Hand Papermaking, Inc. is now accepting applications for a new US-based full-time executive director to replace retiring executive director Tom Bannister. A committee composed of Hand Papermaking board members, past and present, is conducting the search and plans to select and announce a new executive director by mid-February 2017. The new executive director will be charged with overall leadership, operation, and the realization of the values, vision, and mission of the nonprofit publishing organization.
“We are thankful for Tom’s dedication and inspired leadership of Hand Papermaking
for the last 22 years, and excited about the next phase of our organization’s
evolution,” said Susan Mackin Dolan, Hand Papermaking board chair and search
Parties interested in applying can visit job.handpapermaking.org for a detailed
position description and required qualifications.
About Hand Papermaking, Inc.
Hand Papermaking, Inc., is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to preserving and
advancing traditional and contemporary ideas and practices in the art of hand
papermaking. For over 30 years, Hand Papermaking has explored and chronicled the
art of making paper by hand, featuring traditional and modern practices worldwide,
curating and presenting the best of the field, inspiring the ongoing revival of the
craft, and facilitating the emergence of handmade paper as a vibrant contemporary
art medium. The organization was founded in 1986 by Amanda Degener and Michael
Durgin and has been under the leadership of Tom Bannister since 1995.