The Art of the Book '98 Prize Winning Entries
The Bookbinder's Warehouse Award for Fine BindingReg Beatty, Canada
Goatskin with purple heart spine pieces and toggles.
29.5 x 17 x 3 cm.
William Cowley Award for Fine BindingHélène Francoeur, Canada
Engraved leather, suede, and parchment binding in a suede and paper clamshell box.
30 x 23 x 6.5 cm.
The Japanese Paper Place Award for Fine BindingCharlotte Shashoua, Canada
Exposed sewing with four leather bands, covered with Japanese paper on sculptural boards.
29.25 x 23 x 4 cm.
Bookmakers International Award for Fine BindingDawn Kristin Skinner, Canada
Point of the Graver
Simplified binding sewn visibly on bands of brown buffalo leather; spine and box edges of burgundy Oasis goatskin; book covers and box spine, top, and bottom in brown buffalo leather; doublures of Japanese paper; title tooled in palladium.
24 x 16 x 4 cm.
Unisource Award for Artists' BooksJacques Fournier, Canada
La passion du sens
Sekishu-Banshi-Tsuru (type of Japanese paper), maple, slate, glass, bronze, wax linen tread, collaboration with Denise Desautels and Sylvia Safdie.
21.5 x 36 x 19 cm.
St. Armand Paper Award for Artists' BooksEmily Martin, United States
Pop up book with hand painted and mixed media pop ups, computer printed text.
21.5 x 18 x 10 cm.
Woolfitts Art Enterprises Inc. Award for CalligraphyNancy Ruth Jackson, United States
Gouache, marbled paper, and ink on board.
51 x 51 cm.
William Cowley Award for Fine PrintingMargaret Lock, Canada
Poem about Nothing
Text by William of Poitiers, translation by Fred Lock; woodcuts by the artist, Baskerville type printed on Twinrocker's One Hundred Percent Linen handmade paper; three-board portfolio with Japanese handmade paper boards and end papers (suminagashi and aramé) and linen spines and foreedge.
26.8 x 16.6 cm.
Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Award for Fine PrintingWilliam Rueter, Canada
Cantigas de Amigo
Letterpress printed book and wood engravings.
22.9 x 14.9 x 9 cm.
William Rueter and Don Taylor, Canada
Aboveground Art Supplies Award for Fine PrintingAlan Stein, Canada
Hand printed book with 10 wood engravings by printer, frontispiece hand coloured and illuminated in 23k gold leaf, cover hand printed lino cut mounted on boards with gold stamped linen hinge (edition of 50).
30.5 x 23 x 2.4 cm.
Colophon Book Arts Suply for Decorated PaperBarbara Lazarus Metz, United States
Garden of Verses
Hand marbled paper with acrylic.
61 x 45.7 cm.
Harcourt Bindery Award for Box Making
Cybèle Young, Canada