Sunday, Oct 20th 1-4pm
This contemporary variation on the Long Stitch binding, developed by Carmencho Arrugui explores the structure, function and unlimited design possibilities of interlocking cover pages while using very simple materials: paper and thread. This is non-adhesive structure. Perfect for a sketchbook or journal.
An email with supply list and details will be sent to registrants prior to the class.
About 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.
Upcoming Bridget O’Malley Classes at Wet Paint: The Art of the Fold Workshop