Registration for Book Arts Summer 2017


Wells Book Arts Summer Institute is ready to roll in 2017 with 10 great courses to choose from.  This year we have a solid line-up with a wide range of techniques to learn: from Stone Lithography and Lettercarving in Stone to Digital Type Design and Letterpress Fundamentals—there is something for every skill level in the book and lettering arts from some of the most renown practitioners in their fields. Staying on campus with meals and accommodations is a great way to immerse yourself in new skills and relax in the gorgeous Finger Lakes during the summer.

Week 1 — July 9–15
Michael & Winnie Bixler – Typecasting and Monotype Composition
Samuel Feinstein – Hand Tooling with Gold Leaf & Foil
Lorrie Frear – Italic Intensive for Beginning Calligraphers
Jesse Marsolais – Introduction to Lettercarving in Stone
Sara Sauers – Letterpress Fundamentals on the Vandercook

Week 2 — July 16–22
Nancy Sharon Collins  –  Book Arts Entrepreneurship
James Grieshaber  –  Digital Type Making with FontLab
Jennifer Scheuer  –  Stone Lithography
April Sheridan – The Technology of the Broadside
Barb Tetenbaum – Hybrid Structures for Hybrid Voices

Visit our Web info page for more details on the courses and the instructors.
Download the 2017 Summer Institute PDF

Wells Book Arts Summer Institute 2016

WellsSIlogoSunsetWe are very pleased to announce our 2016 Wells Book Arts Summer Institute. It will run for the last two weeks of July and each week features five courses to choose from. The combination of world-class intensive book arts courses and spectacular Finger Lakes scenery makes the Summer Institute a great way to spend a week or two learning and making new art. Online registration is now live! Space is limited and our instructor and course line-up is really stellar, so reserve your space early to avoid disappointment.