• From the WatchArt! Event, 2016

    WatchArt! with Art Books Cleveland Members at Cleveland State University, Octavofest 2016.

  • Contemporary Artists Books

    Contemporary Artists Books by Art Books Cleveland exhibition at the Art Galleries, CSU, Octavofest 2016.

  • Children display their tunnel books

    Children display their tunnel books at the All The Books Are Stages event, Octavofest 2016.

  • Accordion fold button book

    A "button" book made at the Langston Hughes Branch, Cleveland Public Library, Octavofest 2015.

  • Paper Gardens Workshop

    Paper Gardens Workshop at the Michael Schwartz Library CSU, Octavofest 2015.

  • The Great Wall by Guy Laramee

    The Great Wall by Guy Laramee, Octavofest 2014.

  • Plain Jane Paper Arts by Jane LaFazio

    Plain Jane Paper Arts by Jane LaFazio, Octavofest 2014.

  • Miniature Book Lecture by Todd Sommerfeld, Octavofest 2014

    Miniature Book Lecture by Todd Sommerfeld, Octavofest 2014.

  • Folding Book Art at Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library, Octavofest 2014

    Folding Book Art at Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library, Octavofest 2014.

  • Melissa O'Grady

    Making pop-up books with Art Books Cleveland Book Artist, Melissa O'Grady, Octavofest 2014.

  • Octavofest Window at the Statler Arms

    Octavofest Window at the Statler Arms, 2012.

  • The History of Pop-Up Books Event

    The History of Pop-Up Books Event, Octavofest 2011

  • Warhol Mania @ The Ingalls Library, from Octavofest 2011

    Warhol Mania @ The Ingalls Library, Cleveland Museum of Art, Octavofest 2011.

  • WatchART Finale Event

    WatchART Finale Event for Octavofest 2011.

  • Papermaking Demonstration

    Papermaking Demonstration at the Cleveland Public Library, Octavofest 2010.

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