Wednesday, July 24, 2013


Hi Friends!

Get ready to for an exciting time in the gateway to the west...  Summer is moving fast, and will be over before you know it. So it's time to start making your plans to head to St. Louis, Missouri, for the 2013 Annual FDH International Papermaking Conference...

Look below to see the complete schedule of events. (You will find the rest of your planning details on the FDH website, which are now up and ready for viewing). 

The St. Louis Friends team have been working hard for the past year to put together some great conference details, and they are ready to welcome us to their fair city with enthusiastic open arms! So don't wait until the last minute. Make your plans NOW! and Meet [us] in St Louis...

Papers! Please! 
St. Louis, MO 
October 17-19, 2013

Pre-Conference: October 14-17

Full Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 17

5:00-7:00pm: Welcome Reception and Keynote in Steinberg Auditorium at Washington University
7:00-10:00pm: Delmar Gallery Walk
  • The Craft Alliance Gallery
  • Island Press Collaborative Print Project with FDH Members
  • Regional Arts Commission Gallery
  • University City Library Art Gallery

Friday, October 18

7:00-8:15am: Coffee and Trade Fair
8:30-11:00am: Lectures at Regional Arts Commission
8:30-9:15am: Friday Morning Panels
  • High Shrinkage Panel, Moderated by Emily Cook
  • Meeting the Challenges of Working with Paper in the Context of the Fiber Arts, Moderated by Carlene Fullerton
  • Super Natural: Paper as Physical, Political and Mythical Device by Jillina Bruschera, Alex Borgen and Krista Franklin
9:15-9:45am: Coffee and Trade Fair
10:00-11:00am: Friday Morning Presentations
Session 1
  • The Influence of Paper by Deborah Baldizar
  • Paper as Expressive Medium by Grace Reff
  • Hook Pottery and Paper by Andrea Peterson
Session 2, Moderated by Marie Bannerot McInerney
  • Stop Motion Animation with Watermarks by Radha Pandey
  • Kinder Papers Coming to a Store Near You by Mimi Aumann
  • Glasswork: Color of Place by William Frank
Session 3, Moderated by Andrea Ferber
  • Hollander Beaters by Robert Possehl
  • Fields of Gold: Deckles and Moulds by Steve Kostell
  • Paper’s Origins: The Social Culture, Technological Practices and Agricultural Materials that Surrounded the Invention of Papermaking in China by Elizabeth Boyne
1:30-4:30pm: Demonstrations and Talks at Washington University
  • Sculptural Papermaking by Sean Fitzgibbons and Jon A. Orosco
  • Letterpressed to Perfection by Joseph Lappie
  • How to Make and Use a Simple Loom to Produce Laid Wire Screen by John Carvalho
  • The Final Papermakers of the Royal Family of Thailand by Elaine Koretsky
  • Making Traditional Paper in Myanmar by Sidney Koretsky
4:30-6:30pm: Members Show Reception at Steinberg Gallery at Washington University
  • Anything But Trivial, Curated by Andrea Ferber and Elissa Yukiko Weinbrodt
7:00-10:00pm: Cherokee Street Gallery Walk
  • Firecracker Press
  • Paperboat Studios
  • Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts
  • Various Project Spaces

Saturday, October 19

7:00-8:15am: Coffee and Trade Fair at Moonrise Hotel
9:00-11:00am: Workshops and Talks at Webster University
  • Panty Pulping by Margaret Mahan
  • Papermaking with Plants by Cecile Webster
  • Round Table on the Chemistry of Paper by Ted Gast
    (Submit your questions now)
  • Hunt Gallery Exhibition
11:30-12:30pm: Lunch at Webster University
1:00-4:00pm: Grand Center Gallery/Museum Tour
  • Joan Hall Studios
  • Des Lee Gallery
  • Pulizer Foundation for the Arts and Contemporary Art Museum
  • Bruno David Gallery
  • Craft Alliance Grand Center
4:30-5:30: Trade Fair
6:00-7:00pm: Cocktail Hour and Live Auction at Moonrise Hotel Rooftop
7:00-10:00pm: Banquet

Sunday, October 20

8:00-9:00am: Board Meeting
9:00-10:00am: Planning Meeting
Don’t forget to see the exhibition Paper Trails in the Meeting Place Gallery at St. Louis’ Lambert International Airport. The gallery is located in the passenger pickup waiting area in Lambert Airport’s Terminal 1 near the exit from Concourse C. This space is accessible to the general public without having to go through airport security and will be up from June 12 through October 21, 2013.

For all additional information about the conference, and travel details please visit FDH > CONFERENCE page


Anonymous said...

hi I would like to participate, but I cant do it online, because I am in Argentina...which my zip code it is different from the ones in USA...any suggestions?

MO-8-TRA said...

I would lñike to know like how do I register for the pre conferences?

MO-8-TRA said...

hello what about the pre-conference?
how can I participate?