About the Santa Fe Book Arts Group (BAG)

The Arc of Time by Will Karp. Click to enlarge.

Vision

To inspire creative exploration of the book as art.

Mission

To support the practice and awareness of book art by providing resources for artists of all levels to learn, expand, and share skills and ideas.

History

BAG was founded more than 15 years ago to share the love and knowledge of creating books by hand. We celebrate all aspects of the book, including writing, illustration, papermaking, and binding. Our 180+ active members participate in workshops, exhibits, and projects in Santa Fe and beyond.

Membership Benefits

  • Being a Santa Fe Book Arts Group member offers a unique opportunity to:
  • Share techniques and tips with other book artists
  • Enjoy lively demonstrations and presentations
  • Attend exciting workshops, hands-on sessions, and salons
    Participate in group exhibits
  • Receive informative newsletters and announcements

Go to this page to join BAG or to renew your membership.

Board of Directors

Officers

  • Barbara Macks, President
  • Vacant, Vice President
  • Carol Pava, Treasurer
  • Marilyn Bennett, Secretary

Directors

  • Liz Faust
  • Pam MacKellar
  • Liz Paterson
  • Carol Petersen
  • Ken Prokuski
  • Roberta Syme
  • Linda Zwick