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General Studio Support

Our Book and Paper Arts studio is a haven for students eager to delve into the captivating realm of old and new bookbinding techniques, papermaking, printmaking, calligraphy, and the vibrant world of marbling. But we need your support to continue offering these captivating endeavors.

By donating to our program, you can play a vital role in sustaining our studio’s general operations and fulfilling our capital needs. Your generous contribution will ensure that students have access to high-quality materials, equipment, and resources necessary to explore their creativity and hone their skills. With your support, we can maintain a thriving studio that sparks innovation and fosters a love for the art of books and paper.

Etching Equipment

Etching Press

Letterpress Equipment


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Week or Weekend Scholarships

Our scholarship program helps those who would otherwise be unable to attend have joyous and enlivening learning experiences. Examples of recipients might be young people without deeper financial resources, people burdened by the weight of medical debt, or those challenged by a significant life event who need respite. Imagine helping a passionate, burgeoning creative who’s poised to become a professional artist.

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Support Book & Paper Art

In our Book and Paper Arts studio, students explore old and new bookbinding techniques, papermaking, printmaking, calligraphy, and the colorful world of marbling. Help us offer these fascinating endeavors by donating to support the program’s general operation and capital needs or by providing a scholarship to someone who loves paper as much as you!

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Resident Artist in Book & Paper Arts, Printmaking, Marbling, Calligraphy

Dea Sasso

Dea is a professional hand bookbinder, sole proprietor of Light of Day Bindery since 1988, and custom leather designer since 1970. She works on private collections; repairs and restores old books; and designs and creates new books, editions, and miniatures. She has been teaching in art institutes and privately since 1991. Dea has an MSPH and has studied and worked for numerous nationally known hand binders and conservators. She is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and the Guild of Book Workers.

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Book & Paper Arts Studio Assistant

Lynn Ann Miller

Lynn Ann was introduced to the magic of enamels in 2000. She studied with many well known instructors on both copper and silver. Making jewelry, bowls, boxes and objects of interest, she has been enamored with transparency and opacity that can be achieved and continues to stretch boundaries with the infinite possibilities this medium affords. Lynn Ann also teaches bookmaking classes at the Folk School and is the studio assistant for the Book & Paper Arts studio.

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Book & Paper Arts, Printmaking, Marbling, Calligraphy, Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media, Photography, Writing Coordinator

Rachel Watson

Rachel is an interdisciplinary artist working in alternative and traditional photography, printmaking, jewelry, woodworking, book arts, textiles, and installation. After completing her MFA at the University of Georgia in 2020, she digitized the 7,000-piece collection at Newcomb Art Museum in New Orleans.  Originally from Northeast Georgia, Rachel has traveled the world learning alternative photography processes and participating in photography and printmaking conferences. She is currently renovating Elf School, a historic school in Hayesville, NC, where she plans to build studios and continue her art practice while sharing her passion, skills, and experience with others at the Folk School.

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Please contact Development for more information.

John C. Campbell Folk School

Development Office

Barbie White, Development Manager

1.800.FOLK.SCH (365-5724) x39

Mailing Address
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

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