Volume XX | September 2017
Next Meeting

Thurs., Sept. 14, 2017

Meeting at 10 AM, Program at 11 AM:
Artist, bookmaker and teacher Amanda Beekhuizen is a Tucson artist, bookmaker and teacher. She co-runs Tiny Tim Gallery and teaches at a Reggio-inspired elementary school. Her process is one of creating meaning through making.  www.amandabeekhulzen.com

Save the date! Thurs., Oct. 12, 2017 Program: Lyn Hart
From September through May, PaperWorks meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at St. Philips in the Hills Church, East Murphey Gallery. PaperWorks meetings are open to members, guests and the public at no charge. Summer meeting times and locations vary. Directions to St. Philips and updates at www.paperworks.info
Bobbie's News

Welcome back to another season of PaperWorks friends and creativity. A couple of quick previews:
Oro Valley has a wonderful collection of public art throughout the town, and offers a free guided art tour of these treasures. We have reserved a private tour for PaperWorks members on Tuesday, October 17, 12:45 -3pm. Sign up at our September 14 meeting or contact Bobbie at wilsonbobbie@hotmail.com . And remember, guests are welcome at our monthly meetings.
Last fall, Helen Baribeau and I went to the Friends of Dard Hunter Annual Conference and had a great experience. Ask us about it. This year's meeting is in Atlanta friendsofdardhunter.org .
As we consider a Show and Sell for this year, we need a location - please contact Norma Galindo at ngalindo49@q.com if you have suggestions.
Get ready for the Big Postcard Exchange Display at our September meeting! Contact Sue Agnew, co-ordinator, with any questions:  agnew.sue@comcast.net
And if you'd like to hold a Creative Circle or Salon in the East Murphey Gallery after the Sept. meeting, contact wilsonbobbie@hotmail.com by Mon., Sept. 11.

Bobbie Wilson

Looking ahead - September

  • Email or mail postcard to your secret pal and reveal your identity!
  • Bring your postcards to the Sept. meeting
  • Bring extra at supplies an magazines to Sept. meeting for Sister Jose Center

Have a question about PaperWorks? Looking for Members’ Gallery, resources or updates? Check us out at  www.paperworks.info

Board news

Membership for July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018 is now due. Thank you to over half of our members that have already paid. Remember that you must be a current member to register for any Paper Play classes or Workshops. 
Membership can be paid via the website, by mail or at the September meeting. Check out the link below:
Thank you!

Linda Penny, Membership Chair
Workshops - sneak preview!    

Get ready - A most inspiring group of fall and spring workshop presenters want you to create right beside them. First up is Kay Khan in November -  kaykhanart.com  

Linda Kern 

PaperPlay - More Classes Added!

So many offerings, and many more to come! Pull out your calendar and check the dates for postings.  2017-2018 Classes - October Highlights:
Oct. 23 with Linda Abare Illuminated Letters - Embossed Pewter
Member Spotlight

Barbara Cowlin

I’m participating in Glow! a nighttime art experience here in Oracle at the Triangle L Ranch.
You're invited!
Glow! dates: Four evenings, Sept. 9&30 and Oct. 6&7, from 7-11pm. www.trianglelranch.com/glow  Tickets can be purchased online. My work will be in the Adobe Barn Gallery on the property. 
Classes Offered by PW Members

Helen Baribeau  

Next Western Papermaking Class will be held on Friday Sept 1 and Friday Sept 8.
Students make over one hundred sheets of paper on average.
Offering cotton and abaca pulp.
More classes will be available in the fall when it cools off a bit.
Contact me for details! Helen   hb1098@earthlink.net 
Mary Ellen Palmeri
Mary Ellen moderates Origami LAFF, a fun-loving paper-folding club meeting on the 3rd Sunday each month from 1-4pm at the Nanini branch library. Meetings are free, open to the public. Next meeting: Sun., Sept. 17.    www.facebook.com/OrigamiLAFF.Tucson 

I teach in Pima County Branch Libraries all year:   library origami classes 
Creative Circles
Check Paperworks.info/creative-circles for a list of current Creative Circles. Contact Melinda Collins-Knick cc@paperworks.info for more info. New members welcome!

Forming a Circle is easy:
Make a list of techniques you are interested in exploring or refining
Email your list to Melinda, who will send you an email with potential members
A Creative Circles Meet and Greet will following the October Meeting to meet with other members and establish meeting times and locations.

As a kick start to your creative process, consider these existing Circle Topics :
Book Arts – Renegade Bookbinders, 100 + Book Bindings, New Bookmaker
Anything Goes!, Eastside Circle.
Paper and Thread
I-Phonography/Digital Arts

And these suggested Circle Topics: Marbling, Non-Press printing Techniques, Postcards and Paper Clay or Regional Groups – Westside, Central, Northwest, South

Members of existing Creative Circles are invited to show off your efforts at the September and October Meetings, especially if you are welcoming new members.
Sister Jose Women's Center 
Do you have time to help lead a class at Sister Jose? Could you set aside art supply extras to bring to the Sept. meeting? Do you have an extra pair of "readers" to keep in the art tub? Awesome volunteer experiences at sisterjose.org Call me, I'm your link to Sister Jose! RuthiE Neilan  ruthieneilan@comcast.net
Artist looking for live-in studio/casita

Book artist/printmaker and Pima Community College adjunct professor, Maria Lee seeks small studio/casita in Tucson to live and make art in. I can afford up to $350/mo plus I am able to offer exceptional house/petsitting/property management services to offset some rent.

Prefer Oct. 1, but flexible. References upon request. Please reach me at: marialee62@gmail.com


Traveling this fall? Exciting fall classes in the LA area, San Francisco (SF) and along the west coast

and here's the latest from San Diego Book Arts

submitted by Krista Neis
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