Press

"Literature Lovers Think Outside the Book" by Aly Brown.  The Press Citizen, April 1, 2014.  Bexx Caswell's Vegan Buuter Book win's 'Judges Favorite" in the Edible Books Festival.

"Bookbinder and Book Conservator Bexx Caswell to Teach Bookbinding Workshop " Press release from the University of Southern Maine.

2013 Annual Meeting Report: Miniature Monster Abecedarian Workshop with Bexx Caswell” by Mary Uthuppuru. Guild of Book Workers Midwest Chapter Newsletter, Vol. 26-3 (July 2013): 6-9.

"Somerville’s creativity makes ArtBeat bloom" by Carrie Stanziola. The Somervillle Times, July 20, 2011.   White Sparrow Bindery is featured.

Goblin Market face sheet - Illuminated by Maryanne Grebenstein. Bound by Bexx Caswell.  Owned by the Cushing Memorial Library at Texas A&M University.

William Morris Poetry Manuscript face sheet - Illuminated by Maryanne Grebenstein. Bound by Bexx Caswell. Privately owned.


Related Work

Magnetic Resonance: Four Centuries of Science from the Vail Collection - An exhibit featuring selections for MIT's Vail Collection, on view in the MIT's Libraries' Maihagen Gallery, September 17 – December 27, 2012.  Bexx helped select materials for exhibition, preformed conservation of exhibit materials, created custom book mounts for each item, and mounted the exhibit.  She is also featured in a video on the Conservation and Cataloging of the Collection.

MIT: 150 Years in the Stacks - A blog which features 150 books from the – one for every year of MIT’s existence.   Bexx assisted with the selection and phtogaphy of items.


Shop


How I Get My...Miniature Vegan Books - A series of miniature books containing nutritional information vital to those following a meat-free diet. 

Kelmscott Bookshop - Seller's of fine and antiquarian books.  Currently selling several books bound by Bexx Caswell for calligrapher Maryanne Grebenstein.

North Bennet Street School Gallery - Shop in person at the North Bennet Street School gallery in Boston's North End.

White Sparrow Bindery's Etsy Shop - Traditional handmade bookbinding techniques with modern design sensibility.  Specializing in custom wedding albums and miniature books.



Professional Organizations

American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works - A professional organization for individuals working in Conservation.  Bexx is a member of the Book and Paper and Conservators in Private Practice specialty groups.

Designer Bookbinders - A UK based organization dedicated to the craft of bookbinding. 

Guild of Book Workers - A US organization focusing on the craft of bookbinding and book arts.  Bexx is the current Vice President, and a member of the Midwest, New EnglandDelaware Valley Regional Chapters.

Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium - An organization focused on initiating, encouraging, and enhance preservation and conservation activities in Iowa.

Midwest Regional Conservation Guild



Friends

Abbey Studio
Boom Box Bindery
Christina Amato
Emily Martin and the Naughty Dog Press
Jeff Altepeter
Kate MC Photography
Olive Tree Bindery
Panther Peak Bindery
Turn in the Path
Windy Weather Bindery



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Bookbinding and Conservation

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