Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week Written by Book Arts Intern: Sage Enderton If you’ve ever stepped foot in a school library, you’re sure to know about the very long list of banned books found in the United States. From JD Salinger to JK Rowling to Toni Morrison, there are hundreds...

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Book Arts Has a New Look!

Book Arts Has a New Look!

We're spilling the type... Book Arts has a New Look! Book Arts has been working on a new look and we are so excited to announce that one of the final steps of our visual branding, our new website, is complete! By joining forces with Telesco Creative Group and...

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Meet the Artist: Kathie Aspaas

Meet the Artist: Kathie Aspaas

A conversation with Kathie Aspaas         Kathie Aspaas is a mixed media artist and printmaker originating from Houston, Texas, and is the owner of Aspen House Press, a studio and workshop in Williamsville, NY. Believing that art is a crucial piece of her identity and...

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Summer, West Side

Summer, West Side

An Exhibition by Katy Sloan Opening Reception Friday, September 6th, 5-9pm Summer, West Side is a collection of prints and artist’s books based on the aesthetics and community of the West Side of Buffalo, NY. Silkscreened prints detail the architecture of the West...

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Meet the Artist: Julio Enrique Flores

Meet the Artist: Julio Enrique Flores

A conversation with Julio Enrique Flores How did you first get started creating visual art? In 1977, the year Star Wars exploded, I coveted my 2nd-grade classmate’s skill at drawing Darth Vader from memory, so he gave me a drawing. This stirred the competitive fearful...

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Meet the Artist: Mark Lavatelli

Meet the Artist: Mark Lavatelli

Encaustic is an ancient and permanent painting technique in which the binder is beeswax. Unlike linseed oil or synthetic resin (e.g. acrylic) binders which dry to harden, the beeswax is heated until molten, mixed with dry pigments to make paint, and, when applied to the painting, cools and hardens instantly. This is why it is unique.

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