Hayley Ferber – Introduction to Artist Books

InstructorHayley Ferber
Skill LevelBeginner
Length of Workshop3 days
Date (s)Wednesday–Friday, June 26-28, 2024
Cost$175 per day x 3 days + $60 Material Fee
Total Price of Workshop$585

Workshop Description:

Introduction to Artist Books explores a variety of methods and materials that will be used to create a series of artist books. Over the course of 3 days, students will learn and practice different bookbinding structures, the art of Suminagashi paper marbling, and basic block printing techniques. At the end of the workshop students will have created a library of artist books, structure models, and decorated papers to take home for further creation.

Materials/equipment to be provided by students:

  • Decorative paper
  • Favorite drawing or painting supplies (colored pencils, markers, etc.)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • X-Acto/Olfa knives
  • Linoleum cutter kit

See Materials Glossary for definitions and images

Materials/equipment to be provided by instructor:

  • Awls
  • Bone folders
  • Watercolor paper
  • Copy paper
  • Binding needles
  • Waxed thread
  • Canson watercolor paper
  • Bokuundo marbling ink
  • Pink rubber carving blocks
  • Ink pads

Instructor Biography:

Hayley Ferber is an artist, educator, and curator living in Brooklyn, New York. She explores nautical and maritime themes through artist books and printmaking. Hayley has exhibited her work at the Kalamazoo Book Art Center, Equity Gallery, Chashama, Pelham Art Center, Wickford Art Association, San Francisco Center for the Book, 92NY and Aqua Art Miami. With over 15 years of teaching experience, Hayley has taught workshops at the Swiss Institute, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Brooklyn Public Library, and Gallery North. She received her MAT in Art & Design Education from RISD and BS in Studio Art from NYU.

Website: www.hayleyferber.com