April PSBA Updates

3 Apr 2022 1:21 PM | Anonymous

Greetings and Happy Spring, PSBA Members!

Covid Protocol:  Many organizations are lifting restrictions that were put in place during the height of the Covid pandemic.   In an abundance of caution, we are leaving mask requirements to the discretion of workshop hosts and facilitators, as well as to the individuals themselves.  In addition, proof of vaccination will be at the discretion of a workshop host. 

SAVE THE DATE!  The 2022 PSBA Members' Exhibition Opening Reception will be Saturday June 11th, 2-4 pm. It’s that time of year and all members will be receiving a flurry of emails about our upcoming exhibition.  It is so exciting to announce that we are planning an in person reception this year.  We can’t wait to enjoy the camaraderie of gathering together to celebrate the Book Arts!   Keep your eyes posted for details and we look forward to many submissions.   Remember, the deadline for submissions is April 22nd!  Be sure to visit the Exhibition Prospectus as well as the PSBA website calendar to keep up with events as they unfold.

Etiquette for Marketing Artist Books: A Conversation with Catherine Alice Michaelis is Wednesday, April 6th from 4-5pm via Zoom.  The event is free but registration is required. 

Botanizing Hope: An Altered Book Botanical Journal.  There are still spaces available for this workshop Saturday, April 30th , 10am-4pm at Becky Frehse' Studio.  Click here to find out more about the workshop and to register!

Around the “Sound”:   Science Stories is now open at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.  This beautiful setting, nestled in a wooded area, is a perfect venue to showcase this work. Wild/Life is on display at Collins Library and the Library is now open Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm for the general public. Monday - Thursdays:  8:00 am to 8:00 pm.  Bainbridge Museum has a major book arts show that is on view all spring.   Many of our members will be attending CODEX Book Fair in California and we are excited to receive reports from the exhibition hall during their visits.

Cunning Curiosities, The Minature Book: For those who attended and for those who could not attend, but wish they had, Pat Chupa has created a pdf file of the works created during her February workshop,   You may view the work by the artists who attended by clicking on this link.

Retreat:  The PSBA Board is planning a retreat on May 23rd.  If you have ideas or concerns you would like us to address, just let us know!

Membership:  A gentle reminder to renew your membership to take advantage of all our programs and events and support the book arts!


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Please contact us at psbanews@gmail.com  to learn more about the Puget Sound Book Artists or if you have a question about our organization!

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