Boxcar Press—Polymer Plate ResourceWhere to get polymer plates, supplies for printing and platemaking. They also offer great advice of preparing files for plates and printing them once you get them.
French PaperInexpensive, but good quality colored text weight paper and cardstock. It's what the Book Arts Workshop uses for workshops a lot.
TalasBookbinding, conservation and art supplies such as paper, cloths, tools and board.
Cave Paper—Handmade PaperCave Paper is a production hand-made paper mill dedicated to making decorated and unusual sheets of high quality for use by artists, bookbinders, calligraphers and anyone with a desire for fine sheets.
Colophon Book Arts SupplyOnline retail store serving the unique and widespread book arts community composed of beginning students to advanced professionals that practice, teach, and study making books by hand
Book Arts 101: Home EditionJaffe Center for Book Arts' Director, John Cutrone's live Facebook broadcast of Book Arts 101: Home Edition. This is presented live every Wednesday at 3:00 EDT.
Book Art Theory Blog by College Book Arts AssociationBook Art Theory
Capitalizing on the interdisciplinary nature of the field, this blog calls attention to criticism and theory about the book as a medium and/or subject in works of art and, more generally, about book art. It seeks to encourage dialogue, solicit comments, and create a generative space for new ideas from critics and theorists of various fields regarding the aesthetic, semiotic, haptic, cognitive, historical, and other features that distinguish these works and their function in ethical, political, and social matters.
Umbrella—online quarterlyUmbrella is the most comprehensive online quarterly covering the arena of artists’ books, art books and other multiple editions, including audio and new media.
Book Arts Centers,Schools, and Classes
Jaffe Center for Book ArtsSouth Florida's hub for all aspects of the Book Arts: Letterpress Printing, Bookbinding, Hand Papermaking. JCBA revolves around the Jaffe Collection, an amazing collection of artists' books.
Booklyn Artists AllianceBooklyn’s mission is to promote artists’ books as art and research material and to assist artists and organizations in documenting, exhibiting, and distributing their artwork and archives.
University of the Arts Book Arts and Printmaking MFA ProgramMaster of Fine Arts (MFA) program in Book Arts + Printmaking is one of the first of its kind in the country and is one of the few programs which offers students a dual MFA in both disciplines, allowing for a variety of career options after graduation-from teaching or conservation; to printing, designing and publishing. Located in Philadelphia, PA.
University of Iowa Center for the BookThe UICB offers three credentials: 1) a Master of Fine Arts in the Book Arts; 2) a Graduate Certificate in the book arts, studies, and technologies; and 3) a joint School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) Master of Arts and UICB Graduate Certificate.
Morgan ConservatoryThe Morgan Conservatory is the largest arts center in the United States dedicated to every facet of papermaking, book arts and letterpress printing and to cultivating the talents of established and emerging artists.
Women's Studio WorkshopWorkspace and opportunities for etching, letterpress, papermaking, book arts, silkscreen, 3D work, ceramics, and photography.
Hatch Show PrintInternships and opportunities at Hatch Show Print, a working letterpress print shop since 1879 in Nashville TN.
Organizations and Societies
College Book Arts AssociationA non-profit organization fundamentally committed to the teaching of book arts at the college and university level, while supporting such education at all levels, concerned with both the practice and the analysis of the medium.
Movable Book SocietyA nonprofit organization, provides a forum for artists, book sellers, book producers, collectors, curators, and others to share enthusiasm and exchange information about pop-up and movable books.
Codex Foundation and Book FairThe Codex Foundation exists to preserve and promote the contemporary hand-made book as a work of art in the broadest possible context and to bring to public recognition the artists, the craftsmanship, and the rich history of the civilization of the book.
Guild of BookworkersThe Guild still believes, as did its founders, that there is a responsibility among civilized people to sustain the crafts involved with the production of fine books.
Artist's Books OnlineA collection of files that display artists' books, exhibits, essays, and links to other collections or resource materials for this field. There is an index of agents (authors, publishers, binders, printers etc. of books and works represented), titles (of works, books, and sometimes objects), contributors (authors of essays, exhibits, commentary), and of collections and other resources. The indices are currently under development.
Artists' Books at MassArtThis gallery represents some of the over 300 artists’ books housed at the MassArt Library. Among the artists represented in our collection are Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Sol Lewitt, Andy Warhol, Allan Kaprow, Bruce Nauman, Michael Kirby, Robert Smithson, Christo, Angela Lorenz, Tamara Oppenheimer, Laura Davidson, Stephanie Stigliano, Julie Chen, and Laurie Anderson. All are available to view in person at the Library.
Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp, BelgiumThe original residence and workshop of the Plantin and Moretus publishing dynasty offers you a unique historical experience, which is why it is a Unesco world heritage site. The building’s creaking oak planks and panels seem imbued in the history of books, the art of printing and the story of a family’s entrepreneurial flair. The oldest printing presses in the world can be found here, and much more.
Northeast Document Conservation CenterNEDCC provides professional conservation treatment for books, maps, photographs, documents, parchment, papyrus, manuscripts, architectural plans, and works of art on paper.
AIC—American Institute for ConservationThe American Institute for Conservation (AIC) is the leading membership association for current and aspiring conservators and allied professionals who preserve cultural heritage.