Explore the possibilities of artists’ books as a medium for photographers.

There are no available registration dates at this time.

The 2020 Dates for this class have been postponed. Many fall classes will be converted to an online format. View Offerings here

In this hands-on, energetic and fresh course, each day new bindings are demonstrated and practiced in addition to daily critiques, surveys of contemporary book arts and discussions of design, content, text and image. This is a class for people who love to make things with their hands. No previous experience necessary. The digital lab will be available to make prints of work but students are encouraged to bring as much content in the form of images, text, maps, etc, with them.

Winter/Spring Session Info: lodging and meal package available for $525. Includes breakfast and lunch Monday – Friday. Dinner services are not available during our Winter/Spring session. Meal plan (mandatory) without lodging is $150. Plan to arrive on Sunday afternoon/evening to be rested for your workshop which will begin Monday morning, following registration. Workshops will end late Friday afternoon. Lodging is booked for a Saturday departure.

Header Image:  ©Cig Harvey

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Instructor: Cig Harvey

Cig Harvey is an artist whose practice seeks to find the magic in everyday life. Harvey’s work is rich in implied narrative, deeply rooted in the natural world, and devoted to the topics of belonging and familial relationships. Her work has been reviewed and featured in The New York Times, BBC, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Vice, The Sunday Times, The Independent, Marie Claire Italia, and New York Magazine. She is the author of three sold-out books, You Look At Me Like An Emergency, Gardening at Night, and You an Orchestra You a Bomb. Her work is in the collections of major American museums including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the International Museum of Photography and Film at the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. In 2017, Cig was awarded the prestigious Excellence in Teaching Award from CENTER an international organization that honors, supports, and provides opportunities for gifted and committed photographers. In 2020 Cig was awarded the Maine in America Award, presented by the Farnsworth Art Museum’s Board of Trustees in honor of an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to Maine’s role in American art.