Hayley Ferber – Intro to Artist Books

Instructor: Hayley Ferber

Number of Days: 3 Days Skill Level: Beginner Material fee: $60 Maximum Number of Student: 12

Workshop Description:

Intro 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 paperfavorite drawing or painting supplies: colored pencils, markers, etc.scissorsgluex-acto/ olfa knives linoleum cutter kit

Materials Provided by Instructor:

awlsbone folderswatercolor papercopy paperbinding needleswaxed threadCanson watercolor paperBokuundo marbling ink pink Rubber Carving blocks ink pads Prerequisites: 

Instructor Bio:

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