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Artisan in Residence: Lara Henderson, Book Maker and Book Arts

  • Presented By: Ocean House
  • Dates: October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Ocean House
  • 1 Bluff Avenue
  • Watch Hill, RI 02891
  • Join the Ocean House at the monthly Artisan in Residence weekend event to meet with nationally-recognized artists and artisans for hands-on art instruction, special lectures and reception. This month, meet Lara Henderson, book maker and book artisan. Friday, October 11, 5 pm – 6 pm in the Ocean House Living Room: Meet book artist, printmaker, designer, and educator Lara Henderson from Providence, RI. Lara crafts beautiful hand sewn books as her trade and shares her love of design and her experience with As220 Industries overseeing their Printshop, media lab, and digital fabrication space. Saturday, October 12, 9 am – 11:30 am at the School House Cottage: Students will create three personalized books. Lara will demonstrate on how to create one folded book and two sewn books, perfect for journaling or sketchbook. Sunday, October 13, 9 am – 11 am at the School House Cottage: Enjoy a chance to speak with Lara about her hand bound books and her journey to becoming a professor at UMass Dartmouth and Brown University. Coffee, Tea, and Baked Goods will be Available. Sunday, October 13, 2 pm – 4 pm Drawing Room: Take an inside look at how Lara started honing in her book making craft and learn about her other talents as a printmaker, designer, and educator. Enjoy the ability to purchase one of her beautifully hand bound books for your next journaling or sketching adventure.Wine and Cheese.