Midwest Links

National Links (return to GBW National Website)

Midwest Links

Individual / Bindery / Studio Links
Book Arts Organizations and Galleries

Individuals / Binderies / Studios in the Midwest

Eric Alstrom, from Okemos, Michigan, maintains the BookWorks website of his (can you guess?) book works.

Karen Hanmer, a book artist from Illinois, has a selection of her original books on her website, many published in editions and available for sale.

Susan Hensel, a book artist from Minneapolis, MN, has her own website and on-line gallery.

Leyla Lau-Lamb, a conservator at the University of Michigan, has several PowerPoint presentations online covering the topics of papyrus conservation and parchment making.

Joanne Kluba, Missouri Midwest Chapter Guild member, has an easy to navigate webpage showing many of the different styles of bindings she creates.

Emily Martin and the Naughty Dog Press has a very nice web page featuring a gallery, a list of workshops, and a turtorial on how to make the Secret Belgium binding.


Midwest Book Arts Organizations and Galleries

These non-profit and for-profit organizations and galleries offer classes, workshops, or exhibits on book arts. Some also sell supplies. A listing here does not imply an endorsement; they are listed here for members’ benefit.

Illinois

Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago
Paper Source, Chicago (several locations in the Chicago area and also in Minneapolis, MN and Kansas City, MO; go to webpage for locations and phone numbers)

Iowa

University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City
The Paper Nest, Iowa City

Kansas

Sabatini Art Gallery at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka (Their Special Collections Library has a large collection of artists’ books and an active exhibit schedule.)

Michigan

Hollanders, Ann Arbor
Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Kalamazoo

Minnesota

Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis
Cave Paper, Minneapolis

Missouri

Legacy Book Bindery, Columbia

Ohio

Cincinnati Book Arts Society, Cincinnati
Morgan Paper Conservancy, Cleveland

Wisconsin

Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, Two Rivers

To add a link, contact Eric Alstrom. When considering a link to add, please keep in mind this site is Midwest oriented. Most of the national links can be reached through the GBW Links section.

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