Events Archive

2017

Medieval Long and Link Stitch Bindings with Bill Hanscom

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting 2017

Collapsible Book Cradles with Tara O’Brien

Bird in Hands Collaborative Project Collation Party

Crisscross Bindings with Denise Carbon

Bookbinders, Beer and Bowling!

2016

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting 2016

The Farm, by Wendell Berry: Interpretive Bindings by Members of the Guild of Book Workers, FLP, Art Hallway Gallery, Parkway Central Library

Movables in a Book Format with Emily Martin

The Amazing Expandable Album Structure with Rosae Reeder

Conservation of 19th Century Cloth Publishers’ Bindings with Todd Pattison

Valentine Mail Art Project

Tunnel Book Workshop with Alice Austin

Marbling Class with Chena River Marblers

Bookbinders, Beer and Bowling!

2015

Upcycled: Bound Journals Transformed, Scott Memorial Library,Thomas Jefferson University

Historical Bindings in Paper with Bill Hanscom, July 25 & 26, 2015

Secret Letter Folding with Jana D’ambrogio, June 20, 2015

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting

The Atlas Imagined: A Collaborative Project Exhibit Opening April 10, 2015

Making Awls, Bone Tools, and Bone Objects with Jim Croft

Fast, Free, Friendly: Non-Adhesive Accordion with Pop-ups with Alice Austin

Show and Tell, February 22, 2-4 pm

Brass Clasp Workshop with Jeff Altepeter

Bookbinders, Beer & Bowling!

2014

Box Making with Valeria Kremser

Traditional Ethiopian Bookbinding or “What’s the difference between Coptic and Ethiopian bookbinding anyway?” with Bill Hanscom

The Atlas Imagined: A Collaborative Project Collation Party

Voynich Manuscript Lecture and Small Wonders Exhibition opening, The Library Company of Philadelphia

Making and Sharpening Knives: A Rational Approach with Jeff Peachey

Fast, Free, Friendly: Jacob’s Ladder Structure

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting

<3″ (three inches or less) handcrafted miniature books, Clarence Ward Art Library, Oberlin College

The Case for Leather: A “Fairly” Simple Leather-Spine Binding with Todd Pattison

Bookbinders, Beer & Bowling!

2013

Gold Tooling with Jamie Kamph

Collaborative Book Project: Secondary Colors Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Paper-covered Journal from a composition notebook with Jennifer Rosner

ABC Collaborative Book Project Exhibition Opening, Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central

Drum Leaf Binding Bee with Alice Austin & Jennifer Rosner
Sunday, May 19, The Library Company of Philadelphia

Wooden Board, Textile Spine Longstitch with Jim Croft

Making Awls, Bone Tools, and Bone Objects with Jim Croft

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting

Fast, Free, Friendly: Printmaking Techniques

Collaborative Book Project: Secondary Colors Exhibition at the Cabot Science Library at Harvard University

Collaborative Book Project Sharing Party
Sunday, January 13, The Library Company of Philadelphia

2012

Member’s Potluck with special guest Alicia Bailey
Monday, December 3, Alice Austin’s House

Collaborative Book Project: Secondary Colors Collation Party

Two Days, Two Boxes: A Workshop with Barbara Mauriello
Saturday, October 20 – Sunday, 21, University of the Arts 333 S. Broad St.

Multifarious Members Mile High Exhibit

Practical Origami Workshop with Bill Hanscom

Making an Artist’s Website: Websites using internet based editing platforms with Chris Thompson
Saturday, May 12, The Library Company of Philadelphia

Italian Ledger viewing at the University of Pennsylvania’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting

Laced and Tacketed Italian Account Books with Eileen Wallace

A Survey of Italian Ledger Bindings Lecture with Eileen Wallace
Friday, March 2, The Library Company of Philadelphia
Eileen Wallace, Visiting Assistant Professor in Printmaking and Book Arts at the University of Georgia, will discuss the results of her research regarding Italian ledger binding structures.

2011

Fast, Friendly, Free : Button-Making

Philadelphia Artists’ Books Travel to Venice: Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Members Exhibition- Venice, Italy

Binding Bee!

Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library Tour

Philadelphia Artists’ Books Travel to Venice: Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Members Exhibition- Philadelphia, PA

How do you Bind 3,000 Books in a Day?
Benjamin Bradley and the Art of Manufacturing Publishers‚ Cloth Bindings Lecture with Todd Pattison
Friday, May 31, The Library Company of Philadelphia
Although he was not the “first publishers’ binder” as he was sometimes credited, Benjamin Bradley was certainly the most successful bookbinding manufacturer in New England.Before his death in 1862 he employed 120 workers and was turning out 3,000 books a day.

An Introduction to Wire-Edge and Gutter-Wire Bindings with Graham Watson

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting
March 10, The Library Company of Philadelphia

2010

Fast, Free, Friendly: Paper Folding with Eriko Takihashi

Scaleboard Binding Workshop Taught by Julia Miller

The Nag Hammadi Codices: Single Quire Bindings

Early Book Structures and the Nag Hammadi Codices Lecture with Julia Miller
Friday, October 29, Library Company of Philadelphia

Fast, Friendly, Free: Faux Gold Labels

Morgan Tour

The Book as Architecture with Paul Johnson

The Book as Architecture Lecture with Paul Johnson
May 7, Library Company of Philadelphia

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting
March 24, Library Company of Philadelphia
See the Exhibit! Philadelphia on Stone: The First Fifty Years of Commercial Lithography, 1828-1878
Exhibit Curator, Erika Piola will give a gallery talk.

Building By The Book: Book Artists Respond to Architecture & Design

Fast, Friendly, Free: Paste Papers
January 16, Library Company of Philadelphia

2009

Book Paper Scissors

The Printed Page: Hand Printing Techniques with Pati Scobie

Fast, Friendly, Free: Sliding Card Folder & Magic Window

Hybrid Book Fair

Hedi Kyle Festschrift Presentation

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting

12th Century Coptic Binding Workshop

2008

Tips & Tricks for Book & Paper Conservation with Renate Mesmer
Saturday, May 3 & Sunday, May 4, The Library Company of Philadelphia

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting
March 19, The Library Company of Philadelphia

2007

The Nag Hammadi Codices: Single Quire Bindings with Julia Miller
Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30, The Library Company of Philadelphia

DVC Members Exhibit
September 28, 2007 to February 28, 2008The Library Company of Philadelphia

Fast, Friendly, Free: Tyvek covers with Graham Watson

Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Annual Meeting
March 21, The Library Company of Philadelphia

2005

The Book as Companion with  Hedi Kyle

How to Make Parchment with Jesse Meyer
Saturday, May 20 & Sunday May 21, Richard E Meyer & Sons Tannery, Montgomery, NY

2003

DVC Members Show
March, Rowan University, Glassboro NJ

2001

Word & Image into Simple Format with Claire Owen
Saturday, October 27 & Sunday, October 28, Claire Owen’s Studio

Ephrata Cloisters and The Hans Herr House Tour
Saturday, October 13

Fall Pot Luck
Saturday, Sept 29, Alice’s House

Paper Lithography with James Englebart
May 23, The University of the Arts

Making Carousel Books with Emily Martin
May 9, The University of the Arts

Making Leather Long-stitch books with Patty Hammarstedt
Wednesday, April 25, The University of the Arts

DVC Short Meeting
Wednesday, April 25, The Library Company of Philadelphia

2000

Sharpening and Making Tools by Hand with Jim Croft
Saturday, June 24 & Sunday, June 25

“From the Ground Up, Building the Book”, a Visual and Theatrical Presentation by Jim Croft
Friday, June 23

Gold Tooling on Leather with Glen Ruzicka

Watercolor Marbling an Introductory Workshop with Iris Nevins
Saturday, March 18, The Center for Innovative Print and Paper, Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University

1999

Binding Workshop with Nancy Nitzberg
Saturday, September 25, Nancy Nitzberg’s Studio

1997

Structural Investigations with Hedi Kyle
Saturday, November 15, Hedi’s Studio

Book Arts in the Pacific Northwest a lecture Sandra Kroupa, Rare Book Librarian at the University of Washington Seattle
Tuesday, November 11, The University of the Arts

Open Slide Carousel
Thursday, October 9, Nexus Gallery

A Postcard Box with Barbara Mauriello
Saturday, April 26, Claire Owen’s Studio

Teflon Folders with Hedi Kyle & Denise Carbone
Thursday, May 15, Nexus Gallery

Jigs and Tools
Thursday, April 10, Nexus Gallery

Material and Sources
Thursday, March 13, Nexus Gallery

Chapter 1: The First Exhibition of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers
Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Frances Loeb Library
January 15- February 28

1996

A Postcard Box with Barbara Mauriello
Saturday, October 26, Claire Owen’s Studio

Headbands and Other Fixings with Hedi Kyle
Saturday, September 28, Nexus Gallery

Chapter 1:The First Exhibition of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Opening
Tuesday, September 10, University of Pennsylvania, Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

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