A programme of book art art exhibitions, competitions and workshops delivering opportunities for book artists and new, accessible ways into reading for children and young people in Nottingham. We aim to give Book Arts a home in the City of Literature, working closely with Nottingham City Libraries, galleries and schools and are aligned with Libraries Universal Offers and ACE’s reader development priority.

NOTTS BOOK ARTS FAIR 2022

8th Oct – Book Arts Fair (free entry) with stalls, bookbinding demonstration by the Society of Bookbinders. We are taking applications for stallholders on CuratorSpace, the deadline for submissions is 31st July 2022.

NOTTS BOOK ARTS EXHIBITIONS 2022

24th Sept – 29th Oct – Finding New Creativity Exhibition, Artspace, Wollaton Library. Wall-Hung exhibition with winners and juried prices from the school competition, results from the tunnel book workshop, and small books/zines from artists. There will be an opening of the exhibition with a prize-giving for the school competition on the 24th September.

2nd – 29th Oct – Book Arts Exhibition at Wollaton Library (main library/reading space)

NOTTS BOOK ARTS WORKSHOPS 2022

19th October (TBC) – Introduction to Book Arts Workshop at Wollaton Library, FREE

NOTTS BOOK ARTS COMPETITION 2022

31st Aug – Entry deadline for the Summer-School-Break: School Competition

1st – 10th Sept – Online Exhibition and Public Voting for school competition entries

24th Sept – Prize-giving for the School competition at the opening of Wollaton Art Space exhibition

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Jenny Stevenson

Jenny Stevenson loves to combine paper engineering with collage and uses repetition alongside playful elements to show narrative in her intricate handmade books. Her inspiration comes from exploring new locations, and she has a fascination with buildings.     “I like to discover the story in a place, the history, the feeling ofvisiting it or how […]

Hilke Kurzke

I am Hilke Kurzke, book artist, writer, sole trader, mother and wife. I am the woman Büchertiger Studio & Press (the imprint under which I publish my editioned artwork), and Büchertiger Supplies, the name of my retail business. I am trying to solve the mysteries of life and the magic of books through making, printing, […]

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