“A Bookbinder’s Journey: My analog and virtual life in the book arts” / Lecture by Peter D. Verheyen

October 24, 2019

Video recording of the lecture, A Bookbinder’s Journey: My analog and virtual life in the book arts,
at Wells College on October 17, 2019

On October 17, 2019, the Wells College Book Arts Center hosted the 48th Susan Garretson Swartzburg ’60 Memorial Book Arts Lecture. Peter D. Verheyen spoke about his career as a bookbinder, conservator and academic librarian. Along with examples of his work, he discussed the materials and techniques he uses to craft his bindings, with selections of his bindings for attendees to explore. He also discussed his 25 years of building online book arts communities, and a recent project which ties together the many threads of his long and accomplished career.

Slides with notes are available here.

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