During these strange times, we are unable to offer classes and workshops at Emerge. So, we reached out to Liz Steiner who was willing to put together a tutorial of bookbinding. Liz was able to create this handmade book from materials around her house - like copy paper, cereal boxes and thread. We hope that you will try your hand at book binding and share your creations with us on social media.
Liz Steiner Bio:
Liz Steiner received her MFA in Metal Design at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. and a BFA in Jewelry/Metals/Enameling from Kent State University in 2006, were she also earned a minor in Geology. She has exhibited work both nationally and internationally in shows such as the Alchemey: The Enamelist Sociey Student Exhibition, the SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition: No Boundaries, the SNAG Annual Juried Student Slide Show: A Presence of Thought, both in Houston Texas. Liz has had work published in Lark’s 500 Pendants and Lockets and 500 Enameled Objects, and curated the international exhibition Hot Under the Collar. She was the 2012 Artist Fellow in Fine Metals at Peters Valley Craft center, and a recipient of a Regional Artist Project Grant. She currently teaches for Pitt Community College and the Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, while maintaining her studio practice as a member of The Art Lab: Innovation Station.
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