Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Seed to Sheet: Ann Kalmbach Speaks at Gomez Mill House, Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Dard Hunter Mill, Photo: Chris Panetta, Red Hook NY

Ann Kalmbach, Director and Co-Founder of Women’s Studio Workshop Speaks on Seed to Sheet– Material Sourcing for Papermaking

On Sunday, July 26, at 1pm, Ann Kalmbach will present an introduction to Seed to Sheet, a project aimed at material sourcing for handmade paper. Ann is a co-founder and Executive Director of Women’s Studio Workshop, an artists’ workspace centered on printmaking, papermaking, photography, book arts and ceramics. It is the oldest and only residency program for women artists in the country.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Bull & Branch is Arriving Soon!

Introducing the Bull & Branch with a fresh new look for 2015!

Arriving soon in your mailbox will be the most recent issue of the Bull & Branch, newsletter of the Friends of Dard Hunter. You'll find this Bull & Branch (and its handmade paper covers) worth the wait!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Announcing David Carruthers as the 2015 Keynote Speaker at Paper Points North

The Friends of Dard Hunter are honored and excited to welcome David Carruthers as the Keynote Speaker at Paper Points North, the 2015 Annual Meeting. David is the owner and founder of La Papeterie Saint-Armand

David opened Saint-Armand is 1979, after leaving his job at the Pulp & Paper Association of Canada because he had had enough of office work. Papermaking has been in the Carruthers family for generations. David’s grand-father George Carruthers was owner of the Interlake Paper Mill, in Ontario. He also wrote the book “Papermaking” which traces the history of 100 years of papermaking in Canada up to 1905. David’s father was a paper salesman with the family firm and he had a gift for selling ‘remainders’ by the carload. The Papeterie Saint-Armand is located in Montreal’s historic South West Borough and provides handmade paper, machine-made paper, and sanded paper to a variety of clients locally, nationally and internationally. Saint-Armand is a longstanding pillar within Montreal’s community of small/medium manufacturers, and David’s commitment and interest in the local business community is as strong as ever.

To learn more about La Papeterie Saint Armand:

More Conference & Registration Information

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

It's Time to Register for Paper Points North, the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Friends of Dard Hunter

PAPER POINTS NORTH 2015 Annual Meeting of the Friends of Dard Hunter
October 22-25, 2015
Banff, Alberta

You are invited to Paper Points North, the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Friends of Dard Hunter, held in the beautiful Alberta Rockies at the internationally recognized Banff Centre. Enjoy a long weekend of conversation and activities filled with handmade paper!

The conference starts Thursday, October 22 with a talk given by the 2015 Keynote Speaker, David Carruthers of La Papeterie Saint-Armand. Then, enjoy two days of demonstrations, lectures, studio tours, the member's exhibition, and an evening banquet with a live auction. Hope to see you there!

More Conference & Registration Information http://www.friendsofdardhunter.org/conference.html


Enter & Login to the New Registration & Membership Website https://thefriendsofdardhunter.wildapricot.org/Meeting

Learn about the Banff Centre http://www.banffcentre.ca/

Questions? Please visit the conference site for a list of contacts. http://www.friendsofdardhunter.org/2015-contact.html


Thursday, July 9, 2015

New Exhibitions at The Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory: Jack Carlton’s 'Observations & Impressions,' Kerri Harding’s 'Murmuration'

Jack Carlton’s Observations & Impressions
Kerri Harding’s

August 7 – September 17
6 weeks

CLEVELAND (July 8, 2015) – Flock to the Morgan to observe their newest mesmerizing exhibitions. Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation will present concurrent exhibitions in the main gallery featuring Kerri Harding’s Murmuration and Jack Carlton’s Observations & Impressions.  

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Aid for Nepal: Papermakers Nimto and Nima Sherpa of Tibetan Handicraft & Paper

Papermakers Nimto and Nima Sherpa of Tibetan Handicraft & Paper in Kathmandu were severely affected by the April 25 and May 12 earthquakes in Nepal. They are now entering the monsoon season in need of building materials for shelter, for rebuilding their print shop, for making repairs to the school they established, and for helping their families and neighbors. In their home village of Bigu and the two adjacent villages, all 2,000 dwellings were destroyed.

Many of you may have seen, or may even own, small and colorful Tibetan prayer flags made of handmade paper. Since 2005, Nimto and Nima and company have sent more than five million of these prayers all around the world. And now these dear friends need our prayers – and our help! We have already sent some funds and are still raising more. No amount is too small. If you wish to contribute directly, please make checks payable to:

Paper Road Tibet
and mail to:
Tom Leech
2 Casa Del Oro Loop
Santa Fe, NM 87508

Please note, Paper Road Tibet relinquished its 501(c)3 status in 2003. While these contributions are not tax deductible, 100% of funds will be wired to Tibetan Handicraft & Paper, LTD.

For tax deductible and credit card contributions, we encourage you to contact dZi Inc.

For detailed earthquake report from Tibetan Handicraft & Papers, see

Tibetan Handicraft & Paper’s pre-earthquake website:

Thank you, on behalf of Paper Road Tibet:
Tom Leech, Jane Farmer, Carol Brighton and Jim Canary

PS – If you are in Santa Fe, stop by the Press at the Palace of the Governors for a selection of handmade papers and stationery products by Tibetan Handicraft & Papers. Prices are great, and again, all proceeds go to back to Nepal. Call 505-476-5096 for more information.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Lecture: Indo-Islamic Papermaking Heritage by Alexandra Soteriou, July 13, 2015

You are invited to a lecture 
Indo-Islamic Papermaking Heritage by Alexandra Soteriou
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education
July 13, 2015 3:30-5:00 PM 

To coincide with the Museum’s exhibition, Sultans of Deccan India, 1500-1700: Opulence and Fantasy, you are invited to a lecture by paper historian, Alexandra Soteriou. In her lecture, Ms. Soteriou charts the migration of Muslim papermakers in tandem with dynastic movements and shares a seldom-seen view of hand papermaking throughout the Sub-continent, the Himalayas and Central Asia.