Ephemera Exchange

Ephemera Exchange 2016

EphemeraAnnual Ephemera Exchange !
The Deadline for the 2016 Ephemera playdate is December 31.
Please send your edition of 30 pieces no larger than 5 x 7″ (or folding down to that size) to:

Book Arts League Ephemera Exchange
c/o Brenda Gallagher
7963 Neva Rd. Longmont, CO 80503
Please include a card with your name, return address and $6.00 for postage.

Your complete collection will be sent back to you in March of 2017.

Each year the Book Arts League hosts an Ephemera playdate. This year we warmly invite you to play with us again! Make and edition of 30 pieces and send them in. These could be letterpress printed cards, hand made collages, potato prints or anything you can dream up! Make an edition of 30, send them in to the BAL, and then in March you will receive the entire collection, one piece from every artist who participated.

Your piece needs to be 5×7 or smaller (or folding down to that size.) All extra collections will be available for sale to support the BAL at open houses and community events. Did you miss last year’s collection? You can buy one the next time you stop in to the Ewing Farm for classes or artist events!

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2014 Ephemera Exchange!

We warmly invite you to participate with us for the 2014 Ephemera Exchange!

Ephemera: is any transitory written or printed matter not meant to be retained or preserved.

To play, print 30 pieces no larger than 5″ x 7″ or folding down to that size. Letterpress printed pieces are encouraged, but the BAL will accept any entry! In the past we have had potato prints, laser printed quotes, creative cuttings from old pages of books, poems picked out of strips of phone books, a set of 30 individual collages, folded maps, even laser printed illustrations. Any thing you can print, you can send!!

Once the Book Arts League receives all entries for 2014, the sets will be collated. A BAL volunteer will then design a wrapper or package to contain the collection and you will be mailed back a complete set! Inside your package you will receive one piece from every person who participated and one of your own pieces. Inside will be a list of the names of all the artists who participated. We have had participants from all across the US!!

Any extra collections will be sold to benefit the Book Arts League. In fact! Collections from previous years are available for sale at any Book Arts League open house.

Come and play!!

Please include $6 to cover postage and send your submission to:

Book Arts League  c/o Brenda Gallagher
7963 Neva Road
Longmont CO 80503

Entries for the 2014 Exchange will be collected starting now and through the end of December. The collated and packaged Exchange will be returned to you in March of 2015.

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2012 – 2013 Ephemera Exchange

Announcing the arrival of the 2012 BAL Ephemera Exchange

After many delays, a devastating flood, and personal heart break, we are pleased to announce the ephemeraarrival of the 2012 Ephemera Exchange. Please forgive us our tardiness. We are calling this collection the 2012-2013 Ephemera Exchange.

We warmly invite you all to participate with us for the 2014 Ephemera Exchange.

To join in our fun, please make an edition of 30 pieces, no larger than 5″ x 7″ (Or folding down to that size.) Please include $6 to cover postage and send your submission to:

Book Arts League  c/o Brenda Gallagher
7963 Neva Road
Longmont CO 80503

Entries for the 2014 Exchange will be collected through December. The collated and packaged Exchange will be returned to you in March of 2015.

Thank you to all who participated in 2012 and waited faithfully for the collection to be returned to you. Please come play with us again this year!

2012 Ephemera Exhange Participants:
David Ashley * Denver CO
Bonnie Baldwin * Sherman Oaks, CA
Evert Brown * Boulder, CO
Earl Noe * Boulder, CO
Scott Fisk * Hot Springs, AZ
Brenda Gallagher * Niwot, CO
Janice Gallagher * Wooster, OH
Vivian Jean * Louisville, CO
Kay Moller * Boulder, CO
Louise Padden * Boulder, CO
Tom Parson * Denver, CO
Dismas Rotta * Boulder, CO
Julia Seko * Longmont, CO
Dorothy Tobe * Denver, CO
Ray Tomasso * Englewood, CO

 

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