Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS

Rhonda Miller is a bookbinder with a keen interest in book structures and historical bookbinding techniques. As a book artist, she does custom bookbinding and book repair as well as artists books, paper marbling, and print making. Rhonda has made prop books for television, traveling art journals for Levi Strauss, and has been interviewed for Bookbinding Now. Her work has been included in book art exhibits in various locations. One of her books is now part of a permanent collection of artist books at The University of GA-Cortona Library in Italy and an example of her work was selected for inclusion in "500 Handmade Books Vol 2."

While earning her Masters of Library and Information Studies, she took bookbinding courses through the Dawson Printshop at Dalhousie University. Later, she continued to develop her skills through a variety of workshops and intensive learning events such as the Paper and Book Intensive. Rhonda is owner and operator of MyHandboundBooks, a bookbinding and book arts studio and she has taught bookbinding classes at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design and at The Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland.


Current / Upcoming Courses

29. Bookbinding: Historical Ledgers

We will discuss and examine several models of stationery bindings used in different parts of Europe between the 1400s and 1700s. We will then make a specific historical model of a 17th Century ledger binding with a parchment cover.

28. Bookbinding: Alternative Structures

Learn to make a selection of unique books using non-traditional book structures. We will complete at least four different books during the two classes. Materials and tools are provided but if you have your own bone folder, please bring it along.