Events

4th Annual Buffalo BookFest

Saturday, July 18, 2015
11am-6pm
WNY Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street in downtown Buffalo, NY.

Buffalo BookFest is a one-day annual event at the Western New York Book Arts Center that brings book and art enthusiasts together from all over the region. We’ll be hosting demonstrations, hands-on workshops, a handmade marketplace, and a number of other spectacles (including, once again, steamroller prints!).

Join us for:

An outside festival of all things printmaking & Book Arts!

Workshops on the Book Arts for children and adults (& the best part? It’s FREE!)
Letterpress Printing  Papermaking   Paper Marbling   Screenprinting Posters & T-Shirts •   Bookmaking & More!

Artists’ market with over 20 regional vendors in the book arts and beyond:
Petrichorpaper  Vintango   Buffalo Heritage  Blue Pike Press  Amy Duengfelder  Big Gurl Stuff  Cappucino Cat / Harumo Sato   Emma Percy  Linda Collingnon • Writers & Books • JJK Crafts   Summyoutside Press   Amy Hayes  ArtWorks   Rochester Print Club    Flying Anvil Metalworks • Hart Studio • Apfel Art  Heather Swenson   Junco Press • Papercraft Miracles  & More!

Steamroller printmaking!
Watch a huge hunk of motorized metal make awesome prints of hand-carved lino & wood cuts by local printmakers…the analog way.

& Food Trucks!
Both Brand new to Buffalo & delicious: (716) Club House & The Flaming Fish!

 

Buffalo BookFest 2015 Schedule:

Please note that all workshops are drop-in, “make it & take it”! All workshops are kid friendly, but some require adult supervision & assistance. 

11am-2pm

OUTSIDE: Encaustic Monotypes with Mark Lavatelli, Japanese Stab Binding with Kate Parzych & Dragon Books with WNYBAC Intern Alex Jun.
LETTERPRESS STUDIO: Hand-Letterpressed posters with WNYBAC Volunteer Caitlin Caldwell
SCREENPRINT STUDIO: Screenprint posters with WNYBAC Volunteer Nathan Deganis-Librera

2-4pm

OUTSIDE: Paper Marbling with Dave Huurman, Mini-Fairy Books with Janna Willoughby-Lohr of Papercraft Miracles, Pamphlet Stitch Notebooks with WNYBAC Volunteer Jarrett Steffen, Printmaking for Kids with Mollie Atkinson of Flying Anvil Metalworks & Dragon Books with WNYBAC Volunteer Rachel Johnson
LETTERPRESS STUDIO: Hand-Letterpressed prints with WNYBAC Volunteers
SCREENPRINT STUDIO: Screenprint T-Shirts with WNYBAC Volunteers (Bring a light-colored T-Shirt or use one of ours! Questions? info@wnybookarts.org)

4-6pm

OUTSIDE: Papermaking with Danielle Myers of Petrichorpaper, Hand-Stitched Alpha, Alternating Loops Books with Debra Eck & Dragon Books with WNYBAC Volunteers 
LETTERPRESS STUDIO: 
Hand-Letterpressed prints with WNYBAC Volunteers
SCREENPRINT STUDIO: 
Screenprint Posters with WNYBAC Volunteers  

 

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Are you an Artist or Artisan interested in vending at the 4th Annual Buffalo BookFest? There are still spots available!
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