The Awards Committee of the Guild of Book Workers is seeking nominations for two awards given annually, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Laura Young Award. The members of the committee are James Reid-Cunningham, Katy Baum and Christopher Brown. The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to an individual in recognition of significant contribution to the goals of the Guild.” The nominee must have contributed to the profession of the book arts, rather than just to the Guild. The nominee is not required to be a current or former member of the Guild. Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award will receive lifetime membership in the Guild, with no obligation to pay dues. The Laura Young Award is given to an individual in recognition of sustained commitment to the Guild,” that is, a member who has served the Guild in an outstanding manner. Both current and former members of the Guild are eligible for the Laura Young Award. Information about previous recipients of Guild Awards can be found at https://guildofbookworkers.org/awards. The deadline for nominations is February 28, 2019. To nominate an individual for either award, please submit a letter of support to James Reid-Cunningham, the chair of the Awards Committee, at james_reidcunningham[at]yahoo[dot]com.
The range of artistic skills found within our membership is always astounding. You make books, work with metal and wood, paint, draw, make music... The Guild is a never ending source of inspiration, and we want to see all of the wonderful projects you have going on! Tag us for a chance to be featured! #Repost @liang.yi.bin with @get_repost ・・・ #inktober day 25: an assortment of brushes used in bookbinding . . . #drawing #bookbinding #tools #bookbinder #blackandwhite #lineart #linework #pen #illustration #rapidograph #illo #inktober2018 #inking #bookart #nbssboston #ink #art #illustrator #artist #bnw #inkdrawing #studio #tools #brushes
So it’s Monday, and maybe the last few incredible days feel like a dream as your commute takes you back into your daily swing of things. Here’s a little reminder that it was in fact real, and that you can experience all of the passion and genius again next year in Philadelphia! October 24th-26th, 2019 #standards2018 #standards2019 #guildofbookworkers #gbw #philly #countingdownthedays