Winners of the second OPEN • SET competition were just announced by the American Academy of Bookbinding, as well as the participants of the moving exhibition that tour the US throughout the next year.
American Academy of Bookbinding
In 2013, I signed up for my first bookbinding course. It was a general interest course that ran for 3 hours every Tuesday evening for 11 weeks. It was kind of a whim—I just thought it sounded cool. What I didn't realize at the time was that this course wasn't just my introduction to bookbinding...
Every year two types of scholarships are awarded at the American Academy of Bookbinding awards scholarships: Open Scholarship and AAB Fine Binding Scholarship. The first one comes in the amount of $1000 that can be applied toward tuition. The latter one is a $3000 award, which can be used to cover tuition and housing fees. For the students who can show financial need there is also a Tuition Assistance option that covers $400 for a one-week course and $800 for a two-week course. Continue reading →
It is time to apply for one of the scholarships offered by the American Academy of Bookbinding. I’ve used that chance last year and I’m very happy that I was lucky to receive the scholarship and to attend two wonderful courses: Box Making with Peter Geraty and Fine Binding with Don Glaister. These three weeks were one of the best I had in the recent years =) Continue reading →