4th Annual Buffalo BookFest

Saturday, July 18, 2015
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. 


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


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)


OUTSIDE: Papermaking with Danielle Myers of Petrichorpaper, Hand-Stitched Alpha, Alternating Loops Books with Debra Eck & Dragon Books with WNYBAC Volunteers 
Hand-Letterpressed prints with WNYBAC Volunteers
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!
Click here for details.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our funders listed below, for providing support to WNYBAC's ongoing programs taking place throughout Western New York:

NYSCA M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Community Foundation Baird Foundation
Cameron Jane Wendt Foundation StoryGrowing