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BAG Meeting on Saturday, May 13
Saturday, May 13, 2023, 1 pm to approximately 3 pm MT, via Zoom (online) Free; Open to the Public; All are Welcome Agenda Welcome and Announcements by President Linda Zwick Update on the Exploding Book Project at the New Mexico Museum of Art by Sally Blakemore Upcoming Programs and Workshops by Julie Filatoff Update on Exhibits of Members' Works in 2023 and 2024 by Will Karp Upcoming Salons by Gail Murray Artist Trading Card (ATC) Swap Update by Ruth Anna …
Structure & Story Workshop with Marci Easterbrook
Presented by the Santa Fe Book Arts Group Saturday, July 15, and Sunday, July 16, 2023; 9 am to 4 pm (with a break for lunch; nothing open on campus, please bring your lunch) Santa Fe Community College, Room 700 $185 for BAG members with most materials included; must be a member in good standing Register here: https://santafebag.org/register-for-marci-easterbrooks-workshop/ In this two-day workshop, Marci will lead us in hands-on surface techniques, then we’ll create three artist …
Call for Entries: Celebration of the Book
Santa Fe Book Arts Group presents Celebration of the Book October 2023 to April 2024 The Santa Fe Book Arts Group will have several public exhibits during a six-month period to showcase the works of its members. Those scheduled to date include: Santa Fe Main Library (October 2023) Santa Fe Southside Library (October 2023) Santa Fe LaFarge Library (October 2023) Santa Fe Community College (March-April 2024) During that period of time BAG will also hold …
Haiku Salon Part II: Haibun, Renga, and Haiga with David Rachlin on May 6
New Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 1 pm to 4 pm Location:  Rancho Viejo Volunteer Fire Station Classroom, 37 Rancho Viejo Blvd, 1 mile east of State Road 14, 1 mile north of the 599/SR 14 Intersection. To sign up e-mail Gail Murray gail@gpmurray.com ASAP! In this second haiku workshop (no prerequisite required) we will learn and practice three Japanese forms that use haiku in different ways. Haibun is very much like a travel diary in …
Totem Mobile Salon with Kim Walter
The Totem Mobile Salon with Kim Walter will be on Sunday, September 17, 2023, from 1 pm to 4 pm. It will be in person at Kim's house in downtown Santa Fe near the Capitol. The address will be provided upon confirmed registration. To attend you must be current on 2023 BAG dues. To register, email Gail Murray at gail@gpmurray.com. There is a maximum of six participants; after six, Gail will start a waiting list. …
Recording of Shawn Sheehy’s Tulip Popup Demonstration
…is at https://youtu.be/QyyokSo5HRI.  (In case you missed it or want to review it.) We'll leave this on YouTube for a few weeks. Thanks to Shawn for allowing us to record the demonstration. You can download the template here: https://santafebag.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/tulip_pattern.pdf
BAG Meeting on Saturday, April 8
Saturday, April 8, 2023, 1 pm to approximately 3 pm MT, via Zoom (online) Free; Open to the Public; All are Welcome Agenda Welcome and Announcements by President Linda Zwick Presentation and Make & Take by Shawn Sheehy (see below) Upcoming Programs and Workshops by Julie Filatoff Upcoming Salons by Gail Murray Update on the Exploding Book Project at the New Mexico Museum of Art by Sally Blakemore Artist Trading Card (ATC) Swap Update by Ruth Anna "Annie" Abigail Round …
New Collaborative Book; Signup Deadline is April 15, 2023
  Santa Fe Book Arts Group is leading a joint collaborative book for BAG and Libros New Mexico Book Arts Guild. This will be BAG’s 2023 collaborative book. The structure will be a drum leaf binding, proposed by Gail Murray, and based on a drum leaf binding designed by Elizabeth McKee for a workshop she taught this year. The theme is “geometry.”  Pages will be 5” x 10”, folded to 5” x …
WORKSHOP FULL: Animated Pop-Ups Workshop with Shawn Sheehy
Presented by the Santa Fe Book Arts Group Saturday, April 29, 2023, 10 am to 4 pm (with a break for lunch; nothing open on campus, please bring your lunch) Santa Fe Community College, Room 700 $63 for BAG members; must be a member in good standing PLUS $30 materials fee, payable to Shawn at the start of the workshop THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.  To get on the waiting list, please send an email to …
Stab Binding: 3 Variations Workshop with Pamela MacKellar
Presented by the Santa Fe Book Arts Group Saturday, June 17, 2023, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Online via Zoom $49 for BAG members; you must be a member to participate Maximum of 12 students Register here: https://santafebag.org/register-for-pamela-mackellars-workshop/ The Stab Binding is a simple, non-adhesive, side-stitched binding that was practiced in China, Japan, and Korea. The binder stabs holes along the spine edge through the entire book block in a straight line or in a …
Call for Entries: Dreams, an International Juried Exhibition of Book Art
Dreams is Presented by 23 Sandy and the Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound On view August 20-November 17, 2023, at the Collins Memorial Library, Tacoma, Washington Call for Entries Dreams allow us to experience worlds beyond borders, barriers, and binaries. They are narratives that grow out of our waking experiences into the fantastical, unexpected, and strange. Sometimes vivid, other times elusive, dreams can immerse us in hope and beauty. Their meaning and mechanics are …
Call For Submission: Westwart Bound II
Westward Bound II | August 17 – September 10, 2023 This is a national juried exhibition, open to artists at least 18 years of age. Eligible are artists’ book works either created by artists living/working in The American West or artists’ book works with content relevant to The American West. Westward Bound II will be on view from August 17 – September 10, 2023 at Spark Gallery in Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe. Important Dates March 5, 2023: Online submissions open. June …
BAG Meeting on Saturday, March 11
Saturday, March 11, 2023, 1 pm to approximately 3 pm MT, via Zoom (online) Free; Open to the Public; All are Welcome Agenda Welcome and Announcements by President Linda Zwick Presentation by Yuka Petz (see below) Upcoming Programs and Workshops by Julie Filatoff Update on Exhibits of Members’ Works in 2023 and 2024 by Will Karp Upcoming Poetry Salons by David Rachlin Update on the Exploding Book Project at the New Mexico Museum of Art by Sally Blakemore Artist Trading Card (ATC) Swap …
Call for Entries: 2023/24 International Biennial for Paper Fibre Art
The National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (NTCRI) is pleased to announce the next biennial celebration of paper art: Beginning March 1, 2023, artists around the globe can apply to be a part of this truly international exhibition that will be featured in the halls of the NTCRI Campus from November 2023 through March 2024. With the support of the NTCRI, artists are invited to re-examine historic and contemporary paper art processes, exploring the …
Call for Entries: Sandia Heights Artists Studio Tour
Sandia Heights Artists (Albuquerque) will present its 20th annual Studio Tour on Saturday, September 9, and Sunday, September 10, 2023. Interested? Visit https://www.sandiaheightsartists.com/guest-artists.
Call for Entries: Anything Goes, July 7-15, 2023
Libros New Mexico Book Arts Guild and Santa Fe Book Arts Group are having a joint show, “Anything Goes,” at the Tortuga Gallery in Albuquerque. The show will be held Friday, July 7, through Saturday, July 15, 2023. The show is open to members in good standing only. This is a collaborative show and any member from either group is encouraged to enter. Click here to download the application. APPLICATION: The deadline to submit application, …
List Poem Salon with David Rachlin
Saturday, June 3, 2023  1 to 4 pm Location:  Rancho Viejo Volunteer Fire Station Classroom, 37 Rancho Viejo Blvd, 1 mile east of State Road 14, 1 mile north of the 599/SR 14 Intersection. To sign up e-mail Gail Murray gail@gpmurray.com by Sunday, May 21, 2023, 11PM. In this salon we will view many examples of list poems, imitate a few, and see what makes them work so well, before writing our own. Some terrific examples are …
WORKSHOP FULL: Altered Book Workshop with Cynthia Leespring
Presented by the Santa Fe Book Arts Group Saturday, May 20, 2023, 10 am to 4 pm (with a break for lunch) Santa Fe Community College, Room 700 $62.40 for BAG and Libros members; must be a member of either organization to participate No materials fee; all supplies included Register here: https://santafebag.org/register-for-cynthia-leesprings-workshop/ Click on images to enlarge. In this all-day workshop you will create an altered book in either a vintage or grimoire style. A …
BAG Meeting on Saturday, February 11
Saturday, February 11, 2023, 1 pm to approximately 3 pm MT, via Zoom (online) Free; Open to the Public; All are Welcome Agenda Welcome and Announcements by President Linda Zwick Update on the Santa Fe Origins Project by Sally Blakemore Upcoming Salon Offerings by Gail Murray Artist Trading Card (ATC) Swap Update by Ruth Anna Abigail Round Robin Art Journal Update by Cynthia Leespring March Mail Art Description by Linda Zwick March Anything Goes Description by …
Painted & Sewn Handmade Books, a Workshop with Elaine G. Chu
Presented by the Santa Fe Book Arts Group Saturday, February 18, 2023, 2 pm to 4:30 pm MT, online via Zoom Suitable for beginner to advanced students, but you MUST be a current Santa Fe BAG member $42 (see payment options below–check or PayPal); must be received by February 13, 2023 Click to enlarge photo.   Click to enlarge photo. Participants will create two unique sewn books …