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Local Book Artists: A-L

Jody Alexander
Jalex Books
Specializes in handmade journals, photo albums and artists' books. Her own handmade papers, simple printing techniques and found objects are incorporated into her sculptural book art.

Susan Angebranndt
Green Chair Press/Susan Angebranndt Books
Artist's books and small editions.

Nicole Anderson
Nicole Anderson BOOK ARTS
Fine hand bound books, albums, portfolios, and boxes

Phone/Fax 650-596-0775

Patrice Baldwin
Pequeño Press
I publish limited edition, hand bound books. I specialize in miniature books. I teach bookbinding, papermaking & casting and marbling in my new studio in Santa Maria CA. I do group workshops wherever I'm invited also.

1505 Buckskin Dr.
Santa Maria CA 93454

Cathey R. Bayless
Peti Prints
I want a still life. Painting still lifes calms me. I find making books meditative. I find doing art meditative.

Joan Ingoldsby Brown
Book Artist
Graduated fromt Cooper Union Art School, NYC, 1953. Self-employed graphic designer since 1969. Fine art photographer 1980 - present. Three artists books accepted in Triton Museum "Books as Art" Show, 2001; received Steven Corey Award for "Immortality" in Biennial PCBA Members Show "Bookworks 2001".


Cathy DeForest
Unique, one of a kind artist books, small editions, etchings, letterpress broadsides, lanterns, photography. Founder of Lafayette Gallery, coop of 20 artists.
3559 S. Silver Springs Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549

Melissa Dinwiddie
Melissa Dinwiddie Designworks
Professional calligrapher, book artist and teacher. Artists' books range from traditional forms, embellished with hand-lettering, to more sculptural pieces that challenge the definition of what is a book.

Don Drake
dreaming mind
Beautiful handmade journals, photo albums, sketchbooks and guest books. Accepts commissions.

5664 Sun Ridge Court
Castro Valley, CA 94552-2634
Toll free 877-443-7326

Foolscap Press
Fine press books, edition binding and boxes.
412 Trevethan Avenue
Santa Cruz, California 95062
Fax 831-429-6484

Alisa Golden
never mind the press
Book artist and printmaker, letterpress printer, author of two how-to books from Sterling Publishing: Creating Handmade Books (1998) and Unique Handmade Books (2001).

P.O. Box 8106
Berkeley, CA 94707

cj grossman
Mixed media and installation artist, specializing in unique artist books. MFA from California College of Arts and Crafts. Teacher of book arts to adults and children. Editor of the national newsletter for educators, Kids Making Books.

Michael Henninger
Rat Art Press
Oakland, CA
Artist's Books, Prints, and other interactive artworks, using both traditional and digital media. Professor in the Art Deptartment at Cal State University Hayward.

Donnasue Jacobi
Book art and photography.
650-322-9708 Fax

Diane Clark Johnson
Artists books, small editions.

Marie Kelzer
Specializing in decorative paste papers (available in sheets). Also creates handmade books, journals, photo albums and paper products.
P.O. Box 14634
San Francisco, CA 94114-0634

Local Book Artists: M-Z

Jone Small Manoogian
Printer turned poet and book artist. A late bloomer, her first art classes were in 1981. Manoogian was a painter from 1983 - 1997, as well as a photographer and printmaker. Founded Bay Area Book Artists in 1995, and chaired it through 1999. She received the South Bay Area Women's Caucus For Art's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001. Manoogian creates one of a kind and limited edition illustrated original poetry books, as well as unique personal sculptural books. Manoogian offers workshops and custom book binding.
650-843-1409 Fax

Leigh McClellan
Meadow Press
Limited editions of letterpress printed, handbound books: poetry, prose, music.

Ellen Singletary
Painting and poetry. I recently self-published a collection of my Office Poems, via copy machine at Kinko's.

Kara Sjoblom-Bay

Peng Peng Wang
Book art, book restoration and art conservation.

Marcia Weisbrot
Artist's books, crafted with traditional, digital and recycled materials. Contents reflect thoughts, observations and ideas about current events, contemporary women's lives, and the issues that sustain and challenge them.

Elsewhere: A-L

Elizabeth Badurina, Art Journals
Tracey Bush, Book Arts
Nancy Curry, Book Arts, Collage, Mixed Media, Paper Arts
Graeme Dawes, Book Arts
Debbie D. Dodd, Book Arts, Paper Arts
Vickie Enkoff, Art Journals, Collage, Stamping

Elsewhere: M-Z

Beth Lee, Book Arts, Calligraphy
Karen Michel, Book Arts, Collage, Painting
Catherine L. Nash, Book Arts (sculptural), Papermaking
Megan Noel, Assemblage, Book Arts, Dolls, Tag Art
Heather O'Neil, Assemblage, Book Arts, Collage
Lesley Riley, Book Arts, Collage, Dolls, Quilting
Priscilla Robinson, Papermaking
Janice Sapp, Book Arts, Drawing, Metal Work, Painting
Karen Thomas, Book Arts, Drawing, Origami, Painting
Juliann Wasisco, Book Arts, Boxes, Tag Art
Amy Wilson, Book Arts, Stamping


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