It has been exciting to lead programs at the Granada Hills Branch Library of the LAPL, as part of my Artist in Residency there: “We Write the Book“, supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs In honor of Native American Heritage Month, participants created … [Read more...] about “Tunneling through” at the Granada Hills Branch Library!
A simple post sharing about a simply lovely program I was privileged to lead at the Bell Library one of the many fine Los Angeles County Libraries serving their patrons with devotion, commitment and love! Parents, children and Library Staff participated. The wonderful Library provides programs … [Read more...] about Bell Library
Learn to create the fun and fabulous "folded fan" book in community at the Library with artist Debra Disman. Create a book that can open, read and displayed in different ways! This program is designed for children aged 5 - 12. All materials included! … [Read more...] about Let’s Make Books at the Bell Library!
In our recent program at the Granada Hills Branch Library of the LAPL, 23 participants created "folded fan" books, comprised of an accordion spine, front and back covers, and fan pages. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, they added their own "Picado Papel", decoratively cut and punched … [Read more...] about National Hispanic Heritage Month: A Bookish Celebration
It was wonderful to work with families to create books at the Compton Library. Participants worked together to create the fun and versatile "flag book" structure. Community members got to know each other in the library, through the work of their hands. Siblings and Moms created in … [Read more...] about Creating in Compton
We started off our Family Bookmaking Workshop series at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art with the Accordion Fold Book, then moved onto “The Folded Fan” book (my own nomenclature) which also employed the accordion/concertina fold to great effect. We completed our series with The Flag Book, a … [Read more...] about LACMA LOVE: The Art of the Book 3: The Flag Book