Book Arts Open Studio

Print & Book Arts

Book Arts Open Studio

Work on your own projects with an experienced book arts monitor.

Meeting Times
  1. Tue, 10/31/2023 10:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tue, 10/31/2023


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Open Studio, All Levels, Has Prerequisite

Print & Book Arts Studio

Letterpress, Printmaking, Book Arts


Members are welcome to work on personal projects of all kinds during open studios, which include a monitor but no specific instruction.

The monitor will explore a variety of book forms. Feel free to drop in and watch over her shoulder as she works out the structural elements that combine to create a book. Bring your projects and questions and plan to stay awhile. This is not a class or a formal teaching session but a chance to watch a book being made and ask questions about your own projects. We can learn together!

The last half hour is devoted to cleanup.


  • Registration is required because there is a set number of artisans who can be in the workspace at one time. No drop-ins.
  • If you have questions, or are interested in becoming a studio monitor, email Print & Book Studio Lead Jane Kim at


You must have taken introductory classes in either printmaking, letterpress, or book arts or have attended a studio orientation.

Class Policies

Ages 14 and up are welcome.

BARN Policies

Instructors or Guides

Amy Goldthwaite

Since I was a child, I have found pleasure in working with my hands. From building environments for my troll dolls when I was young, to jewelry making, party decorations, sculpture and bookmaking, I practice my hand eye coordination. I enjoy mastering thorny design challenges and exploring all things paper and fiber related.

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