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The Magic of Spirit Books

  • Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center 303 Tunxis Road West Hartford, CT, 06107 United States (map)

The Magic of Spirit Books

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kathy Parulski

This program is being co-sponsored with the Monastery Gallery of Art

Inspired by the books of master bookbinder and calligrapher, Susan K. Gaylord, in this workshop you will create a small, simply constructed book made from handmade papers from around the world.  Decorate the book pages with small trinkets, pieces of paper – or make small stitches. It’s all up to you!  We will mount the book in a cradle made of natural materials you will collect from the gardens around the gallery. Feel free to bring any small personal trinkets you want to include. No artistic or book making experience required

Offering: $75.00 (includes materials and lunch)

Presenter Profile

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Kathy Parulski 

Kathy is a former newspaper publisher and editorial writer turned bookbinder and book artist.  She has taught extensively in Connecticut and New England to both adults and children.  Having exhibited extensively in Connecticut, Kathy’s work ranges from the restoration of family Bibles to original book works using metal edge binding and recycled materials. A certified  Zentangle teacher, she also has received a graduate certificate in women’s spirituality at The Women’s Leadership Institute from Hartford Seminary in 2005. She is currently developing a non-profit organization committed to the training and guidance of young women. Her greatest joy, however, is spending time with her husband, Bob and her children and grandchildren.