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VT Book Arts Guild “MailB.A.G.” January 2012

2012 January 30

Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

We meet at the Unitarian Universalist Society Church located at 152 Pearl Street in Burlington, VT.

B.A.G. Monthly Meetings: New date and new location beginning in February!

Sophia Fahs Community Room at the Unitarian Universalist Society Church in Burlington, VT

Date Change: Beginning in February 2012, our monthly meeting will be held on the THIRD WEDNESDAY of every month, at the usual time, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. If you would like to mark the next several meetings on your calendar in advance, we will meet on:

  • February 15, 2012
  • March 21, 2012
  • April 18, 2012
  • May 16, 2012
  • June 20, 2012

Location Change: In keeping with the growth of our organization, starting in February 2012, the Book Arts Guild monthly meetings will move to the Unitarian Universalist Society Church at 152 Pearl Street in Burlington (the large white church visible at the Pearl Street end of Church Street).

We will be in the Sophia Fahs Community Room, a large room located in the basement that can accommodate about 60 people seated at tables. You can park at the rear of the Church (the driveway to the parking lot is on Clarke Street), and access the Sophia Fahs room by going down the stairs at the rear entrance.

Click here for more information on directions/parking or check out the Google Map below to help you find your way.

Make that map bigger!

B.A.G. News

In addition to having our meetings in a new location, there’s more big news – the Book Arts Guild of Vermont is now officially a membership organization!

Your membership will help us to improve and expand our organization’s efforts to act as both an educational and creative resource in the field of book arts. Annual dues are only $35.00 – an annual savings over making a monthly donation to Burlington City Arts.

For more information about the benefits of B.A.G. membership, please download our membership form.

B.A.G. Exhibit: Shaping Pages

*** B.A.G. is happy to announce the theme of our 2012 spring exhibit, Shaping Pages: An Exhibit of Artist Books & Fine Bindings. The exhibit will be hosted by the S.P.A.C.E Gallery in Burlington and will run during the months of April and May, 2012. Our exhibit will be part of the First Friday Art Walk. Stay tuned for more details!

Submission details:

  • Entries for the exhibit may be submitted, accompanied by registration forms, until February 15, 2012.
  • All entries are required by the gallery to be for sale. Sale prices must be indicated on the entry form.
  • All submissions must be accompanied by an entry form and a single page artist statement or artist bio.
  • Reading copies (typed or photographed) are required for all multi-paged artist books.

Exhibit Dates: April 6 – May 3, 2012

Artist Reception: April 6, 2012, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. We’ll have a potluck o’ snacks, so it would be fabulous if you could bring some finger food.

All book arts entries and questions should be directed to Nikki King.

Good Luck and Happy Bookmaking!

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