Art of the Book at Craft Ontario Gallery

Martina Edmondson
facebook ObsessionsForty-two, four page, hexagon shaped accordion-fold books, printed on silk organza, dyed with coffee, black and Chinese tea, beet juice, and onionskin; pinned to a canvas. The Art of the Book 2013 is the sixth juried, travelling exhibition from the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild. Thirty examples of the book as an art object mark the guild's 30th anniversary. Forms range from traditional leather-bound volumes to decorative structures and even playful experiments. Free and open to the public until September 13 at Craft Ontario Gallery.