Bulletins

The Bulletin provides the opportunity to contribute texts on paper-related themes and paper samples to share with other members. The content includes substantial articles concerning specific papermaking techniques, essays of historical interest, features of contemporary artistic approaches, reports on international developments, interviews and reviews of exhibitions.

Bulletin Subscription

The Bulletin Subscription is offered to libraries, universities, and other institutions with an interest in paper art, hand papermaking, and book arts.
Paper art has been expanding since the 1970s, and the Bulletin traces contemporary international developments in the field.
The annual subscription is one print copy of the full-color journal with tipped in swatches, along with the PDF for wider distribution among your institution’s readers.

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Approach

Issue no. 59
Date published: March 2020
Title/Theme: Paper: Approach
Handmade paper elements: Washi cover paper and Mikawa-morishitagami swatch by the Kogei Workshop Center at Toyota City Paper Art Museum Washi no Furusato in Japan; Banana tree paper by Erika Zutere and Ilze Dilane of Latvia; Flax Paper by Gail Stiffe of Australia.

Editor: Emily Duong, USA
Preview: https://youtu.be/rKOu-tdpf1o

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Future

Issue no. 58
Date published: April 2019
Title/Theme: Paper: Future
Handmade paper elements: Cover is Turkish stained recycled paper by Güneş Evrim of Turkey. Tipped-in swatches made with abaca and Latvian money by Ilze Dilane of Latvia, and Notweed invasive plant paper by Trajna Collective of Slovenia.

Editor: Emily Duong, USA
Preview: https://youtu.be/g7mpiBwzqpo

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Paper: Conscience & Consciousness

Issue no. 57
Date published: March 2018
Title/Theme: Paper: Conscience & Consciousness
Handmade paper elements: Cover paper with kibiso, Chinese rose, and marigold petals by Lilia Puentes of Paraguay; Tipped-in swatches made with abaca and cattails by Ilze Dilane of Latvia, and Do tree bark by Zó Paper of Vietnam.

Editor: Emily Duong, USA

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Community

Issue no. 56
Date published: April 2017
Title/Theme: Community
Handmade paper element: Tipped-in swatch of abaca and expunged criminal records by paperTHINKtank / Nicole Donnelly, USA

Editor: Alta L. Price, USA

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30th-Anniversary Swatch Poster

Limited-edition 30th-Anniversary poster from the Deluxe Bulletin, featuring 12 fantastic handmade paper swatches made by IAPMA members and designed by Florio Design.

Fold-out size: 9.75 x 31 in. • 25 x 79 cm

Swatch Contributors

- Barbara Adams, Australia: Artichoke thistle, mixed plant fibers, gold pigment
- Laura Behar, Israel: Mitnan
- Ilze Dilane • Cronquist Paper Studio, Latvia: Abaca, timian
- Nicole Donnelly, USA: Flax, Thai kozo, Philly kozo
- Luigi Mecella & Roberto Rapanotti • Museo della Carta, Fabriano, Italy: Pigmented cotton rag
- Tatiana Ginsberg, USA: Abaca, indigo pigmented kozo inclusions
- Aimee Lee & Radha Pandey • Morgan Conservatory, USA: Hanji
- Heather Matthew and Becca Epstein, Australia: Banana fiber
- Jorge Mendoza, USA: Cotton and abaca, naturally pigmented jute “quipus”
- Andrea Peterson • Pearl Swirl, USA: Cotton rag, sizing, titanium dioxide and red pigment, mica
- Megan Singleton, USA: Pigmented abaca, cotton, okra
- Gibby Waitzkin, USA: Snow-retted banana, cochineal dye

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Pearl: IAPMA's 30th Anniversary

Issue no. 55
Date published: May 2016
Title/Theme: Pearl: IAPMA's 30th Anniversary
Handmade paper element: Special fold-out poster with 12 swatches of handmade paper, donated from aroung the world.

Editor: Alta L. Price, USA

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Impression

Issue no. 54
Date published: April 2015
Title/Theme: Impression
Handmade paper element: Endpapers of mixed plant fibers by The Morgan, Conservatory, USA

Editor: Alta L. Price, USA

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Ego

Issue no. 53
Date published: March 2014
Title/Theme: Ego
Handmade paper element: Dust jacket of air-dried, relief-watermarked, cotton/linen rag paper by Fabriano, Italy

Editor: Alta L. Price, USA

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Watermarks

Issue no. 52
Date published: 2013
Title/Theme: Watermarks
Handmade paper element: Cover of mixed plant fibers by Marianne Little and
Barb Adams, both Australia

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Sewn Up

Issue no. 51
Date published: 2012
Title/Theme: Sewn Up
Handmade paper element: Cover of stitched handmade paper by Claudia Lee, USA

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Silver

Issue no. 50
Date published: Autumn 2011
Title/Theme: Silver (IAPMA's 25th Anniversary)
Handmade paper element: Cover of “Galaxy” flax and mica paper by Amanda Degener and Bridget O’Malley, Cave Paper, USA

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Celebration

Issue no. 49
Date published: Spring 2011
Title/Theme: Celebration
Handmade paper element: Hanji cover by the Wonju Hanji Institute, Korea

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Rapt

Issue no. 48
Date published: Autumn 2010
Title/Theme: Rapt
Handmade paper element: Cover of cotton rag and ramie string by Anupam Chakraborty, India

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Edge

Issue no. 47
Date published: Spring 2010
Title/Theme: Edge
Handmade paper element: Cover of rice straw and black kozo with konyaku print by Asao Shimura, Philippines

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Natural Fibres

Issue no. 46
Date published: Autumn 2009
Title/Theme: Natural Fibres
Handmade paper element: Hemp cover by Helmut Becker, Canada

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Books Books Books

Issue no. 45
Date published: Spring 2009
Title/Theme: Books Books Books
Handmade paper element: Cover of tobacco and kozo by Loreto Apilado, Phillipines

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Hidden Pleasures

Issue no. 44
Date published: Autumn 2008
Title/Theme: Hidden Pleasures
Handmade paper element: Cover of wild wheat colored with fir by Mertenat

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Paper Magic

Issue no. 43
Date published: Spring 2008
Title/Theme: Paper Magic
Handmade paper element: Pulp-painted cotton cover by Andrea Peterson, USA

Editor: Gail Stiffe and Russell Shiells, Australia


Journeys

Issue no. 42
Date published: Autumn 2007
Title/Theme: Journeys
Handmade paper element: Cover of linen rag and half stuff by Joanne B. Kaar, UK

Editor: Gail Stiffe and Russell Shiells, Australia


Havens

Issue no. 41
Date published: Spring 2007
Title/Theme: Havens
Handmade paper element: Cover of recycled bank notes by Peter Thomas, USA

Editor: Gail Stiffe and Russell Shiells, Australia


Tales

Issue no. 40
Date published: Autumn 2006
Title/Theme: Tales
Handmade paper element: Roo poo paper with inkjet print by Creative Paper Tasmania

Editor: Gail Stiffe and Russell Shiells, Australia


Traces

Issue no. 39
Date published: Spring 2006
Title/Theme: Traces
Handmade paper element: Hanji paper with blind debossing by Peter Liebricht Korea and Germany

Editor: Gail Stiffe, Australia


Humour

Issue no. 38
Date published: Autumn 2005
Title/Theme: Humour
Handmade paper element: Nepalese paper cover by Manohar Upreti, Nepal

Editor: Hjordis Harmens Kaland, Norway


Light

Issue no. 37
Date published: Spring 2005
Title/Theme: Light
Handmade paper element: Cover of cotton and kozo by Natan Kaaren, Israel

Editor: Hjordis Harmens Kaland, Norway


Hope

Issue no. 36
Date published: Autumn 2004
Title/Theme: Hope
Handmade paper element: Hanji cover, Korea

Editor: Hjordis Harmens Kaland, Norway


Memories

Issue no. 35
Date published: Spring 2004
Title/Theme: Memories
Handmade paper element: “Blue Mango” handmade paper cover by Zenart AB, Sweden

Editor: Hjordis Harmens Kaland, Norway


Time

Issue no. 34
Date published: Autumn 2003
Title/Theme: Time
Handmade paper element: Cover by Nordisk Papirmanagerforening, Denmark

Editor: Hjordis Harmens Kaland, Norway


Letters

Issue no. 33
Date published: Spring 2003
Title/Theme: Letters
Handmade paper element: Nepalese paper cover and print by Manohar Upreti, Nepal

Editor: Hjordis Harmens Kaland, Norway


Fire

Issue no. 32
Date published: Autumn 2002
Title/Theme: Fire
Innovative paper element: Reaction Purple Rain Red by Gmund, Germany

Editor: Cornelia Ahnert, Germany


Air

Issue no. 31
Date published: Spring 2002
Title/Theme: Air
Handmade paper element: Cover of blue cotton, linen rags, and die-cut design by Gangolf Ulbricht, Germany

Editor: Cornelia Ahnert, Germany


Water

Issue no. 30
Date published: Summer 2001
Title/Theme: Water
Handmade paper element: Cover of blue cotton, linen rags, and silkscreen print by Gangolf Ulbricht, Germany

Editor: Cornelia Ahnert, Germany


Earth

Issue no. 29
Date published: Autumn 2000
Title/Theme: Earth
Handmade paper element: Cover of blue cotton, linen rags, and blind debossing by Gangolf Ulbricht, Germany

Editor: Cornelia Ahnert, Germany


Expectations

Issue no. 28
Date published: Spring 2000
Title/Theme: Expectations
Handmade paper element: Cover of cotton rag with blind debossing by
Margareta  Mannervik, Sweden

Editor: Marjorie Alexander, USA


Icons

Issue no. 27
Date published: October 1999
Title/Theme: Icons
Handmade paper element: Printed cover by Ruth Moro, Switzerland

Editor: Catherine Nash, USA


Edible Paper

Issue no. 26
Date published: May 1999
Title/Theme: Edible Paper
Handmade paper element: Nepalese cover by Manohar Upreti, Nepal

Editor: Josephine Tabbert, Germany


Icons and Troubles

Issue no. 25
Date published: November 1998
Title/Theme: Icons and Troubles
Handmade paper element: Cover of blank white printing paper

Editor: Väiski Putkonen and Harri Leppänen, both from Finland


Windows

Issue no. 24
Date published: May 1998
Title/Theme: Windows
Handmade paper element: Cover with color photocopy by Peter Jansen, Germany

Editor: Väiski Putkonen and Harri Leppänen, both from Finland


Bridges

Issue no. 23
Date published: October 1997
Title/Theme: Bridges
Handmade paper element: Cover of flax, conifer, and mica by Erling Gustafsson, Sweden

Editor: Bo Rudin and Erling Gustafsson, both from Sweden


Circles

Issue no. 22
Date published: April 1997
Title/Theme: Circles
Handmade paper element: Cover featuring print on Stora Fine Paper by Bo Rudin, Sweden

Editor: Bo Rudin, Sweden and Erling Gustafsson, both from Sweden


Lifts

Issue no. 21
Date published: October 1996
Title/Theme: Lifts
Handmade paper element: Corrugated cardboard cover by Erling Gustafsson and
Malin Rudin, both from Sweden

Editor: Bo Rudin and Erling Gustafsson, both from Sweden


Paper Money

Issue no. 20
Date published: June 1996
Title/Theme: Paper Money
Handmade paper element: Cover by Duszniki Zdrój Paper Mill, Poland and Blind Print Associazione Culturale, Italy

Editor: Josephine Tabbert, Germany and Dion Channer, Italy


Flying Objects

Issue no. 19
Date published: December 1995
Title/Theme: Flying Objects
Handmade paper element: Cover of recycled paper by Josephine Tabbert, Germany

Editor: Josephine Tabbert, Germany and Dion Channer, Italy


Paper Cloth

Issue no. 18
Date published: June 1995
Title/Theme: Paper Cloth
Handmade paper element: Cover of green wheat by Natan Kaaren, Israel

Editor: Josephine Tabbert, Germany and Dion Channer, Italy


Paper and Form

Issue no. 17
Date published: December 1994
Title/Theme: Paper and Form
Handmade paper element: Cover of cotton linters and fir tree fiber by Dion Channer, Italy

Editor: Josephine Tabbert, Germany and Dion Channer, Italy


Dialogue

Issue no. 16
Date published: June 1994
Title/Theme: Dialogue
Handmade paper element: Cover of water hyacinth from Biborton Handmade Paper, Bangladesh

Editor: Puck Bramlage, Netherlands and Vicky Sigwald, Argentina


Nature and Culture

Issue no. 15
Date published: December 1993
Title/Theme: Nature and Culture
Handmade paper element: Cover of flax and cotton by Peter Gentenaar,
The Netherlands

Editor: Puck Bramlage, The Netherlands and Vicky Sigwald, Argentina


Crossing the Border

Issue no. 14
Date published: May 1993
Title/Theme: Crossing the Border
Handmade paper element: Recycled fine printing paper by Gangolf Ulbricht, Germany

Editor: Puck Bramlage, The Netherlands and Vicky Sigwald, Argentina


[Untitled]

Issue no. 13
Date published: December 1992
Title/Theme: —
Handmade paper element: Cover of recycled UK banknotes by Maureen Richardson, UK

Editor: Puck Bramlage, The Netherlands and Vicky Sigwald, Argentina


MEDIUM : PAPER

Issue no. 12
Date published: August 1992
Title/Theme: Medium : Paper
Handmade paper element: Fir wood paper cover by Laszlo Vincze, Hungary

Editor: Donna Koretzky, USA and Vicky Sigwald, Argentina


[Untitled]

Issue no. 11
Date published: December 1991
Title/Theme: —
Handmade paper element: Cover of cotton rag, cotton linters, and silk thread by
Dorothy Cox, USA

Editor: Donna Koretzky, USA and Vicky Sigwald, Argentina


Cotton & Alpha

Issue no. 10
Date published: Summer 1991
Title/Theme: Cotton & Alpha
Handmade paper element: Triangle cover of banana and cattail by
Virginia Sigwald, Argentina

Editor: Donna Koretzky and Pia Anderson, both USA


[Untitled]

Issue no. 9
Date published: Autumn 1990
Title/Theme: —
Handmade paper element: Abaca cover by Sophie Dawson and Anne Vilsbøll

Editor: Donna Koretsky and Pia Anderson, both USA


Where Does The Water Come From?

Issue no. 8
Date published: Spring 1990
Title/Theme: Where Does The Water Come From?
Handmade paper element: Cover

Editor: Anne Vilsboll, Denmark and Sophie Dawson, UK


East–West How–Why

Issue no. 7
Date published: Autumn 1989
Title/Theme: East–West How–Why
Handmade paper element: Cover

Editor: Anne Vilsboll, Denmark and Sophie Dawson, UK


A Mercia

Issue no. 6
Date published: Spring 1989
Title/Theme: A Mercia
Handmade paper element: Cover


Editor: Anne Vilsboll, Denmark and Sophie Dawson, UK


Green

Issue no. 5
Date published: Autumn 1988
Title/Theme: Green
Handmade paper element: Cover

Editor: Sophie Dawson, UK  and  Anne Vilsboll, Denmark


Touch : China

Issue no. 4
Date published: Spring 1988
Title/Theme: Touch : China
Handmade paper element: Cover by Randi Studsgarth, Denmark

Editor: Sophie Dawson, UK and Anne Vilsboll, Denmark


Soft World–Hard World

Issue no. 3
Date published: Autumn 1987
Title/Theme: Soft World–Hard World
Handmade paper element: cover

Editor: Sophie Dawson, UK and Anne Vilsboll, Denmark


[Untitled]

Issue no. 2
Date published: Spring 1987
Title/Theme: —
Handmade paper element: Suminagashi cover

Editor: Anne Vislboll, Denmark and Sophie Dawson, UK


[Untitled]

Issue no. 1
Date published: Autumn 1986
Title/Theme: —
Handmade paper element: Nepalese cover

Editor: Anne Vilsboll, Denmark and Sophie Dawson, UK