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San Diego Book Arts Group Nsl. Digest

Newsletter Digest from The San Diego Book Arts Group ---
Information in and around San Diego for the bookish community!

Susan King Is This Year’s Annual Mesa College Book Arts Slide

A slide lecture by Susan King, entitled, “Source/ Resource: Developing Ideas
at Paradise Press,” is set for Thursday, March 16 at 7:30 at Mesa College,
proving an informal investigation of source material and idea generation in
COLLEGE, 7250 Mesa College Dr.
Free lecture, Public invited. Parking is available in the staff and faculty
overflow lot across the street from the Building A flagpole. Purchase $1.00
permit at ticket machine in parking lot #1 at Genesee/Marlesta entrance.

San Diego’s Edible Book High Tea Planned for April 1st

Celebrate April Fool's Day at the San Diego Book Arts Edible
Book High Tea: A chance to let your imagination go bananas!
Bring your creation, a book or book object that is fully edible
(and maybe even appetizing!) And bring a 3x5 index card with
the title and menu description of your book. Come to Sara
Rosenbluth's home at 2311 Via Sienna, La Jolla. (RSVP to Sara
at (858) 459-0652). We’ll drink tea in teacups, wine in
wineglasses, photograph our books, and then devour them!
April 1, 2 - 4 PM. Have a crazy friend who wants to participate?
No problem -- just drag them along, with an edible book, of
course!! The Book Arts Edible High Tea will be celebrated simultaneously by
book arts centers around the globe. Many book photos will be featured on an
Edible Book Tea website, and menu entries will be collected and preserved in
the Umbrella Archive in Santa Monica.

Bay Park Press Opening Celebration Set For March 31

Bay Park Press was founded by a group of artists wanting to pursue various
aspects of printmaking, letterpress and artists' books. Please join Bay Park
Press for their opening celebration on Friday, March 31 from 5:00 to 8:00
PM. Bay Park Press is located one block east of Morena Blvd. on the corner
of Napier and Chicago Streets. Bay Park Press, 4138 Napier Street, San
Diego, CA 92110

Bookish Shows To See In And Around San Diego:

The Athenaeum's Third Biennial Artists’ Book Juried Exhibition is opening on
Friday, March 10 from 6:30 to 8:30, and running until April 22. This time
the juror was Lynda Corey Classen, Director of the Special Collections
Library at UCSD. 619-454-5872. Find the Athenaeum at 1008 Wall Street in La
Jolla, or call 858-454-5872 for more info and hours.

Bookish Workshops etc. In And Around San Diego:

As usual, there are exciting classes offered at the Athenaeum this spring.
For more info on any of these, call the Athanaeum at 858-454-5872. "Boxes,
Wraps, and Books: More Techniques for the Book Artist, with Sibyl Rubottom,
April 3 to May 22, Mondays 9 AM to 12 Noon. Ath. members $120, non-members
$135. $25 materials fee.

Also with Sibyl, "Exploring Word and Image/Transfer and Collage," from April
4 to May 23, Tuesdays, 9 AM to 12 Noon. Members $120, non-members $135. $25
materials fee.

At the Athenaeum, "Adding Meaning to Your Artwork," with Kathy Miller and
Diane Weintraub, from April 5 to May 24, Wednesdays, 9 AM to 12 Noon.
Athenaeum members $130, non-members $145. For more info call the Athanaeum
at 858-454-5872.

Evening classes on intaglio/etching will be given by Jim Machaeck at Bay
Park Press. The class will meet on Wednesdays from 6 to 9pm for 8 weeks
starting March 29. For more info just call Jim Machacek at 619-291-6142, or
e-mail him at artjim@home.com .

Jacqueline Jacobs will be teaching classes at Studio Maureen. "Polaroid
Transfer," on Saturday March 18, 12 noon to 5 P.M., fee is $45 and materials
are $7. On Saturday, March 25 from noon to 5 P.M., she’ll conduct a class on
the "Artist Book," covering the accordion fold book. $45 plus $7 for
materials. Find the Studio at 2963 Beech at 30th Street in Golden Hills, or
call 619-233-6679 to register or for more info.

Studio Maureen is also hosting a workshop by Rosemary Boost on "Papermaking
and Paper marbling," on Sunday April 30, from noon to 2:30. Fee: $25 plus $7
for materials. Find the Studio at 2963 Beech at 30th Street in Golden Hills,
or call 619-233-6679 to register or for more info.

At the San Diego Museum of Art, "Literacy through Collaborative Book Arts
Projects," a workshop for elementary teachers by Diane Weintraub and Kathy
Miller. March 4 and 5, 2000. Call the Museum for more info at 619-696-1952.


The School of Art, Design and Art History at SDSU is planning to host two
book artists events with Inge Bruggeman and Daniel Kelm. Daniel will be
giving a public lecture on Friday, April 7, and Inge will be giving a public
lecture on Thursday, April 27 (tentative date -- watch the April Digest
for final info). See and hear the Daniel Kelm slide presentation, at the
School of Art, Design and Art History, San Diego State University, Room 412,
Friday, April 7, 7:30 PM. Parking is free; park in the University Art
Gallery parking or anywhere around the building. Call 619-594-6511 for
additional information. Free and open to the public.

San Diego Book Arts Group Newsletter Schedule:  SDBA publishes a monthly
newsletter for the membership. If you have news, e-mail Diane Weintraub or
Kathy Miller at  IronBearPress@hotmail.com  We welcome your submissions!
Submit, submit!!!
Membership in SDBA is $15 annually in January. Send your check made payable
to SDBA to: Jim Machacek, 1081 Hayes Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. Join,

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