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Northwoods Book Arts Guild

is a community of artists actively learning about and creating artist books in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Guild promotes all aspects of book arts through education, participation in exhibitions, and community outreach.

We Have a Home!

The Northwoods Book Arts Guild is very pleased to announce that we have a new office and studio location at The Folk School Fairbanks! We can now be found in Suite 301, at 2861 Beverley Lane, Fairbanks, AK 99709, and our mailing address is P.O. Box 83572, Fairbanks,... read more
Paper Marbling with Corlis Taylor – 3.28.15

Paper Marbling with Corlis Taylor – 3.28.15

The third in our series of Guild Workshops, on March 28, 2015, brings an opportunity for Guild members to learn about and practice the art of paper marbling. Marbling is a technique that involves using absorbent papers to pick up paint from a water bath. Participants... read more
Rasmuson Display – 3.19.15

Rasmuson Display – 3.19.15

Visit UAF’s Rasmuson Library to see the latest Northwoods Book Arts Guild display of Artist Books. In “Focus on Fiber,” the books reflect the artists’ life-long exploration of fiber arts and more recently, book arts. Here is the... read more
Our Next Guild Meeting: Blizzard Books – 3.26.15

Our Next Guild Meeting: Blizzard Books – 3.26.15

The March meeting program will feature Fairbanks artist Sue Cole, presenting the Blizzard Book structure.  The Blizzard Book and it’s cousin, the Crown Book, are origami type structures invented by Hedi Kyle, well known book artist.  They may be made in multiple... read more
Valentine Book Exchange – 1.22.15

Valentine Book Exchange – 1.22.15

Fourteen Guild members participated in the January Book Exchange, trading fourteen “Valentine” themed books. As one might guess, no two were alike! Participation in book exchanges is entirely optional, as is non-participation. Please don’t let the... read more

Guild Workshop Series

Save the Dates!

March 28, 2015

Marbled Papers & Fabric

June 27, 2015

Silk Paper

Paper Birches

“Paper Birches,” our Guild book arts supply program, is open for just 15 minutes at the start of our bimonthly meetings. Please arrive by 4:45pm to pick up items. We feature papers from several sources. Our current inventory includes Arches text wove, Shizen and Hahnemuhle papers. Also on hand is book board, MacTac and Jade 403 PVA adhesives, and a limited supply of waxed linen thread. Be thinking of materials or supplies that you’d like to have available to you– by buying together we can take advantage of bulk discounts and save on shipping. This makes it possible to spend more on beautiful papers!

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