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“The Art of the Fold”: Innovative Book and Paper Structures created by Hedi Kyle taught by Bridget O’Malley – Enclosures

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Based on the book The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol

Sunday, May 19th 1-4 pm


In this class:  Enclosures

Seven unique enclosures to complete our journey through The Art of the Fold. Wrappers, slipcases and envelopes to protect and enhance your books or precious object collections.

In The Art of the Fold, paper and book artist Bridget O’Malley will take you through the 36 projects featured in this wonderful and beautiful book. From “flag books” to “blizzard books,” “fishbones” to “nesting” boxes, you’ll master these many unique structures created by Kyle. Bridget has taken some workshops with Hedi over the years, at MCBA, Paper & Book Intensive, and Guild of Bookworkers Seminars.

Note: Students are encouraged to purchase their own copy of The Art of the Fold. Because of copyright restrictions, photocopies of instructions will not be provided at class.


Bridget HeadshotAbout the artist

Bridget O’Malley is a master papermaker and co-­owner of Cave Paper Inc., a handmade paper mill specializing in natural ­dyed flax papers. She is an adjunct professor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She offers book, paper, and print workshops around the country. She studied paper making with MacArthur Fellow, Timothy Barrett at the University of Iowa Center for the Book Research and Production Paper Facilities. While there she completed a five ­year papermaking apprenticeship. She also received her MA and MFA in printmaking from the University of Iowa. Her artwork focuses on forms found in nature, and bringing those to life through the interplay of print, paper, and sculpture. She received a Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist grant in 1998, and more recently she was awarded the 2012 Minnesota Book Artist Award.

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May 19
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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