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The Progress of the Book



       The Progress of the Book

       An exhibition of artists books at

       Center for Book Arts
       626 Broadway, 5th floor
       New York City

       On view: January 17, 1997 through March 29, 1997

       Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 am to 6 pm; Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm

       Opening Reception: Friday, January 17 , 1997
       6 pm to 8 pm

       Reception includes a demonstration of gold tooling by
       Terence Buckley, Senior Lecturer, London College of Printing

     The Center for Book Arts is pleased to present an exhibition of artists books created by students and faculty
of the London College of Printing. This exhibition includes contemporary interpretations of traditional binding
techniques such as wooden board covers, Islamic bindings, Coptic, Japanese, vellum, leather and design
bindings. The London College of Printing & Distributive Trades is one of five colleges that make up the London
Institute in England. Since 1986, the College has been teaching bookmaking courses in artists' books and one-
of-a-kind books, fine printing, binding and publishing.
      Participating artists include Terence Buckley and Mike Brunwin,  instructors of the College whose works
include medieval, traditional, and design bindings; as well as  Nick Cowlishaw, Howard Milrose,  Ayshea
Dolan,  James Yardley,  Alexandra Bruce,  David Burgess,  Paul Turner,  Susan Crossley,  Robert Lambert,
Tracey Cloutier,  Marta Belzuz,  John Croft, Maria Hernandez,  Rachael Hazel,  Nissa Hossack, Diane
Young,  Don Lowe,  Daphne Plessner,  Anna Ashford,  Christine Storey,  Peter Spain,  Veronica Lam,
Jackie Bradshaw-Price,   Rebecca De'ath,  Vassiliki Vlachou,  Maria Fernandes, and  Randel Wilbraham-
Baker, students of the Higher National Diploma in Design Bookbinding.

For further information contact Brian Hannon at 212 460-9768.


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