Our Summer 2005 issue featured Book Arts, Collage, and Assemblage, and our
April/May 2008 issue has the theme of Paper. We’ve compiled a list of resources
that have been useful for Fiberarts staff and some of the artists we
worked with on these issues. Updated December 1, 2009.
Books About Book Arts, Collage, and Assemblage
Magazines and Videos About Book Arts, Collage, and Assemblage
Book Arts on the Web
Collage on the Web
Book Arts Centers and Classes
Dieu Donné An artist workspace dedicated to the creation, promotion, and preservation of contemporary art in the hand-papermaking process. Located in New York City, the organization is known for its artist collaborations.
Friends of Dard Hunter A forum for exchanging information about the art, craft, history, science, and technology of papermaking, the book arts, and other interests of Dard Hunter (1883–1966), a private press printer, paper historian, author, collector, and museum director. The organization has an annual conference.
Papermaking The nonprofit organization Hand Papermaking publishes
a quarterly newsletter and biannual magazine; both include information and resources
on historical and contemporary papermaking. Its website has resources and links.
Paper Guild of Southwest Michigan
In 1992, the Handmade Paper Guild of Southwest Michigan was founded to share a
love for and knowledge of this historic craft and versatile, evolving art form.
Contemporary trends are explored and diverse techniques are enjoyed through meetings,
workshops and other activities.
Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists An international
organization (founded in Switzerland) to facilitate and encourage an international
exchange of ideas and to share information about hand papermaking.
Kalamazoo Book Arts
A nonprofit organization founded by a group of artists and writers who have joined
together to create a workshop and learning center to further book design and its
related arts. We offer classes in book printing and binding, printmaking, hand
papermaking, and creative writing.
Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
A forum for hand papermakers dedicated to advancing papermaking skills and improving
the quality of handmade paper. Our members maintain files, databases, and other
resources with this purpose in mind. List members include professional papermakers,
newbies, and lots of folks in between.
Located at the Institute of Paper Science and Technology at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, the museum features a collection of more than 2,000 books and more than 10,000 watermarks, papers, tools, machines, and manuscripts. Special exhibits feature traditional and contemporary work involving handmade paper.
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