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The Art of Handmade Books at the Eastport Arts Center

Posted Feb. 11, 2013, at 11:18 a.m.
Last modified Feb. 11, 2013, at 4:02 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 3 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine

For more information: Chris Grannis; 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.com

The Eastport Arts Center presents “Hand Made Books” with Bernie Vinzani at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, as part of the Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series. Vinzani will demonstrate the art of handcrafted book-making, along with comments about hand making paper, and books as an artform. Vinzani is a professor at the University of Maine – Machias, where he teaches Book Arts, Printmaking, and Papermaking. Vinzani has an MFA in Printmaking from Indiana State University, and has exhibited his work nationally and internationally in such venues as The VI International Print Biennial, Cracow Poland; ARC Gallery, Chicago; Das Papier, Duren, Germany; Paperworks, Caracas, Venezuela; and the Maine Invitational, Portland, Maine. Admission is free and open to the public, though donations are encouraged to pay for heating and lighting the building.

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