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VABC’s “Bad” Hamlet: Collaborative Project 2015

VABC’s “Bad” Hamlet: Collaborative Project 2015

Join Us for the Project Launch Party Cupcakes and bubbly, upstairs in the new showcase space Thursday, April 23, 2015 5:30PM at VABC 2125 Ivy Road, Charlottesville Framework for the 2015 Annual Members Project This year’s member collaboration is an artists’ book production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, staged in time to commemorate the 400th anniversary year […]

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April 2015 Newsletter: VABC's Specimen Days

April 2015 Newsletter: VABC’s Specimen Days

“If I do it at all I must delay no longer,” wrote Walt Whitman at the start of his collected prose work, Specimen Days. He was describing the somewhat haphazard organization of his late-life book. Incongruous and full of skips and jumps as is that huddle of diary-jottings, war-memoranda of 1862–’65, Nature-notes of 1877–’81, with Western […]

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Hand Binding with Leather – May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 2015

Hand Binding with Leather – May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 2015

Hand Binding with Leather (*UVa Education Benefit eligible) Mondays, 6-8pm – May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 2015 Instructor: Dean Dass Fee: $400 VABC Member / $450 for non-members and UVa certification Led by artist and bookmaker Dean Dass, participants will gain a working understanding of the fundamental concepts in codex construction. These basic principles are then […]

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Printmaking With Purpose

Printmaking With Purpose

Printmaking With Purpose (*UVa Education Benefit eligible) Sundays, 1-3pm on May 31, June 7, 14 & 21st (Four 2-hour sessions) Instructor: Josef Beery Printmaking allows us to share an original work of art with many through the creation of multiples. Relief printmaking (printing from a wood or linoleum block) is the oldest of the many […]

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