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[BKARTS] Guild of Book Workers Standards of Excellence 2007, Dallas, TX

For GBW members, there is a full page article on page 6 of the February GBW newsletter announcing the 27th Annual Seminar on Standards of Excellence in Hand Bookbinding to be held Oct. 18 - 21 in North Texas at the American Airlines Training and Conference Center. http://aaconferencecenter.dolce.com/

Kitty Maryatt is the presenter for the Foundation Session (Oct. 18) focused on the issues faced making limited edition letterpress books.

Three plenary sessions (Oct. 19 - 21) feature the following presenters:
Chela Metzger - construction of medieval stationer's bindings, including the planning and execution of decoration, especially Spanish lacing patterns.
Roberta Lavador - Oregon-based book artist.
Stuart Brockman - demonstration of gold tooling on leather

One time slot will feature concurrent mini-sessions in which participants will select two sessions to attend based on their interest.

Full seminar details and local area tours will be announced in the June GBW newsletter and on the GBW web site. <http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw/>

Come on down to Texas; the weather is fantastic in October!

Julie Sullivan, president
GBW Lone Star Chapter


Peter D. Verheyen
Bookbinder & Conservator, PA - AIC
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