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Workshop: Big River Clamshell Box Building

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APG presents a one-day Clamshell Box-building workshop with instructor Andrew Huot from Big River Bindery. A Clamshell Box is an ideal way to present books, prints, and photographs. Constructed of book board and covered with cloth and paper, this box contains two trays that lay flat to present as well as protect your artwork. These boxes can be constructed to fit any format and allows for variations to change the look of the book. At this workshop, you will construct at 8 x 10 inch box to house your photographs.

Andrew Huot

Andrew Huot is a book artist and bookbinder in Atlanta, Georgia. He operates Big River Bindery, a workshop for bookmaking and letterpress printing, book repair, and design. He has a Masters in Book Arts from the University of the Arts, teaches bookbinding and preservation for the University of Illinois and conservation for the International Preservation Studies Center. He exhibits his work widely and it is held in over 50 university library collections. Andrew’s artists’ books can be seen here.

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Workshop Date: Feb 24, 2018, 10am - 4pm (includes one-hour lunch break)
Deadline to Register: Feb 19, 2018
Spots Available: 12

Purchase Entry Fee

You do not have to be a member to register for this workshop. If you are not a member but would like to become one, you can join here.If you are unsure of your membership status, please contact us at

Member $92

Non-Member $115

Cancellation Policy

APG will refund 50% of registration fee for cancellations prior to June 16. No refunds offered for cancellations after June 16.

Earlier Event: February 18
Workshop: Exhibition 101
Later Event: February 26
Call For Entry: Know South / No South