March PSBA Updates

8 Mar 2022 1:29 PM | Anonymous

Hi Everyone,

The Ides of March are almost upon us and it's time to take advantage of everything the PSBA has to offer!  For all of these events, visit the PSBA Calendar to find out more or to register!

March 12:  How to Have A Good Mail Day: Discover the Joys of Mail Art

We are pleased to welcome special guest Jennie Hinchcliff, co-author of the book Good Mail Day: A Primer for Eye Popping Post.  Jennie will introduce us to the history of mail art and share her long involvement in this art form. For the price of a postage stamp, Mail Art is available to every artist at every level.  This event is free but Registration is required.  


As a member of PSBA you are invited to participate in the 2022 PSBA Annual Exhibition.  This year's suggested theme is Peaks and Valleys. Peaks and Valleys invoke many connotations.  We encourage members to explore their own highs and lows, literal and metaphorical.   Click Here to view the entire Prospectus online, including photography dates and other important information, or to obtain a printable pdf of the prospectus. 

March 25:  An Open Case Presentation by Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, 12:00-1:00 via Zoom.

Join us in viewing a selection of art books from our friends at Vamp and Tramp Booksellers. We remember the days when Vamp and Tramp made their annual west coast tour and stopped at Collins Memorial Library. We were so fortunate to be able to view and the handle books in person. For now, we’re experiencing the next best option via Zoom. Grab your lunch and settle in to savor the richness of creativity and ingenuity that comes each time we see how artists interpret topics or themes in brand-new ways.  This event is free but Registration is required. 

March 27: Photography Sessions open for those members needing to get their work photographed for the 2022 PSBA Members' Exhibition.  Choose between two days in March and April, courtesy of Collins Library and Curatorial Team Member, Rachel Watson.  These sessions are free, but Registration is required.

April 30: Botanizing Hope: An Altered Botanical Journal,

Botanizing Hope is a workshop in which an altered book can become a personal archive of life in a changing climate.  In this workshop, participants will learn basic techniques for altering a book to use as a journal in which to record observations of the natural world.  Join Puget Sound book artist, Lou Cabeen as she leads this intriguing workshop. Space is limited and Registration is required for this workshop.

February 21-April 21:  Guild of Book Workers Triannual Exhibition: Wildllife

And last but not least, be sure to visit Collins Library, the University of Puget Sound, to see this remarkable exhibition featuring approximately 50 works by Guild members.  For more information on the exhibition, visit the Collins Library website.


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