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Pierro Gallery’s Eagerly Anticipated ‘Booked 13’ Book Arts Show Opens 3/5

The following is from The Pierro Gallery.

BOOKED 13

Saturday, March 5, 2016 – Saturday, March 26, 2016

Opening: Saturday, March 5, 2-4pm

A Tour and Talk: Inside the World of Handmade Books, Thursday March 10, 7:30pm

Gallery hours: Monday – Saturday 10-4pm

*Thursday, March 10 10-9pm

Pietro Gallery's 'Booked 13' Book Arts Show
Pietro Gallery’s ‘Booked 13’ Book Arts Show

The Book Arts Roundtable proudly presents their annual members show of handmade books and works of art based on book making techniques. Over sixty five artists are members of the BAR, some of them have been active since its inception sixteen years ago while many artists are new to the organization.

Members meet several times a month at the Baird Center to learn and teach new techniques in book binding, mixed media, printmaking, paper arts, and more, using their knowledge to tell stories visually with craft, art and skill.

The annual show is one the most popular and highly anticipated exhibitions in the Pierro Gallery’s season. Most of the works on view are for sale at more than reasonable prices for such accomplished work. During the course of the exhibition BAR members are docents in the gallery and are prepared to talk about their own work and that of their fellow members. In addition, selected artists teach workshops in book making techniques that help raise the level of craftsmanship and spread the enjoyment and creativity that follows when making something by hand.

For more information about the show and related workshops visit www.bookartsroundtable.com

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