New England / Lone Star Chapter first fall print Exchange 2018

This year we partnered with our east coast cohorts, the New England chapter, for a joint fall print exchange with theme: Autumn Equinox. We had equal participation from both chapter membership (which made the mailing list much easier, thank you!) and these are the results! Enjoy. Conception of the first Lone Star / New England chapters joint print exchange went something like this: ::Scene: GBW … Continue reading New England / Lone Star Chapter first fall print Exchange 2018

Upcoming late summer and fall events

Hello friends, Here’s a list of what we’ve got planned over the next couple of months. Please check your inboxes for more details! August 25, Austin: Self guided group tour of the Austin Public Central Library at 10:30, followed by lunch, and then a tour of the lab with highlights of the fine bindings collection at the Harry Ransom Center at 1pm. Joint Chapter Autumn … Continue reading Upcoming late summer and fall events

Books Available for a Charitable Donation, in Memory of LSC Member Sharon Schoech

 Books of The Saint John’s Bible Available for Donations to a Charity Most all of the 7 books that make up The Saint John’s Bible are available for suggested donations of $30 to $50 each. They are the books co-ordinated by Saint John’s Abbey in Minnesota, with Donald Jackson as the Artistic Director. The books were originally $60 to $75 each, are in excellent condition, and … Continue reading Books Available for a Charitable Donation, in Memory of LSC Member Sharon Schoech

Lone Star Chapter Annual Meeting 2017

Thanks to everyone who helped make the Annual Meeting in Austin last weekend a success.  Special thanks to Austin Book Arts Center (atxbookarts.org) and Mary Baughman for hosting and helping to arrange several interesting activities, including letterpress printing of our own commemorative coaster! The studio tour of Flatbed Press (flatbedpress.com) and print demo by Alfonso Huerta (dosmundos.net) were excellent, as was the open studio tour … Continue reading Lone Star Chapter Annual Meeting 2017

chapter meeting coming up!

Please join us for the Lone Star Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers annual meeting, to be held Saturday April 22, 2017 at the Austin Book Arts Center, beginning at 2pm. ABAC is housed in the Flatbed Press building, as is the gallery where our business meeting will be taking place, along with a number of other creative studios and galleries. We encourage you to arrive early to … Continue reading chapter meeting coming up!

LSC Valentine’s Day Print Exchange

The first ever Lone Star Chapter Valentine’s Day Print Exchange is almost here!  If you are one of the members who signed up for the exchange please make sure your prints are in the mail no later than Feb. 7th.  All LSC members will be able to view a full online gallery of the prints here on the website on Valentine’s Day. Continue reading LSC Valentine’s Day Print Exchange