessica C. White is co-founder and co-director of Ladies of Letterpress and the author of the newly published Letterpress Now - A DIY Guide to New and Old Printing Methods.

Joan K Davidson  10/21/2015
Joan K. Davidson founded Furthermore a philanthropic program that supports the publication of printed and illustrated books. Since its inception Furthermore has assisted more than 1000 publishing projects with grants that total almost $5 million.

Joe Landry and Katherine Taylor  10/22/2014
Joe Landry is a book conservator and designer bookbinder;  Katherine Taylor is an apprenticing binder. They recently participated in filming the mini-series of Lawrence Hill's award winning 2007 novel The Book of Negroes. It debuts at Cannes in October 2014.

Joe Whitlock Blundell  02/04/2015
Joe Whitlock Blundell is design and production director of The Folio Society, based in London. Elizabeth Howard guest-hosts.

Johannes Strugalla  03/01/2017
Johannes Strugalla lives and works in Mainz and Paris. A visual artist and a poet, he is a co-founder of despalles éditions with his wife Françoise Despalles.

John Cutrone  03/16/2016
John Cutrone, director of the Jaffe Center for Book Arts, in Boca Raton, Florida, speaks about the exhibit Wanderlust! - the work of John Eric Broaddus.

John DeMerritt  04/26/2017
San Francisco Bay Area bookbinder John DeMerritt has been binding books professionally since 1986. He specializes in small editions and boxmaking.

Jonna Twigg  02/17/2016
Jonna Twigg is the proprietor of Twigg's Bindery, a new storefront in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Josh Hockensmith  10/31/2012
Josh Hockensmith produces handmade artist books and blank books under the name blue bluer books. He also curates the artist book collection at the University of North Carolina Art Library.
Judith Ivry  08/17/2011
Judith Ivry Studio is a Manhattan-based, full service bindery established in 1986. Conservator and binder Judith Ivry gives a studio tour.

Julia Miller  10/26/2016
Julia Miller is a book conservator and bookbinding historian based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  She is the author of Books Will Speak Plain and edits the Suave Mechanicals series of essays on the history of bookbinding, all published by The Legacy Press.

Karen Hanmer and Peter Verheyen  07/20/2011
Chicago binder, book and installation artist Karen Hanmer is interviewed by Peter Verheyen.

Karen Randal  05/29/2013
Karen Randall's Propolis Press publishes fine letterpress artist's books with contemporary poetry; her Least Weasel Chapbooks publishes experimental poetry with letterpress covers.

Karla Nielsen  09/30/2015
The Pine Tree Scholars program introduces Columbia and Barnard students to the crafts associated with fine book production, such as typography, letterpress printing, bookbinding, and papermaking, as well as to the rare and art book trades.  The program is run by Teresa Harris, Curator of Avery Classics at Columbia's Avery Art & Architecture Library; Karla Nielsen, Curator of Literature in Columbia's Rare Book & Manuscript Library; and Shannon O'Neill, Associate Director of Archives & Special Collections at Barnard College.

Kat Howard  02/03/2016
Kat Howard embroiders, weaves, and publishes handbound books and zines, as Book Meat Studio, in Kingston, NY.

Kathleen Walkup  03/28/2012
Kathleen Walkup is a founding member of the The College Book Art Association; she also directs the book art program at Mills College in Oakland, California.

Keith Smith  10/08/2014
Keith Smith has been making artists' books, poetry books, text books and dictionaries since 1967. Elizabeth Howard guest-hosts.

Keri Schroeder  05/10/2017
Oakland-based Keri Schroeder publishes  the new podcast series Books in the Wild- exploring books in their natural habitat.

Kevin King  10/30/2013
Calligrapher Kevin King teaches typography at Toronto's Humber College, works part time at Coach House Press and designs fonts at Canada Type with Patrick Griffin. Guest-host is Andrew Steeves of Gaspereau Press.

Laura Hoptman  09/19/2012
Laura Hoptman is Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art. She organized the recent exhibition Ecstatic Alphabet/Heaps of Language.

Laurence Fayard  01/26/2011
Laurence Fayard is a New York-based hand bookbinder.
She opened her own studio in 2009.

Leah Mackin  05/18/2016
Leah Mackin is an artist based in Pittsburgh; Esther S. White guest hosts.

Leah Taylor  06/15/2016
Leah Taylor is an active freelance writer and the Associate curator of the Kenderdine Art Gallery and College Building Galleries on the University of Saskatchewan campus in Saskatoon, Canada. The inaugural Toronto Art Book Fair features her exhibit Somewhere in the Middle with artists Amalie Atkins, Joi Arcand, Troy Gronsdahl, Ellen Moffat, and Kara Uzelman.

Linda Hanauer / The Dalton School  05/25/2011
Linda Hanauer is an artist and teacher. She teaches studio art, papermaking and bookbinding at The Dalton School in New York City.

Lu Jingren  03/15/2017
Lu Jingren has designed more than one thousand books, and is considered one of China's most influential book designers and illustrators. Lu Jingren's finest and most inventive works provide a modern response to the centuries-long traditions of both Chinese and Japanese book making.  Live translator - Yishu Wang