Book Arts News


Valentine Printing

Join us at the Book Arts Center, 1st floor, Rm 7 on Thursday, Feb 8, 12 – 2pm to print some letterpress Valentines. We’ll have several designs set up on … Read more


Beehive Design Collective Pop-Up

A swarm is coming! The Beehive Design Collective visits Wells College on Friday, February 16, 2024. Hosted by the Wells Book Arts Center and the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, the Collective will set … Read more

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Book Arts Summer Institute Registration is Live

Our Book Arts Summer Institute takes place June 9 – 22, 2024. Join us in our lake-side studios for the following workshops: Week 1: June 9 – 15, 2024 Pulp … Read more

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Papermaking & Card Printing Events

Join Wells Book Arts for two hands-on celebrations on making. Thursday, Nov. 30, 3 – 5pm: PAPERMAKING Students in Paper Formation + Form invite you to make paper. Join us … Read more


Wells Book Arts Center Welcomes Victor Hammer Fellow Rebecca Gilbert

Rebecca will be teaching courses in letterpress, print, and book arts over the coming two years, contributing to Wells College Press publications, and working on her own artwork while here. … Read more


Introducing the New Book Arts Center Director Mary Tasillo

Mary comes to the Book Arts Center at Wells College with two decades of experience in book arts, letterpress, papermaking, and zine communities as an artist, educator, and arts administrator. … Read more


Barbara Bosworth: Artist Books Lecture Tuesday July 18th 7pm

The Wells Book Arts Center Summer Institute is delighted to invite you to a lecture by large-format landscape photographer Barbara Bosworth, as she shares her artist books and the creative … Read more



CLICK HERE TO REGISTER We have a limited number of half tuition scholarships at $550 available for ARTISTS and STUDENTS to take a week long class during this year’s Summer … Read more


2023 Summer Institute!

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the 2023 Wells College Book Arts Summer Institute this summer July 9th-15th and July 16th-22nd! We will be announcing more … Read more


2022 Summer Institute

Thank you to all of our wonderful participants, interns, instructors and coordinator Rob for a fantastic 2022 Summer Institute!

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Summer Institute 2022. Register Now!

Week One, July 11-15, 2022 Marbling on Paper and Silk with Stephen PittelkowGreat class for beginners! Marbling is a unique method for making beautiful decorative paper. Water-based colors are dropped … Read more

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Summer Institute 2022 Lineup

We are thrilled to announce our classes for this summer! Full class descriptions and registration instructions coming soon. Week One will be July 11-15, 2022 Marbling on Paper and Silk … Read more