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November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018
November 17-18, Saturday & Sunday, 10 am-4 pm
Miniature books are challenging to make because of their size limitations. However, just like when designing any other book, all the elements of a book, structure, media, paper, etc., need to be carefully thought out and work harmoniously. Come and create a wonderful array of miniature books, using both traditional and experimental book structures. An assortment of techniques will be employed, from pop-ups to sewing, from simple to complex structures, Some books will be to complemented with a case specific to the particular piece and some books will be created with content that you bring to class.
Maria G. Pisano is a book artist, curator and educator. Her oeuvre, encompassing prints, works on paper and artists’ books, are published under the Memory Press imprint. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, in museums and galleries. Her book Hècatombe 9-11 and the three accompanying prints from the deluxe edition – Night Before the Day, Skeletal Remains and Waiting Urns, have been selected by The National September 11 Memorial Museum. In April 2016 she delivered the illustrated lecture Hidden Voice of Making Books at the Library of Congress, and in 2018 she is delivering a lecture at the College Book Arts Association Conference.
Tuition: $325 members / $350 non-members. Become a member.