This display features the steps and tools of bookbinding as practiced by Sullivan Book Arts, a bindery based out of Pittsburg, Kansas.
Olive Sullivan is obsessed with books. She is a writer as well as a bookbinder and recently opened her own Little Free Library. Her poetry collection, Wandering Bone, was published in 2017 (Meadowlark Books, Emporia). She began bookbinding with Sharen May in 2011 and is now training her own apprentice, Angel Abshire, in this art.
Sullivan Book Arts specializes in restoration, custom bookbinding, art books, and more. For more information, visit them HERE.
Bookbinding is on display inside Joplin Public Library now through November 15, 2020.
Click HERE to see a news feature about Sullivan Book Arts’ Bookbinding.