Creative Capsule – Into the Studio: The Art of the Handmade Book with Cynthia Lollis and Daniela Deeg

Date(s) - 06/19/2023
Time(s) - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Online - Zoom will be sent day of event to those Registered

Into the Studio

Into the Studio is a series that offers an intimate look into processes and workflows of working fine art photographers. In this series working artists will take you behind the scenes, and show you how they create work, using a variety of methods and materials. From digital to alternative process and mixed-media, these capsule classes are designed to spark new ideas, and introduce new ways to use materials in your own work. Join us In the Studio, and start taking your creative process to the next level.

Into the Studio:
The Art of the Handmade Book
with Cynthia Lollis and Daniela Deeg

Please join us for the inaugural session of APG’s Into the Studio Summer 2023, showcasing the collaborative book arts partnership between Cynthia Lollis, APG’s esteemed resident book arts instructor, and Germany-based book artist, Daniela Deeg. This is a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse into the creative synergy between two internationally acclaimed artists, who have come together “Into the Studio” for this special event.

Set in the Atlanta Printmaker’s Studio‘s stunning new location, Lollis and Deeg will take you into the world of professional book arts, offering insights into their creative process. Gain an intimate understanding of the binding and printing techniques they employ through captivating demonstrations. Discover how they skillfully combine imagery, text, and structure to create profound conceptual depth. This rare opportunity grants you direct exposure to their collaborative artistic processes and behind-the-scenes details of their latest book project.

Instructor’s Bio

Cynthia Lollis is a professor of printmaking and book arts in Atlanta, Georgia. Her collaborative partner, Daniela Deeg is a printmaker, book artist, and art director in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Together, they publish work as ETC Press. Both artists earned M.F.A. degrees in Printmaking from the University of Georgia (UGA). Their collaboration got its start when they won a publishing award to produce a book in Mainz, Germany during the “Gutenberg-Jahr 2000.” Lollis and Deeg are actively making artists’ books and print editions together two decades later. Their ETC Press work can be found in libraries, museums, and private collections in Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the USA. Their collaborative artists’ books are featured in the following publications: Masters: Book Arts: Major Works by Leading Artists (2011), Kunst verbucht: Handschriften und frühe Drucke als Quellen der Inspiration für das Künstlerbuch (2015), Booknesses: Artists’ Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection (2017), and La Bibliothèque nationale du Luxembourg’s Multiple – Vielseitig (2020). In fall 2022, Lollis and Deeg presented the reflective paper, “ETC Press: Two Decades of Transatlantic Collaboration” at the IMPACT 12 Conference in Bristol, UK. This spring, they returned to UGA to talk about their collaborative work for the Lamar Dodd School of Art’s Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture series.

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Into the Studio: The Art of the Handmade Book with Cynthia Lollis and Daniela Deeg
Instructor’s Name – Cynthia Lollis and Daniela Deeg
Date – Monday, June 19, 2023
Time – 7:00-8:30pm
Location – Online
Workshop Fee – $25 member/$50 non-member

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