Category Archive: hand-made

Do the write thing… Holiday Special

This year’s holiday gift list is themed Social Medium. Share your passion with your loved ones. Here are some of our favorite publications and projects from this year alongside links to amazing ways… Continue reading

Letter Writing Fundraiser – Words With Love

On behalf of artist Cara Benedetto, Small Editions, and Blonde Art Books. In 2016, we asked 30 artists and writers to contribute a short text or illustration to Words With Love – a… Continue reading

Reading Revisited: A conversation with Fabiola Alondra and Jane Harmon of Fortnight Institute

On Thursday, July 28 at 6pm, Fortnight Institute, a new gallery and bookshop in the East Village, will host an evening of readings performed by artists in their current exhibition, Summer Reading on… Continue reading

The Photo Poetics Reading Room

An important element of the exhibition Photo Poetics: An Anthology is the accompanying reading room. The show is curated by Jennifer Blessing, working with assistant curator Susan Thompson, and currently on view at… Continue reading

Words With Love

Words With Love, an on-going project by women who have come together to engage voice, activism, and heart in the form of greeting cards. (above card by Jill Magid) On Valentine’s Day 2015,… Continue reading

Conversations with Canadian Publishers at the Vancouver Art Book Fair 2015

By Justina Bohach The 4th annual Vancouver Art/Book Fair took place from October 17 and 18, 2015 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The event was presented by Project Space; a local non-profit that… Continue reading

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library

First we have to say how we are continually inspired by this image of the library in Stony Island Art Bank in Chicago which opened this September. The Stony Island Arts Bank is… Continue reading

“I’ve thumbed through the books on your shelves”

Our weekend at the Vancouver Art Book Fair in pictures… (photos by Tori Schepel for Blonde Art Books)     “I’ve thumbed through the books on your shelves” – lyric from the song… Continue reading


The third annual BLONDE ART BOOKS BABZ FAIR will feature new and recent publications by over 30 invited independent publishers, and individual artists and writers working in and around New York. Book launches,… Continue reading

Baltimore, my love

We had a blast this weekend in Baltimore at Open Space‘s 6th Annual Publication and Multiples Fair (PMF). This year was the biggest fair yet with over 100 local and national publishers, artists,… Continue reading

Connect 4

1. With the launch of our bi-weekly NEWSLETTER we ask that those of you who follow our blog to subscribe to our newsletter HERE. 2. We post images, articles, and links to international… Continue reading

Preview: Live from the NY Art Book Fair

On the evening of Thursday September 25, Printed Matter opened the doors to its ninth annual NY Art Book Fair, hosted by MoMA PS1. This is THE go-to event of the year for… Continue reading

2014 Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair

The second annual Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair (BABZ Fair) took place during the weekend of June 20 – 22, 2014. BLONDE ART BOOKS invited artists, writers, independent publishers, and designers to… Continue reading

Blonde Art Books in Chicago at the Hyde Park Art Center

On Thursday, July 18th 2013, Hyde Park Art Center hosted Blonde Art Books’ final event of our summer tour. In Chicago that evening, we were joined by Matthew Metzger of Shifter Magazine, Marc… Continue reading

In Defense of Material Circulation: Blonde Art Books’ Traveling Show

Originally posted on ANOBIUM:
BLONDE ART BOOKS is a blog, curatorial project, and bookstore focusing on independent publications by artists and small art and poetry presses. Sonel Breslav started the project in 2012.…

Blonde Art Books in Cleveland with Japanther

On Sunday, June 7th Blonde Art Books set up alongside Japanther, the collaborative art project made up of artists Matt Reilly and Ian Vanek. Throughout the tour we have been featuring two publications… Continue reading

Blonde Art Books at Nudashank, Baltimore

On Thursday June 20, 2013, Nudashank, an artist run gallery founded by Alex Ebstein and Seth Adelsberger and located in the H & H Building in Baltimore, MD, hosted Blonde Art Books for a… Continue reading

John Munshour’s First Novel

A book of constant inquiry at the shop is John Munshour‘s ‘First Novel’. We asked Munshour to tell us a little more about his handmade artist book ‘First Novel’, 2012, edition of 25.… Continue reading

Books of ‘The scenery changes three times’

For the exhibition ‘The scenery changes three times’ Brian Belott, Matthew Craven, Sara Cwynar, and Jen Liu each produced a limited edition chapbook that reconstructs and reimagines the works they have displayed on… Continue reading

The scenery changes three times

The scenery changes three times Brian Belott, Matthew Craven, Sara Cwynar, and Jen Liu Organized by Blonde Art Books March 2 through March 31, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 2, 7 – 9pm… Continue reading

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