NBG Celebrated Book-Giving
Morris Thompson Holiday Bazaar
Thanks to all who came to Morris Thomson Cultural and Visitors Center to support the Guild's festive table of gift offerings at last weekend's bazaar. Included in this year's offerings were tools cases, plant presses, ceramic brush bowls, and - of course, an amazing array of books! Thank you, all!
Your Book Arts Guild wishes you
Happy Holiday Season!
We look forward to a New Year of exciting new activities at our Program Meetings, Book Exchanges, Workshops and Studio Sessions. Our next Program Meeting is Sunday, January 27, 1-3pm. We look forward to seeing you there!
Renew your NBG membership for 2019 here.
New Exhibit at UAF Rasmuson Library
Fall Flora & the Artist's Book
Books Inspired by Andie Thrams
In August 2018 Andie Thrams, former Alaskan and well known book artist now living in California, came to Fairbanks to teach a workshop in our NBG studio. For three days, workshop participants explored Andie's techniques in drawing, watercolor, calligraphy, pen and ink. Artists were inspired by a walk through the boreal forest, and the books in this display reflect the participants' love of the local landscape, as well as the breadth of Andie's inspiration. Stop by to see these beautiful books.
Thanks to the following artists for lending their books:
Dawn Marie Crass,
Nancy Hausle-Johnson, and
Mary Bee Kaufman.
Guild members have been busy creating the elegant casements that will house IMRINTS, the first publication of Northwoods Press. Twice a week volunteers join in the studio to produce the casements. We work one step at a time, making all 35 casements in assembly-line style of production. It's not too late to join and participate in this very gratifying community project. We meet on most Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-5pm.
Announcements of work sessions come to your mailbox as NBG NOTES. If you are already signed up, you will continue to receive the notices.
to join us!
... AND OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
UAF WinterMESTER Workshops
Botanical Art: What Color is Winter?
with Karen Stomberg
January 5, 6 and 7
Very few spaces still available.
3D Book Making- Box Books
January 11, 12, and 13
with Margo Klass
Class is full but will be repeated in June 2019.
Newport Paper Book Arts Festival
April 26-28, 2019
Festival brochure available on Feb.1, email
with subject line
'2019 NPABF brochure email list'
You can also download at
More information available in January
Focus on Book Arts
June 26-30, 2019
The Focus on Book Arts Conference is coming!
The full schedule and workshop details will be available in mid-January. Registration begins on March 4, 2019.
NORTHWOODS BOOK ARTS GUILD
NBG Program Meeting
Sunday, January 27 1-3pm
Book Exchange Theme: Found objects
Imprints Work Sessions
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-5pm
Notifications and other information
by NBG Notes.
to receive notifications.
More details to come in the Newsletter and on our website!
Need bookmaking tools?
A fine selection is available at If Only...a fine store!
215 Cushman Street, Fairbanks
Learn about and support Northwoods Book Arts Guild!