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.

www.MyHandboundBooks.com

Current / Upcoming Courses

25. Books in Boxes

Bookbinders have long been making boxes to contain and protect books and this workshop will explore both bookbinding and box making during a full weekend workshop. Students will make two sets of books and then construct boxes for them. One-hour lunch break.

26. Adventures in Bookbinding

This class will undertake a bookbinding adventure, making five different types of books over the course of three afternoon classes. A variety of versatile bookbinding techniques will be introduced. This class is suitable for beginners as well as experienced folks who would like to expand their skills.