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Taught by Johan Solberg and Radha Pandey

Applications for the 2024–25 cycle are open!

There is no eligibility criteria for applications but we recommend applying with a portfolio of images of what you consider your best work. It does not have to be related to the field of Book Arts, but should show your inclination towards craft or working with your hands.


Deadline for application: November 15.
Notifications of acceptance: December 30.
Number of available spots: 10


What you need to apply:

1 pg. Statement of purpose

5–10 images of work

Full CV

Application Form

Please send in the first 3 items on the list as a single PDF file to


Preference is given to applicants registering for all 4 semesters. However, the sections can be taken independently of another. We strongly recommend registering for all in order to gain a holistic introduction to Book Arts. With this certificate, you will be eligible to teach in a professional setting. 


If you choose to register for only one semester, your graduation certificate will apply to the section you have completed. It will not be an all-encompassing certificate in Book Arts, but rather Bookbinding, or Papermaking, etc. This will allow you to teach only in the section you have completed. Costs for semesters do not cover materials. These must be purchased separately.

There is an independent work requirement during the week. Participants are welcome to use the studio during the week at predetermined time/dates with the instructors.



Eligibility to teach courses in the areas you have completed training.

20% discount on studio rentals for your personal use/projects during the year.

10% discount on future workshops taught at ND Bookworks

What will you learn, how much will cost and who are the instructors?

Read more here.

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