Learn basic bookbinding methods with Connective Tissues: printed & published artists Julia Haas, Abby Raffle, and Caroline Perkison. Each participant will come away from the workshop with their own handmade book.
Space is limited. All materials will be provided.
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Julia Haas (b. 2000, Odessa, TX) is a third-year Design BFA student at UT Austin. They address themes of queerness, gender, “cowboy,” nostalgia, and political activism through screen printing, letterpress, cyanotype, tattooing, and DIY construction. They currently serve as Lab Assistant in the UT Austin Design Lab, and have exhibited their work at the First Friday Art Trail in Lubbock, Texas (2018).
Caroline Perkison (b. 2000, Houston, TX) is a third-year Studio Art major at UT Austin. Incorporating found objects and handmade textiles, among other materials, her work considers themes of memory distortion, sentimentality, women’s stories, community, and loneliness. Her work has been exhibited at TEDxUTAustin (2021), the Museum of Contemporary Art Houston (2018), and the Blaffer Museum of Art (2015). She currently serves as a Riso Fellow at UT Austin’s Risograph Lab, and she has curated community art shows in both Houston and Austin. Perkison is a recipient of the Contemporary Art Museum Houston's Martel Award (2018), and has participated in UT Austin's Art and Art History Research Week exhibition (2021).
Abby Raffle (b. 1999, Burlingame, CA) is a multidisciplinary artist based in Austin, Texas. She received her BFA in Studio Art from UT Austin in 2021. Her work has been exhibited in Austin, San Marcos, New York, Los Angeles, and many virtual spaces. She has participated in TEDxUTAustin's exhibition (2021) and in UT Austin's Art and Art History Research Week exhibition (2021).