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Rocky Mountain Events



<bigger>Thanks to all who sent calendar information for the Rocky
Mountain Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Newsletter. For those who
are interested, here's what's going on in our area:


Now - May 3: Denver, CO: "Explorations and Transformations: Fine Bindings
and Artist's Books by Laura Wait" at the Doyle and Margaret Hartman
Exhibit Gallery, Dayton Memorial Library, Regis University, 50th and
Lowell. Opening reception: February 20, 4-7PM.


Now - June 11: Boulder, CO: "Judging a Book by Its Cover," an exhibit of
selected Publisher's Bindings from the Norlin Library's Special
Collections. Norlin Library Room N2345, University Libraries, University
of Colorado at Boulder.


April 10-11: Salt Lake City, UT: Paper and Fabric Marbling Workshop with
Galen Berry. Beginning Class, Friday, April 10, noon-5PM. Intermediate
Class, Saturday, April 11,  noon-5PM. University of Utah, Rm 361, Art &
Art History Department. $65/day or $100/2 days. Class size is limited.
Contact: Georgia: 801/377-0731; e-mail: <<robngeo@itsnet.com>.


April 23-25: Salt Lake City, UT: Diane von Arx Anderson will teach a
workshop on decorated capital letter systems and historical layering
techniques with gouache, ink, and gold illumination. Cost: $95. Ms.
Anderson will also be lecturing at the University of Utah Marriott
Library Room 1715 on April 23, 7:30PM. Contact: Lana Jardine:
801/756-2868.


May 2: Santa Fe, NM: "Creative Book Structures" with Priscilla Spitler.
Museum of Fine Arts, 9-4:30. Contact: Pam Smith: 505/827-6477.


May 9-10: Denver, CO: "Millimeter Binding," a workshop by Priscilla
Spitler. Fee: $180-200. Contact: Laura Wait: 303/480-0172 or Pam Barrios:
801/378-2988.


May 8-11: Santa, ID: "Old Ways of Hand Papermaking," a workshop with Neal
Bonham and Suzanne Ferris in rural North Idaho amonst rustic dwellings.
$280. Contact: Jim Croft, Traditional Hand, PO Box 211, Santa, ID
83866.


May 13-15: Santa, ID: "Old Ways of Hemp and Flax Processing for Thread
and Papermaking," a workshop with Jim Croft in rural North Idaho amonst
rustic dwellings. $175. Contact: Jim Croft, Traditional Hand, PO Box 211,
Santa, ID 83866.


May 17-19: Santa, ID: "Old Ways of Hands making Hand Tools most
especially for Bookbinding," a workshop with Jim Croft in rural North
Idaho amonst rustic dwellings. $175. Contact: Jim Croft, Traditional
Hand, PO Box 211, Santa, ID 83866.


May 21-24: Santa, ID: "Old Ways of making Wooden Book Boards with
Clasps," a workshop with Jim Croft in rural North Idaho amonst rustic
dwellings. $240. Contact: Jim Croft, Traditional Hand, PO Box 211, Santa,
ID 83866


May 21 - July 3: Denver, CO: "Pens and Needles" at the Denver Public
Library. Contact: Steve Hansen, Denver Public Library, Central Library,
10 W 14th Ave, Denver, CO 80204; 303/640-6410.


June: Salt Lake City, UT: Workshop series: Children's Make-a-Book
Workshop, Calligraphy Evenings, and Book Arts for Educators. June
weekends. Contact: Marriott Library Book Arts Program: 801/585-6168.


June 5 - July 23: Salt Lake City, UT: "Westward Bound, a Juried Exhibit
Celebrating the Book Arts in the West" at the Finch Lane Gallery. Opening
Reception: June 5, 6-8PM. A catalogue will be available. Contact:
Westward Bound, Rare Book Division, Marriott Library, University of Utah,
295 S 1500 E Rm Dock, Salt Lake City, UT 84112.


June 9-16, 16-23: Albuquerque, NM: "Literally Letters," a week long
workshop in calligraphy taught by various practitioners at Ghost Ranch.
$410 for one week or $790 for both weeks includes tuition, room, and
board. For a course catalogue contact: Ghost Ranch Conference Center,
HC77, Box 11, Albuquerque, NM 87510; 505/685-4333. For other questions
contact: Nancy Culmone, General Delivery, Mosquero, NM 87733;
505/673-2406.


June 12: Salt Lake City, UT: "Making a Living as a Book Artist," a panel
discussion at the Finch Lane Gallery, 7PM. Guest panelists include Edwina
Leggett, artist book dealer and Dianne Reeves, professional book artist.
Contact: Westward Bound, Rare Book Division, Marriott Library, University
of Utah, 295 S 1500 E Rm Dock, Salt Lake City, UT 84112.


June 12-13: Salt Lake City, UT: Handmade paper workshop with Dianne
Reeves. Contact: Westward Bound, Rare Book Division, Marriott Library,
University of Utah, 295 S 1500 E Rm Dock, Salt Lake City, UT 84112.


June 15-28: Salt Lake City, UT: "Claire Van Vliet, 1998 Summer Artist
Book Intensive" as part of the Marriott Library Book Arts Program at the
University of Utah. Contact: 801/585-6168.


July 5-10: Taos, NM: "Book Arts and Applied Creativity," a workshop
designed to renew and develop creative abilities through the construction
of simple handbound books taught by Edi Klingner. Graduate credit
available upon request. $650 includes tuition, materials, room, and
board. Contact: Taos Creative Book Arts, 160 Estrada Maya, Santa Fe, NM
87501; 505/983-8104.


July 18, 25, August 1, 8: Bisbee, AZ: Hand Bound Journal Workshop with
Pat Baldwin. Contact: Pat Baldwin, PO Box 1711, Bisbee, AZ 85603; phone:
502/432-5924; e-mail: <<patbooks@primenet.com>.


August 7-8: Cedar City, UT: "Elizabethan Bookbinding" 16th century limp
vellum binding workshop with Pam Barrios. This workshop is being
presented in conjunction with the Utah Shakespearean Festival and
includes the Friday evening performance of "All's Well That Ends Well."
$125 + materials. University credit available. Space is limited. Contact:
Lydia Johnson, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Southern Utah University,
351 W Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720; 435/586-5432; e-mail:
<<museums@suu.edu>; website:
<<http://www.suu.edu/WebPages/MuseumGaller/workshops/elizbind.html>.


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Christopher McAfee

Conservation

Harold B. Lee Library

Brigham Young University

phone: 801/378-8359

fax: 801/378-6708

Chris_McAfee@byu.edu



"On foot you will find that the earth

is still satisfyingly large and full

of beguiling nooks and crannies."


-Wendell Berry


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