Re: Thank You/ Ideas for Meetings
- Thanks Jill. I've printed all your good ideas out and will pursue them
as soon as I can. I HOPE THERE'S SOMEONE WHO LIVES IN SB WHO'LL HELP
WITH CONTACTING PEOPLE AND PLACES!!!
> Please send your thanks to Pat Baldwin (patbooks@m...) for taking onthe monthly meetings and shower her with ideas. Living in Santa Maria
and being fairly new to our area she needs us to give her contact
people and their phone/email information every time we suggest something.
> This would be best done directly to her at the email address abovebecause individuals might not want their contact information posted to
our group and thereby to the whole world.
>welcoming. Their upstairs space is great for a meeting and then we
> Here are a few of my ideas for future meetings:
> Art From Scrap is a wonderful place and Kay is both informative and
can shop amidst their recycled treasures downstairs. Their recent
shows of assemblage and collage have been great - they might be
receptive to a book arts show.
> Phone:(805) 884-0459.......email:afs@c... site: www.artfromscrap.orgthem to tell us about themselves and their work. Wouldn't you love to
> I would love to highlight some of our local book artists by asking
see a whole bunch of Karen Thomas' origami? Sally Timlin's witty
pieces? Bill McVicar's work? Margaret Matson's amazing paper
dresses? Jean Marie Seaton's unbelievabele ten-years-in-the-making
book? It is always inspiring to know how someone became fascinated by
this world of paper, books, and whatever else they mix it with.
>occasional meeting space in the building the University Women use, a
> As to places to do this in, Virginia Gardner has offered us
beautiful building close to Alice Keck Park. Joyce Resnik has offered
her lovely beach place for a meeting or two once it is warmer. Gianna
de Girolamo-Gaudio said we can meet in her rec room again. The Ridley
Tree was allowing the Santa Barbara Book Arts Alliance to use their
rooms to meet in - perhaps they would welcome us as well.
>in to see books at UCSB. They have a fabulous collection of artist's
> Pam Maines and Lisa Moore both have been on the trail of getting us
books at the Art Library.
>Art Teachers and the S.B. Calligraphy Association. The art teachers
> There are two groups in town I would love to see us meet with: the
could tell us what might be useful for their classes and we could show
or design books for them to teach at all levels of learning. Judy
Nilsen is active in that group and in ours, as is Sara Norquay (who
has offered to show printing techniques to the group over the summer
>wonderful to ask them to show us their work. In turn we could show
> The calligraphers have amazing and beautiful skills and it would be
them ideas for how to showcase these beauties in book forms. (I have
a resource person for this but I would want to check out her interest
> I hope this inspires other readers to throw their ideas in the ring.
> Jill Littlewood
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