Andrew Huot Bookbinding for Photographers

Sat, May 18 + Sun, May 19

Please email [email protected] to register.

In this two-day workshop led by book artist and bookbinder Andrew Huot, participants will learn to make their own photobooks beyond standard formats and papers used in print-on-demand books. Students will learn the basics of bookmaking and discuss the best materials and structures for hand-made photobooks, and go home with a library of structural models to reference for future books.

No previous experience in bookmaking necessary. All materials and tools are included in the workshop fee.


One sheet book
2 section pam
Dos a dos
Storage Book
Sewn book with laced paper cover

Andrew Huot is a book artist and bookbinder in Toronto, ON, Canada, where he operates Big River Bindery. He taught bookbinding, conservation, and preservation at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois for 12 years. In addition to conservation and bookbinding, he teaches bookbinding and book arts in his Scarborough studio, for the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, and at arts centres around Toronto. He holds a Masters in Book Arts from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and his artists’ books use photographs, linoleum cuts, and text to share the humorous side of everyday life. His artists’ books are in collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, Yale University, Emory University, and OCADU. See more of his work at and