Embellished Books Workshop with Hedi Kyle
Saturday, October 21, 10:00a – 3:00p
At the Roxbury Arts Center
5025 Vega Mountain Road
Ages 13 and up
$45 per person
Advance Registration Required, Space is limited
Join renowned book artist Hedi Kyle in creating embellished art books. Participants will learn to fold booklets and envelopes using the paper provided. The three-dimensional objects will then be brought to life with paint, stencils, stamps, and rubbings. No previous experience is necessary. Participants should bring a cutting mat, craft knife with exchangeable blades, a ruler, and any additional tools you would like to work with. There will be a 45 minute break in the middle of the workshop, be sure to bring your bagged lunch.
In 2003 Hedi Kyle retired as Head of Conservation at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia. She continued to teach book arts at the University of the Arts, also in Philadelphia until 2013, when she moved to the Catskills, NY. Over the past several years she has given workshops at numerous locations in the United States, Canada and Europe. Her one-of-a-kind book constructions are in private and public collections. Her work has been shown in several one-person exhibitions and frequently in group shows. She has given lectures and published essays in books, magazines, and newsletters. Hedi Kyle is an honorary member of the Guild of Book Workers (GBW) and a co-founder of the Paper and Book Intensive (PBI). In 2016 she received the College Book Art Association Distinguished Career Award and had a one-person exhibit at the Center for the Book in San Francisco.