NEW 2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
SDBA is adding new workshops for 2018 on an ongoing basis, so the class listings will be updating regularly. Currently there is a 3-day workshop by Cherryl Moote in February focusing on folded book structures and Cathedral of Stories by Jill Berry in March, as well as Anne Covell's January classes. We've also added 3 extraordinary one-day marbling workshops by Pietro Accardi. Check our Workshop page often to see what's new at San Diego Book Arts.

EARLY ENROLLMENT DEADLINE
December 24, 2017 is the last day for SDBA members to enjoy a 20 percent savings with early enrollment in Cherryl Moote's Sleight of Binding: Making Magic with Paper workshop, which is scheduled for February 23-25, 2018. Visit the Workshop page for class details. Early enrollment is available only to members whose dues are current.

ANNUAL MEETING
One of the most enjoyable events of the year, when SDBA members, guests, and members of the community gather to celebrate a year of adventure and accomplishment, is coming up Sunday, January 14, 2018 so save the date. Featured speaker will be artist and teacher Jane  LaFazio. Visit the Public Events page for details.

REMINDER TO MEMBERS
All 2017 SDBA memberships expire at midnight, December 31, 2017. To avoid turning into a pumpkin, now is the time to renew, and getting the job done is just a few clicks away. Visit the Membership page click on the Join/Renew button.

NEXT MONTHLY MEETINGS WILL FEATURE BOOK BINDING
The January and February monthly meetings, at Pacific Beach Library and Cardiff Library respectively, will provide instruction by SDBA artists on book making techniques especially suited for binding single sheets. Gretchen Hiegel will lead the program on Wednesday, January 17, and Gina Pisello will be the instructor on Wednesday, February 8. Visit the Public Events page for details.


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT . . .

On November 16 Gretchen Hiegel and Lydia Velarde taught a group of kindergartners at Innovations Academy in Scripps Ranch, how to make an accordion fold book.

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In Ginger Burrell's December workshops participants made 25 books in three days!

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The quarterly potluck November 19 at Mission Valley Library gave SDBA members an opportunity to relax, visit, share books, and make some decisions about the Collaborative Art Project. Volunteer appreciation was also high on the agenda with a hats off to the Board of Directors and a special thank you to committee chairs. More photos on the Member Events page and the About page.


Classes to Take

  • Workshops
  • Book Arts Basics
  • Free Community Classes

Shows to See

  • Exhibits
  • Catalogs
  • Gallery

Things to Do

  • Member Events
  • Annual Meetings
  • Public Events