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BAG Meeting This Saturday, August 13
Saturday, August 13, 2022, 1 pm to approximately 3 pm MT Free; Open to the Public; All are Welcome Agenda Welcome and Announcements by President Linda Zwick Materials and Concepts: Books Developed through Sensory Observation and Engagement, a Presentation by Marci Ross Easterbrook (see below) Art Flea Market Update by Cynthia Leespring and Julie Filatoff  Announcement of Fall Book Arts Courses at SFCC by Gordon Fluke Round Robin Art Journal Update by Cynthia Leespring Art …
Call for Vendors: 2022 Art Flea Market
Santa Fe Book Arts Group announces a call for vendors for its 2022 Art Flea Market! Saturday, October 29, 2022, 10 am-3 pm (setup 8:30-10 am; takedown 3-4 pm) At the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe 107 West Barcelona Road (at Galisteo), Santa Fe, NM 87505 The Annual Art Flea Market enables BAG members to declutter their art studios. It is highly anticipated by other BAG members, the art community as a whole, and …
Opens August 5: Santa Fe Origins & Ancient Travelers
Santa Fe Book Arts Group's Santa Fe Origins & Ancient Travelers Exhibition Opening Friday, August 5, 2022, 5 pm to 7 pm Exhibition Continues Through August 26, 2022 Click on any image to enlarge. Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) is pleased to host the Santa Fe Book Arts Group. Santa Fe Origins & Ancient Travelers is a 12.5’ long, handmade book exploring the history of Santa Fe from its beginnings. The …
August 14: Workshop with Marci Ross Easterbrook
Sense and Signatures: A Materials and Book Workshop with Marci Ross Easterbrook Presented by the Santa Fe Book Arts Group Sunday, August 14, 2022 10 am to 2 pm (with a lunch break) Via Zoom Online Platform In this four-hour workshop you will develop your five senses (touch, smell, taste, hearing, and sight) into materials for concept and content development. This will become five signatures which you will bind into an artist book with a …
BAG Meeting This Saturday, July 9
Please note: For security reasons we never put the Zoom link on our website. If you did not receive an email from Santa Fe Book Arts Group with the link, please check your email program's "spam" or "junk" folder. Still not there? Email santafebag@gmail.com with your name and your email address. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 1 pm to approximately 3 pm MT Free; Open to the Public; All are Welcome Agenda Welcome and Announcements by …
Printed Matter Event at the Railyard on Sunday, July 10
Printed Matter will host 50 printmakers from all across the Southwest, exhibiting and selling a diverse array of artwork. This includes fine art editions, book arts, hand-printed clothing, and experimental processes. Printed Matter is an affordable, all-inclusive fair welcoming all people, all nations. Sunday, July 10, 2022 10 am to 4 pm Santa Fe Railyard Farmers Market Shade Structure and Railyard Plaza Live demonstrations will run throughout the day with: Axle Contemporary: Corn Tortilla Embossing …
Book Art and Assemblage Exhibit Opens Saturday in Albuquerque!
Margy O’Brien and Carolyn Berry Showcased Click image to enlarge. “Remnants” is a two-person art show opening this Saturday, July 2, from 2 pm to 4 pm (with a gallery talk at 3 pm) and closing Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center Gallery. The theme “Remnants,” chosen by the two artists, encompasses the remains, fragments, and vestiges of found objects that speak of life’s mysteries. The …
Woven Paper Notebook Workshop with Helen Hiebert
Woven Paper Notebook Workshop with Helen Hiebert This Workshop is Full. Email santafebag@gmail.com to get on the waiting list. Presented by Santa Fe Book Arts Group Saturday, July 16, 2022 10 am to 12 noon MST Online via Zoom $21 (BAG members) In this workshop you’ll create a small booklet with a woven paper cover, then add cutouts to enhance your weaving. The double pamphlet stitch adds two signatures to the book with a simple …
BAG Meeting This Saturday, May 14
Please note: For security reasons we never put the Zoom link on our website. If you did not receive an email from Santa Fe Book Arts Group with the link, please check your email program's "spam" or "junk" folder. Still not there? Email santafebag@gmail.com with your name and your email address. Saturday, May 14, 2022, 1 pm to approximately 3 pm MST Free; Open to the Public; All are Welcome Agenda Welcome and Announcements by …
Call for Vendors: Printed Matter
Call for Vendors: Printed Matter The Printed Matter network invites indie printers, art collectives, print collectives, printshops, artist activists, street artists, fine artists, and non-artists to exhibit and sell at a show with 60 vendors at the Santa Fe Railyard Complex on Sunday, July 10, 2022 from 10 am to 4 pm. This is an all-outdoor event; vendors and participants are encouraged to follow any COVID-safe practices as they see fit. The event will include …
Art Therapeutics with Nicole Raven White
Libros New Mexico Book Arts Guild president Nicole Raven White offers a program called Art Therapeutics. Art Therapeutics is the process of using writing and creative processes to help you on your healing journey. This course will also help you take the healing modalities you already partake in and enhance them even more with creative visuals that will keep you on track. ​ The mind is so full of information, we need visuals to keep …
The Book as Sculpture with Marci Easterbrook at SFCC
The Book as Sculpture: Narratives in Visual Play & Form An 8-Week Class with Marci Easterbrook Mondays and Wednesdays, June 6-July 30, 2022 9 am to 12 noon In Person at Santa Fe Community College and Online Synchronous Arts and Design Advanced Projects Arts 2115L D1 CRN 10172 3 credits In this class various materials will expand our knowledge of the book as a 3D story and art object. This is a hands-on exploration of …
Amazing Book Arts Studio Sale Honoring Maia Sampson Michael on Saturday, April 16, 2022
As you know, fellow BAG member Maia Sampson Michael passed away recently. Maia’s husband Dan is holding a sale of Maia's book arts supplies to ensure that they are put to good use. Saturday, April 16, 10 am to 2 pm (PLEASE, NO EARLYBIRDS!) 958 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM Large Items Include: Antique book press Oak storage unit (ideal for rubber stamp collection and tools!) Work table Paper cutters Recycled tin cases Supplies …
2022 “Anything Goes” Challenge Monthly Themes
BAG President Linda Zwick has given us a challenge. Create a piece of art of any kind (no limitations on size or structure), send to friends and family if you like, and send a photo to santafebag@gmail.com (for posting on the website and social media, and inclusion in a likely future slideshow at a BAG membership meeting). The themes are just suggestions; create whatever suits your fancy! January January 30 is Inspire Your Heart with …
BAG Meeting on Saturday, April 9
Please note: For security reasons we never put the Zoom link on our website. If you did not receive an email from Santa Fe Book Arts Group with the link, please check your email program's "spam" or "junk" folder. Still not there? Email santafebag@gmail.com with your name and your email address. Saturday, April 9, 2022, 1 pm to approximately 3 pm MST Free; Open to the Public; All are Welcome Agenda Welcome and Announcements by …
Art Opening April 1: Anything Goes in Albuquerque
This Friday, April 1: Anything Goes, a Show and Sale of Artwork and Artists’ Materials! Anything Goes will be at the Tortuga Gallery from Friday, April 1, to Saturday, April 9, 2022. The gallery is open 11 am to 5 pm and is at 901 Edith Boulevard SE, Albuquerque, NM; (505) 948-8840; https://www.tortugagallery.org/. Santa Fe BAG and Libros members created the artwork. The opening reception is tomorrow, Friday, April 1, from 4 pm to 7 …
In Memoriam: Maia Sampson Michael
In this video we remember longtime BAG member Maia Sampson Michael. https://youtu.be/TlpFFqvEW9Y  
Artist Trading Card and Rolodex Card Swap
Artist Trading Cards by (clockwise from top left) Cynthia Leespring, Joyce Wood, Ruth Anna Abigail, Julie Filatoff, and Elayne Karickhoff. Click image to enlarge. Hey, BAG members! Let's swap Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) and Rolodex Cards (Rolos)! ATCs are 2.5” x 3.5” (vertical or horizontal—your choice) Standard Rolos are 4” wide x approximately 2.5” high (depends on the die you’re using, etc.) Large Rolos are 5” wide x 3” high Sign …
Poetry Workshop on March 19 with Lauren Camp
The Surprising Form of Memory: Writing a Pantoum, a workshop with Lauren Camp Saturday, March 19, 2022 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Online via Zoom $25 (BAG members); $30 (non-members) The ancient pantoum is an ideal form for writing about the past. With a little direction, even uncertain writers are eased into shaping their crystalline memories, and more experienced writers will have the chance to delve into subjects that might not have opened up for …
Mail Art for 2022 Announced
12 in ’22: The Months of the Year Each month you will create a 4×6 postcard (using cardstock) about anything that interests or inspires you about that month of the year. A holiday, a birthday of someone famous (or not), a feeling the month generates… whatever the month means to you. Then email Linda Zwick (lindazwick55@yahoo.com) with your address before the third Saturday of the month. She will email you the name and address of …