A Bookbinder’s Journey
Bookbinding, Conservation and preservation, Apprenticeship, Internship, Ernst Collin
Art and Materials Conservation | Art Education | Art Practice | Book and Paper
The Syracuse University Libraries Assembly (SULA) presents Peter Verheyen, Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries. At this illustrated lecture on July 30, 2018 Verheyen spoke to his career as a bookbinder with a focus on his creative work. A video recording that also includes the questions & answers can be viewed here. Among the facets discussed were how his experiences and the mentorship he received as a work-study student guided him to apprentice in his “native” Germany; the materials and techniques he uses to craft his bindings, many of which have been exhibited throughout the US and abroad; and a recent project that ties together many of the threads of his career. In addition to slides, he brought a selection of his bindings and some of the tools and materials he uses in his work, for attendees to explore.
Peter D Verheyen. "A Bookbinder’s Journey" Syracuse University Libraries Assembly (SULA) (2018) Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter_verheyen/48/
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