Bookspots - California

LOS ANGELES

         BookArtsLA                                  
        11720 Washington Place
        90066 Los Angeles, CA
        www.bookartsla.org


BookArtsLA is a nonprofit organization devoted to bringing the beauty of printing, binding and collecting artists' and other hand made books to the public. Drop by on the third Thursday 7-9PM of each month to show, tell, meet and greet.


SANTA MONICA

        Hiromi Paper                                  
        Bergamot Station
        2525 Michigan Avenue, G-9
        Santa Monica, CA 90404
        http://store.hiromipaper.com/

High quality Japanese paper store.

SAN FRANCISCO

        FLAX Flagship store                                   
        1699 Market Street
        San Francisco, CA 94103
        www.flaxart.com

Giant (20,000 sq feet) art supply store with big paper collection.

 

        San Francisco Center for the Book                                  
        375 Rhode Island Street
        San Francisco, CA 94103
        www.sfcb.org

Non-profit organisation that fosters the joy of books and bookmaking. They have a nice exhibition area and a good place to discover book arts and take workshops.

       The American Bookbinders museum                                
       
856 Folsom Street
        San Francisco, CA 94107
        www.bookbindersmuseum.org
      

Collects and exhibits equipment, books, and ephemera related to the art of bookbinding. *Recommended by Mariet Hylkema


MILL VALLEY

        Seager Gray Gallery                                  
       
108 Throckmorton Ave.
        Mill Valley, CA 94941
        http://www.seagergray.com/    

Contemporary fine art gallery specialising in book and book arts. * Recommended by Lori Sauer


RICHMOND

        Codex Book Fair                                 
        Craneway Pavilion
        1414 Harbour Way South
        Richmond, CA 94804
        www.codexfoundation.org

This Book Fair and Symposium takes place in February and offers four days of fine presses and book artists. Not to be missed! 

 

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