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Bookmaking Workshop with Rachel Mauser

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Speak up! Finding the Right Structure For Your Story
Workshop with Rachel Mauser

Think through issues of racial and cultural identity in this all levels bookmaking workshop. Participants will use 6-word memoirs, critical questioning, and collaborative techniques to explore different ways to share a story. Quick bookbinding structures and paper folding techniques will be taught in order to find the best form to help get a message across. No prior experience necessary, all supplies included.

About Rachel Mauser:
Rachel Mauser is a multi-media artist living and working in Louisville, Kentucky. She is co-founder and Program Director for the Steam Exchange, a community arts organization that serves the Smoketown neighborhood of Louisville. She recently completed the Core Fellowship at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. She holds a BFA in painting and art education from Murray State University. Rachel was a recipient of the Windgate Fellowship in 2011, which she used to attend workshops at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, and Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Rachel uses a variety of media including letterpress, printmaking, metal, and textiles to create artist books that are both sculptural and conceptual in nature. Her work has been shown at national and international art venues, including Penland School of Crafts, Todd Art Gallery in TN, and Murray Art Guild in KY. Rachel has taught paper making, printmaking, painting, and bookbinding workshops nationally and internationally.

For more information about registering for the event and other YWCA Stand Against Racism initiatives, please contact

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is proud to partner with YWCA of Asheville’s Stand Against Racism campaign for this program.


April 22, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design
(828) 785-1357


The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design
67 Broadway
Asheville, 28801
(828) 785-1357