An invitation to join:
Book Arts Santa Cruz is organization for everyone interested in the book arts.
In the early 1980s a group of Santa Cruz letterpress printers actively involved in making fine press books formed the Printers' Chappel of Santa Cruz. Today, because the world of the book has changed, and there are so many people interested in the book arts who are not letterpress printers, members of the SCPC have decided to create a new organization, Book Arts Santa Cruz. We welcome and want to include printers, printmakers, graphic designers, marblers, calligraphers, scrap bookers, binders, papermakers, book collectors, artists… in other words, everyone interested in the book arts, novices and professionals alike.
If you want to be part of BASC, send an email to Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Peter at 475-1455
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Friday, July 6, 2012
Monday, June 11, 2012
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Please make your way to my place in Bonny Doon for the next Book Arts Santa Cruz meeting. I'll be sharing my experience at Codex Mexico http://www.codexfoundation.org/mexico-en.html. This truly fantastic exhibition, symposium and book fair of California and Mexican book artists took place in Mexico City from February 16-19, just last week (and the reason I missed Gary's meeting). There will be slides and anecdotes, a keepsake (each one print one).
The meeting will take place on March 22nd from 6:00-9:00. My home and studio are at 10699 Empire Grade, 10 miles past the west entrance to UCSC. The drive takes 1/2 hour or so. Do carpool if you can. Bring goodies to share.
RSVP by March 20. Feel free to invite a friend who is not yet part of BASC.
The April meeting will be a presentation by Alastair Johnston about his recent book on tramp printers.
It will be held April 15th at 2pm at Ruth McGurk's house 318 Rigg St. Santa Cruz
The May meeting will be hosted by Wax Works West and Daniella Woolf.
It will be held on May 11 from 6-9pm at 133 Hames Road, just up the hill from the Corralitos Market, on the same side of the street. See their web site: http://www.waxworkswest.com/
Save the dates!
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Friday, January 27, 2012
Shoreline Press, old school—letterpress equipment dating from 1890, new school-2.5 kw solar system that has generated over 33240 kilowatt hours of electricity since 2004. We do letterpress printing, die cutting, scoring, perforating, numbering, foil stamping, embossing, de-bossing and kiss cutting.
Shoreline Press has been in business in Santa Cruz County since 1982 and currently has eight letterpresses. Equipment includes 1 Chandler & Price, 2 Kluges, 1 Heidelberg GTP, 4 Heidelberg TP , 1 Nu Aru Process Camera, 1 AV photo polymer plate maker, and a 36” Senator cutter.
The letterpress equipment will be in operation from 5:00 pm to about 6:00 pm before the meeting.
Shoreline Press is located at: 2551 South Rodeo Gulch Road, #12