First Event of 2019! Book Art from the Heart - A Conversation with Patricia Chupa

Wednesday 16th January, doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start (no booking necessary) 

This free event is for anyone curious about book arts, hoping to try their hand at making, bookbinding, already engaged in the creating of, or wishing to help nurture activities in support of book artists.

The evening’s conversation will include a presentation of the book art piece, ‘Kernow Foremothers: A Homage to the Ferris Women of St. Agnes, Cornwall’, being given to the Hypatia Trust for its collection.

Patricia will show images and remark on some of her works (many of which now reside with private collectors in many states in the US; in the Artist’s Book Collection of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art in Washington State; and also, in Penzance, Cornwall.) 

Rounding off the evening, she will give a brief history of the origin and progress of the Puget Sound Book Artists organisation – and share encouragement for the activities and efforts of the book arts community in Cornwall. A short Q & A may follow. A handout of useful information and links will also be available. 

About Patricia: Patricia Chupa is now retired from a varied working life as a teacher, bookseller, and senior library circulation supervisor. Over the last 10 years, her work has been in exhibitions in Tacoma and Olympia, WA; Dallas, TX; Bristol and Cornwall, UK, Blissfully, she is now able to devote much more time to the making of book art and bookbinding. She has been at it now for over 28 years.

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