Instructors

Topics: Calligraphy and Bookbinding

Earning a BFA in 1991 in painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art and graduate studies in Graphic Design at The Portfolio Center, Anne Elser began her artistic career in 1997 as a painter,…

Topics: Paper installations, papermaking, printmaking, paper sculpture

Sanaz Haghani is an up and coming paper artist, printmaker and adjunct instructor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. She received her BA in graphic design from Sooreh University in Iran and, a…

Topics: Book Arts, papermaking, printmaking

Ashley L. Schick makes works on paper and artists’ books. Schick completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and earned her MFA in Printmaking from SCAD-Atlanta. While at SCAD…

Topics: Papermaking

The Mobile Mill is a traveling ‘pop-up’ paper studio that actively challenges traditional notions of art practice, craft culture and education by broadening preconceived notions of where art can…

Topics: Book Arts

Lauren Faulkenberry is a book artist, printmaker, and novelist. Her love of storytelling drives her work, which ranges from limited edition letterpress books to sculptural books and children's…

Topics: Cardmaking, Paper Beads, quilling

Miriam Graham is a Custom Picture Framer, scrapbooker, & cardmaker. For the past 8 years she has specialized in shadow boxes and cutting multi-window mats at Final Touch Frame Shop in…

Topics: Marbling, Origami, Papermaking, Calligraphy

Growing up in Los Angeles, California, Marcia Watt’s family’s idea of fun was to spend hours at used bookstores, and so began her love affair with paper and books.  At Reed College she studied…

Topics: paper cuts, printmaking, pulp painting, homeschool workshops

Jerushia Graham is an Atlanta-based artist who exhibits both nationally and internationally. She earned an MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and teaches…

Topics: Book Arts, papermaking, printmaking

Steve Miller is a professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alabama.  He is the coordinator of the MFA in the Book Arts Program. Steve Miller founded Red…

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Atlanta Printmakers Studio is a non-profit community printmaking studio located in the historic West End neighborhood just minutes from downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 2005 to promote the…

Topics: Bookmaking

Andrew Huot is a book artist and bookbinder in Atlanta, where he operates Big River Bindery, a shop for bookmaking and letterpress printing, book repair, and design. His artwork uses the book form…

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Chad Hayward is an interdisciplinary artist that uses a wide range of materials and methodologies. He has a primary focus in drawing and painting, often using pulp imaging to create handmade paper…

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Allen Spetnagel self-publishes original mini-comics and ‘zines, creates pen-and-ink cartoon drawings, and paints with acrylic on paper and canvas.

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Museum staff at the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking teach a vareity of classes and lead experiences in paper and book arts.

Topics: Paper Craft

Preksha Khare is a paper artist specializing in giant paper flowers. She started flower making as a hobby and her first project was a backdrop for her daugher’s first birthday. Since then her…

Topics: locally sourced fiber, collage, natural dyes

ROBERT THOMPSON - ARTIST STATEMENT My paper tells the story – the story of place. Each piece of paper I make can be traced to a particular farm or famer’s market or to my own yard. For me, the…

Topics: Bookmaking, Book Repair, Preservation

Ann is a book and paper conservator with a passion for making books (and teaching how-to). As former Collections Conservator for the Emory Univ. Libraries, she learned to create and repair a…

Topics: Storytelling

Akbar Imhotep (Ock-Bar M-Hoe-Tep), a 2012 Governor’s Arts & Humanities Awardee, has been a professional storyteller since 1985 and has performed throughout Metro-Atlanta and the Southeast. For…

Topics: Natural plant dyes

Doug Baulos Douglas Pierre Baulos was born in Springfield, Illinois. In 1990, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In 1993, he received a Master of…

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Renee Pearson is a graphic designer, digital illustrator, book artist and paper crafter. In addition to writing two best-selling books on digital scrapbooking, Renee has served as Contributing…