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Category Archives: Work in progress

Deadline Met! Shift Accomplished!

A miracle. My book and its partner print are in the belly of a plane making their way to the San Francisco Center for the Book, just in time for … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 13 Comments

Print teach bind teach print teach bind print

What is happening today? What is happening tomorrow? Things are busy right now and I am only just on top of what is happening day to day. Here is a … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Breathing room + Deadlines = Honest to God Artwork

A long break in teaching since the holidays has given me the breathing room to think and design. The book I am producing with Shift-lab is really moving forward now. … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Shift Lab: you tweet, we print

Hello all! This weekend I am embarking on an exciting new endeavor with fellow book artists Katie Baldwin, Macy Chadwick, Denise Bookwalter and Tricia Treacy. Together we are Shift-lab. Our … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment


Whoa, what’s this? This doesn’t look like a bookbinding handout? What’s it doing in my studio? Wait a minute, is this. . . artwork? Yes, that’s right ladies and gentlemen, … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 13 Comments

Clearing the Decks

I am ready to move forward. I am ready to make something new. I am ready, I am ready, I am ready, but the tiniest bindery in the world is … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 10 Comments

A VICTORIOUS WEEK in the Smallest Bindery in the World

I SAY UNTO YOU THAT I AM A BINDING CHAMPION!!! Despite last week’s demoralizing mold episode and subsequent defeatist post,  I shook off the spores and bound VICTORIOUSLY! I made … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 13 Comments

Enter the Collaborator

Meet David Allen. Theoretical ecologist, Biology professor, friend, cousin, collaborator. For several years, Dave and I have met every now and then in hopes of producing a book project. In … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · 7 Comments

Using the Artist Book Ideation Deck

A couple of months ago, I received an email from Barb Tetenbaum of Triangular Press. She invited me to produce a book for a show at at the Seager Gray … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 9 Comments

Bring it, 2013

These are my wishes for the new year: 1. Buy a press here in the UK 2. Get a new book underway 3. Find a reasonable dirty gin martini in … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment