In December, 2021, we completed our 2021-22 Artist Residency in bookmaking at the the Panorama City Branch Library, supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. I say "we" rather than "I", as this was a team effort with the Library Staff, and of course, the DCA, always … [Read more...] about Visioning the New Year with the Panorama Branch Library
Artist in Residence
Moon, Luna, Lunar It was an honor to lead a special bookmaking workshop through my Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs artist residency at the West Valley Regional Branch Library to welcome and celebrate the Winter Solstice on December 21st, 2021! We focused on the MOON. Our … [Read more...] about MOON BOOK: Bookmaking for the Winter Solstice!
What do we seek, yearn for, want, crave, need, are motivated to strive for, for this New Year coming up? What is Possible? And How do we Achieve it? What are the Possibilities, and how do we Realize them, in this day and age, in this present moment, under our current circumstances, confronted by … [Read more...] about Unfolding Possibilities: Something to Ponder for the New Year
Celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year by making your own handmade books! Please see the fliers below, each holds sign-up information, or all the phone number listed! You can also email me, Los Angeles City Department of Cultural Affairs Artist in Residence Debra Disman, at … [Read more...] about December Brings FREE ONLINE Bookmaking Workshops!!!
Through my Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs artist residencies at the Panorama City and West Valley Regional Branch Libraries, participants have created handmade books to hold treasured memories, including recipes, photos and more. Especially during these time, to create a repository … [Read more...] about Treasured Memories and The Art of the Book
Through my Artist Residency with the Los Angles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist in Residence I had the opportunity to offer an online program/workshop via the Panorama Branch Library of the Los Angeles Public Library in which participants learned how to make "Tunnel Books", and thus how to … [Read more...] about Tunneling Through: Tunnel Bookmaking with the Panorama City Branch Library!