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Jim Canary, paper artist: Lecture at Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL

There will be a free lecture here at Columbia College Center for
Book and Paper Arts (1104 S. Wabash Ave. 2nd Floor, 312-344-6630) on
Friday March 30th at 6:30pm.  The featured speaker is Jim Canary.

Mr. Canary has a long-standing interest in Tibet, stemming from his
undergraduate days at Indiana University, where he concentrated on Inner
Asian Studies.  He also completed graduate studies at Indiana in Major
Classical Tibetan and for three years received a Department of Education
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship in Tibetan.  Since 1994, he
has been a project member of Paper Road/Tibet, an organization that
provides research, technical expertise, and development of hand
papermaking operations in Tibet. He is also a board member of the
International Tibetan Archives Preservation Project, responsible for
coordinating cooperative conservation work in Lhasa, Tibet.

Mr. Canary has been Head of the Conservation Department at Indiana
university's Lilly Library in Bloomington since 1993.  He has lectured
widely on Tibetan themes, as well as on various aspects of conservation
and the book arts.  In his free time he has operated a private custom
bindery and letterpress shop, The Cold Mountain Bindery and Iron Bird
Press, since 1980.

Philobiblon: Book Arts, Different By Design
Hand Binding, Conservation, and Project Websites
Peter D. Verheyen
<Fax: 612.632.3718>

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