SANTA PAULA, CA – Join Ojai paper specialist Gail Hercher at the Santa Paula Art Museum on May 11 and indulge in the joy of personal bookmaking! Hercher’s bookmaking class will focus on the “buttonhole binding” technique, with endless creative potential for personalized details and creative variations. Each student will leave with at least one unique buttonhole-bound book. This class is for everyone age 16 and over. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies will be provided. The class will run from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. The cost of this class is $40.00 per person. Preregistration is required, and online registration is preferred. To register, please visitwww.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity or call (805) 525-5554.
Gail Hercher is a printmaker, bookbinder, and papermaker who currently resides in Ojai, California. Previously, Gail taught drawing, design, and color at Montserrat College of Art and Salem State College in Massachusetts, as well as in museums and art centers. For many years she also served as an artist-in-residence in schools through the Massachusetts Cultural Council. During her years in Hawaii, Gail taught weaving and mosaic work at the Honolulu Museum of Art and The Kamehameha School Creative Arts Program. Gail is a frequent exhibitor at the Santa Paula Art Museum and around the county.
The Santa Paula Art Museum occupies two historic buildings located at 117 N 10th Street and 123 N 10th Street in downtown Santa Paula. The Museum features rotating exhibitions of vintage and contemporary art, creative classes for children and adults, family-friendly events, live musical performances, a gift shop, and more. Regular museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Regular admission is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, and free for students and museum members. For more information, please contact the Museum by calling (805) 525-5554, or e-mail [email protected].
The Santa Paula Art Museum