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Sunday, May 13, 2018


The 23rd annual Newport Paper & Book Arts Festival (NPBAF) was held the weekend of April 20th. With 107 participants including 21 NORBAG members (four who were also instructors), it was the largest NPBAF attendance recorded. There was a wonderful variety of classes that covered surface design, collage, printing, mixed media, assemblage, various book bindings, and the Dremel tool. We were lucky to experience beautiful sunny weather the whole weekend along with a robust ocean breeze in the afternoons. Included below are some photos from the festival.

We love the Sylvia Beach Hotel!

Sandy V. and Jackie W. at the evening reception.

Cheri A. and Dolores G. in the lobby of the Sylvia Beach Hotel.

Randi P. showing her work in the Exposed Binding class.

Spirit House class members display their houses.

Woven spine binding class participants.

Margo K. setting out materials for her woven spine binding class.

A sampling of books from the woven spine binding class.

Michele K.'s beautiful woven spine book.

Dolores G.'s  class making three different book bindings and closures.

These books were made in the Textured & Bound class.

Randi P.'s Japanese Screen structure with her eco-dyed papers.

One of John A's books from the Instructor's show.

Spirit houses from the Instructor's show.

Another beautiful book from the Instructor's Show.

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