Bethan Maddocks & Remi Bec

Bethan Maddocks & Remi Bec

How did you become involved in artist’s books? It’s all thanks to who we grew up with! Both of us individually have always been drawn to paper and how you can shape and manipulate it, and books are a very direct way of exploring and displaying that…

Sue Lancaster

Sue Lancaster

How did you become involved with artist’s books? I became involved in artist’s books as a response to developing a project to teach creativity to my adult students. The design of covers developed as a way of using interesting textile surfaces for a functional product…

Rachel Smith/Art Smith

Rachel Smith/Art Smith

How did you become involved in artist’s books?As an artist I started making books during my time on the Sheffield Hallam Fine Art MA course, and this interest has continued through my current PhD research. What is the focus of your practice? I am interested…

Robert Good

Robert Good

How did you become involved in artist’s books? I use books as a format if it is the best medium for the subject that I’m working on. Having collected over 3000 definitions of art from the internet, turning them into ‘A New Dictionary of Art’…

Louisa Boyd

Louisa Boyd

How did you become involved in artist’s books? I first started making artist’s books as I was using sketchbooks in an unusual manner – cutting through pages to make complex images that relied on the pages before and after them to complete them. From this,…

Marches Book Arts Group

Marches Book Arts Group

Marches Book Arts Group comprises makers at every level, from those just discovering the joys of book arts to professional artists renowned for their artist’s books. We come from, and share our skills, in a variety of disciplines from textiles and paper sculpture, to calligraphy,…

Christine Nicholls Inkpot and Pen

Christine Nicholls Inkpot and Pen

How did you become involved in artist’s books? I first came across artist’s books at the exhibition Certain Trees: The Constructed Book, Poem and Object 1964-2008, tucked away in a room at the top of the V&A Museum in 2008. Locked away in a case was…

Lynne Barker

Lynne Barker

How did you become involved in artist’s books? I see the artist’s book as the ideal form to act as an archive for my drawings. The book form makes them easily available to others.  What is the focus of your practice? I am interested in…

Anja Uhren

Anja Uhren

How did you become involved in artist’s books? I’ve always been fascinated by sequential art and books are the perfect medium to deliver a variety of messages and stories which to me is the most natural way to express my creativity.  What is the focus…

Less Than 500 Press

Less Than 500 Press

Mark Callard/ Foxhole Magazine How did you become involved in artist’s books? About ten years ago, I started writing poetry as a way of staying sane during a long period of mental ill health and rubbish jobs. My friend’s sister is a graphic designer, and…