Category Archives: exhibitions

Guild 15 17 Sept – 10 Oct

Catalogue coverAn exhibition of recent works by Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild members at Canberra Civic Library – Mezzanine Gallery.

32 works of fine, contemporary, creative, challenging hand bookbinding

Civic Library opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am – 5.30pm Saturday 10am to 4pm

Download or view the Guild 15 Catalogue 1.95MB

 

Guild 14 – Bind Challenge and Other Works – 19 Sept to 11 Oct

An exhibition of recent works by Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild members at Canberra Civic Library – Mezzanine Gallery.

33 works of fine, contemporary, creative, challenging hand bookbinding

Download the catalogue cover pageGuild14 Catalogue (1.9Mb)

Civic Library opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am – 5.30pm Saturday 10am to 4pm

 

Cuthbertson Rides Again 14 March – 12 April 2014

The NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders and the Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild present

                    Cuthbertson – Ballads and Verses Bound

An exhibition of Australian Fine Design Bindings incorporating original text blocks from the 1912 edition of James Lister Cuthbertson’s Barwon Ballads and School Verses 

CIVIC LIBRARY MEZZANINE GALLERY – LONDON CIRCUIT, CANBERRA

Mondays – Fridays 1000AM–530PM – Saturdays 1000AM–400PM

 

Fabienne 1  Fabienne 2 First Prize Fabienne Devillard Nicolaj (ACT) 
Diane  Diane 2 Second Prize Diane Kelly (NSW) 
Rosemarie Jeffers Palmer  Rosemarie 2 Third Prize Rosemarie Jeffers-Palmer (NSW) 
 Vicki 1  Vicki 2 Highly Commended Vicki Woolley (ACT) 

 

 

Book Art Object exhibition until 28 Nov

Book Art Object

Photos of exhibition space and books can be viewed here.

Library Gallery, UNSW Canberra (ADFA), Northcott Drive, Campbell, Canberra
17 October – 28 November

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Book Art Object an exhibition of Australian and International artists’ books made by the Book Art Object (BAO) project in response to British artist Sarah Bodman’s book project.

This selection from 100 books showcases an exciting variety of creative, portable approaches to the book as art. BAO is an informal group of book artists scattered around the globe. Under the BAO banner artists make small editions of handmade artists’ books in response to texts and exchange them with each other. Caren Florance and Terence Uren worked on two stories each, and the books that they have received in return form the exhibition.

 

Vicki W

Trad_Alt – entries selected by Di Fogwell

Di Fogwell has selected the following entries:

 
(a) best traditional Binding

 Rosemary Jeffers-Palmer

“Along the Track with Crosbie Morrison” (Catalogue No.11)

(b) best alternative binding

 Terence Uren

“Leaves of Irony” (Catalogue No.23)

(c) judge’s two personal favourites

 Dario Castello

“The Two Fires”

for the cover (Catalogue No.34)

Helen Jensma

“Worms Wood Book”

for inspiration/imagination (Catalogue No. 37)

Wood Worm Book