PETER & DONNA THOMAS
260 Fifteenth Avenue Santa Cruz CA 95062 (831) 475-1455
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1995 February: Papermaking and Non Adhesive Bindings Teknikon Natal, Durban, South Africa.
May 23, 1995 Portfolio Making: Printmaking Dept. UCSC.
1995 October: Coming Together, Led book collaboration at Southwest Crafts Center.
1995 Nov. Demo at SF Small Press Bookfair.
1996 April: Australia
Primrose Paperworks. 2 day workshop-papermaking and bookbinding
Fiber Forum. 5 day workshop: "Masters Class in book and papermaking",
Canberra College of Art. 3 day workshop with the Graphic Investigations Dept.
Studio One. 2 day workshop - printing and binding a book
Tasmanian College of the Arts. one day papermaking and bookbinding workshop
1996 June: North Redwoods Book Arts Conference. Arcata, California. Staff Instructors: 2 classes: The Miniature Book. The Miniature Book and Slipcase.
1997 January. Columbia College Chicago Center for the Book and Paper Arts. Two day workshop: Innovations in Miniature Books.
1997 April 12,13, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco CA. Workshop, Introduction to the Miniature Book, Innovations in Miniature Books.
1977 June 21-22 “Focus on Content” confrence, Oregon Guild of Bookworkers, Portland Oregon: Workshop, Miniature book, miniature content_ not always.
1997 September 27-8 Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee WI. Workshop: Bookmaking, an introduction to the craft.
1997 November 15,16, Pyramid Atlantic Riverdale MD. Workshop: Exploring the Miniature Book.
1998 May 30-31 The Southwest Crafts Center. Exploring the Miniature Book.
1998 Oct 25. Boulder Book Arts Guild: Exploring the Miniature Book.
1999 March 15. PCBA. San Francisco Center for the Book.Exploring the Miniature Book.
1999 June 26. Boulder Book Arts Guild: Exploring the Miniature Book.
1999 June 27 - July 3. Summer Writing Program, Naropa Institute, Boulder Colorado. Letterpress Printing.
1999 Nov 4. FDH Chicago Meeting. Western Sheet Forming Techniques.
2000 Winter term. Book Binding for the Artist. Santa Cruz Art League. Santa Cruz, CA.
2000 March 20. Paper Poichoir: Stenciling with Pulp. San Francisco Center for the Book. CA
2000 August. Learning the skills of the vatman. IAPMA. Spineto, Italy.
2000 September 17. The Miniature Scroll Book. San Francisco Center for the Book. CA
2001 Winter term. The Woodcut Book. Santa Cruz Art League. Santa Cruz, CA.
2001 March 5-9. Letterpress and the Miniature Book. Southwest School of Art and Craft. San Antonio, TX
2001 March 10-11. Exploring the Miniature Book. Gallery 424 Galveston, TX.
2001 Oct 18. Plaindromes and the Miniature Scrolling Book. Center for Book Arts. NY, NY.
2001 Oct 21. Exploring the Miniature Book: the Flap Book. Creative Arts Workshop. New Haven, CT.
2001 Oct. 27. Paper and Fire. FHD Conference. Jimmny Peaks, MA
2002 Winter term. Book Binding for the Artist. Santa Cruz Art League. Santa Cruz, CA.
2002 May. Making a case bound book. Guest Artist. Soquel High School Art Class.
2002. Sept 14. Exploring the Miniature Book: the Stick Structure. San Francisco Center for the Book. SF, CA
2002 Oct 15. Exploring the Miniature Book. Middle Tennessee State Universty art classes.
2002 Nov 16. Exploring the Miniature Book: the Flap Book. Creative Arts Workshop. New Haven, CT.
2003 Jan-Feb. Book Binding for the Artist. Santa Cruz Art League. Santa Cruz, CA
2003 March 1-2. Exploring the Miniature Book. Held at Arlington Center for the Arts for Boston Book Arts. Boston MA
2003 May 3. Book Workshop with Guest Artist Peter Thomas. The Rubber Stamp Plantation, Honolulu HA
2003 July 28. Exploring the Miniature Book. Center for the Book Arts. NY, NY.
2003 September 20. Exploring the Miniature Book: The Doweled Scroll Binding. King Library, The University of Kentucky, Lexington KY
2003 Oct 8-9. Exploring the Miniature Book: Innoveative Structures. CBBAG. Toronto Canada.
2003 Nov 2. Exploring the Miniature Book: The Doweled Scroll Binding. SFCB, San Francisco. CA
2003 Nov 5-6. Miniature Books: Exploring Innovative Structures. Rand Calligraphy and Book Arts Club. Rand, Santa Monica, CA
2004 Jan 21,28, Feb 4. Bookbinding for the Artist. Santa Cruz Art League. Santa Cruz, CA
2004 Jan 25. Innioations in Miniature Books: the Doweled Flap Book. SFCB. San Francisco, CA
2004 Mar 1-5 Honors College, Visiting Artist Seminar. Middle Tennessee University, Murphreesboro, TH
2004 Jun 14-20 Exploring the Book. Naropa Universiy Summer Writers Workshop (Political ctivism and Writing. Boulder CO.
2004 Jun 28-Jul 2. Exploring the Book Innovative Structures and Integrated Text. Appalachian Center for Craft. Cookeville TN.
2005 Apr 11. Innovative miniature Book Structures. The Center for Book Arts. New York.
2005 June 4. Accordion Books. The Cincinnati Public Library.
2005 Jun 5. Exploring he Book: Innovative Structures:The doweled flap book and the dowel spine non-adhesive portfolio. Cincinnatti Book Arts Society. Ohio.
2005 Jul 22. The pop-up accordion book. The Glass Works Gallery. New Orleans.
2005 Jul 26-29. Exploring the Book.The Emily Carr Institute of Art, Design and Media. Vancouber, BC, Canada
2005 Sep 25. Photography and Handmade Books Workshop.
2005 Oct 25. Make a book from a ukulele, The Cerritos Public Library. CA
2005 Nov 12. The Doweled Spine Book. San Francisco Center for the Book.
2006 March 11. “The Flap Book”. North Redwoods Book Arts Guild. Harry Griffith Hall 119, Humbodt State University, Arcata, CA.
2006 Mar 12. “The Scrolling Book”. North Redwoods Book Arts Guild. Harry Griffith Hall 119, Humbodt State University, Arcata, CA.
2006 Jun 1-3. "Nested Accordion Pop-up book”, fourth Helen Warren DeGolyer Exhibition and Award for American Bookbinding, Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.
2006 Nov 4-5. Day 1: Nested Accordion Pop-up Book and the Dowel Hinge Spine Accordion Book (or the Woven Spine book. Day 2: Scrolling book and the Dowel Spine Portfolio. Santa Fe, NM.
2006 Aug 27 - Sep 2. "Make paper Make books", Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2007 Jan 27. “ Books from Found Objects: The Ukulele Book” San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA.
2007 April 14 – 15. Workshop at Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL.
2007 Oct 10 – 11. "More Making Books By Hand". Seattle Book Arts, Seattle, WA.
2008March 29-30. “More Making Books by Hand: Exploring Miniature Books”, Minnesota Center for the Book Arts , Minneapolis, MN.
2008Jul 7-13. “The Word Made Flesh (well actually paper)!”, Naropa University, Boulder CO.
2008 October 18 and 19: Two one day workshops making miniature books. Volcano Art Center, Volcano, HI.
2008 Nov 6: “More Making Books by Hand: Exploring Miniature Books” , “The Nested Accordion Pop-up Book”, and “The Scrolling Book”. Sacramento Book Arts, Sacramento, CA.
2008 Nov 14, Peter will be teaching two master classes for teachers at the California Art Education Association's State Conference, San Mateo, CA.
2009 Mar 14-15, “ Ukuleles and More: The Found Object Book” , Minnesota Center for the Book, Minneapolis, MN.
2009 Mar 21 – 22. “ Exploring the Miniature Book: Basic Bookbinding, Accordion, Case Bound, and Scrolling Books”, Seattle Center for the Book Arts, Seattle, WA.
2009 Apr 5. ”The Doweled Scroll Binding with Peter Thomas ”, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA.
2009 May 30. “Exploring the Miniature Book I: Basic Bookbinding and Accordion Books” Book Arts Institute, International Printing Museum, 315 Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA.
2009 May 31. Exploring the Miniature Book II: Case Bound and Scrolling Books. Book Arts Institute, International Printing Museum, 315 Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA.
2009 Jun 24 - 28, Focus on the Bookarts Conference. Two one-day workshops. Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR.
From May 2010 to June 2011, Peter and Donna traveled as the “Wandering Book Artists”. On this trip Peter gave 24 workshops. At this point we decided it was no longer necessary to list them all here.
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