Bookbinding evening class with Angie Butler starting 29th April

5-week evening class at Bower Ashton
Led by Angie Butler, limited to 8 participants
Dates: 5-week evening class commencing Tues 29 April – Tues 27 May 2014
Times: 2.5 Hours per week 5.30p.m – 8.00p.m.
Location: The Print Centre, Bower Ashton Campus, UWE.
Price: £190 full price/ £152 concessionary rate. Includes basic materials and equipment, teas, coffees, and biscuits.
This evening course offers an introduction to book making and artists’ books: by looking at hard copy examples of artists’ books from the special collection at CFPR, and following step by step demonstrations covering at least five different bindings and/or techniques – such as simple pamphlet stitch, Japanese stab binding, a concertina book with a sculpted case bound cover, to hard back binding. Perfect for those who have little or no experience in bookbinding and artists’ books, or who just need a refresher.
The course fee covers all basic materials, tea and coffees. Bookbinding tools will be provided for use, and are also available to buy for future work.
Angie is a multidisciplinary artist, producing artists’ books and printed matter with letterpress and hand typed text. She holds masters degrees in both Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking (specialising in artists’ books) and Visual Culture: Fine Art. Angie is a current PhD student working with Sarah Bodman and Tom Sowden, in the Book Arts area at CFPR, UWE, investigating how we learn to design and create artists’ books through letterpress.
Awarded two prizes for her artists’ books: the Sheffield Book Arts Prize (Student Prize) 2009, and the Agassi Book Arts Prize, UWE, 2011; Angie’s work is held in both UK, and international private and public collections. Over the past few years, Angie has been involved with various artists’ books exhibitions, symposiums and conferences organised by Sarah and Tom: plus collaborative projects and events as part of CocoLLab, with Caseroom Press, and The School Of The Arts Institute, Chicago and The Minnesota Center For Book Arts, USA.
Find out more about Angie and her work at: http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/people.htm
Any questions on the course content e-mail: angie.butler@uwe.ac.uk
Bookings e-mail Jesse Heckstall-Smith: jesse.heckstall-smith@uwe.ac.uk

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