Monday, January 26, 2009

Focus on Book Arts Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2009 (POSTMARK)

Scholarship Application/
Focus on Book Arts 9th Biennial Conference

Pacific University
Forest Grove, Oregon
June 24 to June 29, 2009

The ninth biennial Focus on Book Arts conference, Wednesday, June 24 through Sunday, June 29, 2009, offers four days of classes in the book arts - bookbinding, papermaking, printing, artists books, journals - at all skill levels from beginner to advanced. You can pick and choose your classes, coming for only a day or the whole conference. The conference will again be held on the beautiful campus of Pacific University, located in Forest Grove, Oregon, about 25 miles west of Portland. We hope you can join us in this celebration of the book arts.

Scholarship Information

Educating others about the book arts through lectures, workshops, and exhibitions was the goal of the Oregon Book Arts Guild. In recognition of that former guild and in keeping with that goal, the Focus on Book Arts conference will continue to offer scholarships. A $250 scholarship is awarded to students attending a minimum of two days at the Focus on Book Arts conference.
The criteria for eligibility is:

• demonstration of a serious interest in book arts, and
• a commitment to provide a piece of work for the Scholarship Committee’s raffle or a presentation at the conference.

Click here to download a scholarship application.

For information contact:
Patricia Grass
1928 21st Avenue
Forest Grove, OR 97116

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