JULY 15th 2021

5:00pm – 6:00pm PDT

FOBA 2021 Welcome Reception &
Where We Live Juried Exhibit Panel Discussion With Exhibit Winners Registration

Artists from around the world have created books that fit the theme “Where We live” and submitted those works for this exhibit. The Where We Live exhibit will be available for viewing July 15th through the end of August, 2021. The 4 winners of the Where We Live exhibit will join our jurors for a panel discussion.

Please join us on Thursday, July 15th from 5:00pm – 6:00pm (PDT). This panel discussion will be held via Zoom. While the event is free, registration is required.

JULY 16th 2021

5:00pm – 6:00pm PDT

Featured Speaker – Tia Blassingame : Book Arts Futures Registration

We are so excited to have Tia Blassingame as our featured speaker. Her talk will be “Book Arts Futures, Musings on the future of the field.” This event will be held via Zoom on Friday, July 16th from 5:00pm – 6:00pm (PDT).
While the event is free, registration is required.

JULY 17th 2021

5:00pm – 6:00pm PDT

Challenge Book Roundtable Registration

Artists have created books that fit the theme “Where We live: Where our hearts reside” and submitted those works to the Challenge Book exhibit. The Challenge Book exhibit will be available for viewing July 15 through the end of August, 2021. Please join us on Saturday, July 17th from 5:00pm – 6:00pm (PDT) for a review and discussion of many of the books that have been submitted for the Challenge Book project. It is a chance for the creators of these books to talk about their process, inspiration, and answer questions about them. This discussion will be held via Zoom. While the event is free, registration is required.