BETH LEE

Calligrapher | Book Artist

Resources & Links: Book Arts

The Most Comprehensive

Book Arts Web Site

Peter Verheyen's Book Arts Web is the most comprehensive site imaginable for book artists. This site includes a Catalogue of Available Artist's Books, Book Arts Gallery, Book Arts Links, and information about the Book Arts Listserv, which he moderates.

Individual Book Artists

Master Book Artists

Organizations

Educational opportunities

There are classes available at the centers for the book arts listed under "Organizations". Additionally, classes are available in these venues:

  • Garage Annex School for Book Arts, run by Daniel Kelm and Greta Sybley in Easthampton, Massachusetts, offers a wide range of workshops by excellent instructors year-round.
  • BookWorks in Asheville, North Carolina, offers classes and workshop throughout the year in bookbinding, printmaking and decorativve paper.
  • Pyramid Atlantic contemporary art center offers book arts classes throughout the year.
  • Camp Cheerio often hosts Monique Lallier and other book arts instructors in the spring and fall each year.
  • Wells Book Arts Summer Institute, at Wells College in Aurora, New York, offers two week-long sessions in each summer, with a choice of printmaking and book arts classes.

Online Tutorials

Manuscript Books Online

Links to manuscript books online including:
  • Historical manuscript books
  • Oriental manuscripts
  • Miscellaneous collections
  • Contemporary journals
  • Contemporary book arts exhibits

Bookbinding Structures

Tunnel Books, in particular