Tuesday, October 14, 2008


Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild Fair

Saturday, October 18: 10am-4pm
Holiday Inn on King (2nd Floor, King II, 370 King Street West, at Peter Street, Toronto)

BOOK ARTS FAIR includes access to the Vendors Room of the Guild of Book Workers 2008 Conference.

Admission is free and open to the public.

CBBAG’s Book Arts Fair offers a unique opportunity to explore a diverse range of practices within book arts from the craft of traditional bookbinding, conservation and repair, to innovative contemporary books. It features fine bookbinding, letterpress printing, private presses, one of a kind artists’ books, decorated papers, handmade paper and unique works that challenges the definition of the book form.

Showcasing the work of book artists from the Toronto area and regional CBBAG groups from across Canada: Hugh Walter Barclay (The Hellbox Press), Ruth Brown, Susan Carr, Martha Cole, Mira Coviensky, Rebecca Cowan, Tony Crowle, Isabella Chang Fong, Carolyn Eady, Martina Edmonson, Sue Globensky (for the Ottawa Press Gang), Audrey Hollinger (The Papertrail), Lucie Lapierre, Chum McLeod, Cathyrn Miller, Susan Mills, Stephen Murphy, Stefan Berg (OCAD), Claire Owen, William Rueter, St Armand Paper Mill/Editions Denise Lapointe, Toba Shapiro, Peter Sramek, Alan Stein, Don Taylor, Claire Van Vliet (Janus Press), Debbie Waker, Robert Wu

The Vendors Room is open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Book art suppliers from Canada, U.S.A. and Europe. For more information please contact

CBBAG at cbbag@cbbag.ca or call 416-581-1071.

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