'Le livre libre' (The Free Book) is an original exhibition of artists' books and illustrative prints created by Green Door Printmaking Studio's Print Guild.

Book binding at Green Door Printmaking Studio's 2016 exhibitionThe Print Guild is a collective of select members of the studio who formed to work collaboratively towards a nominated cooperative project. Over the duration of the four months preceding this exhibition, The Print Guild have evolved the work on display combining printmaking with both traditional and unconventional book making methods.

Confirmed participating artists: Anna Johnson, Pandora Johnson, Steven Allen, Susan Steele, Kevin A. Pickering, Barbara Smith, Rosamund Worrall, Sarah Roach (more TBC).

This exhibition will coincide with the Derby Book Festival (9-17 June).

Green Door Printmaking Studios 2016 artists book exhibition

Showing: 1 - 23 June; Monday - Friday (except Tuesday which closes at 3pm) 11am-5pm, Saturdays: 11am-4.30pm

Open Evening: Friday, 2 June from 5-8pm

Talk with Matt Edwards (traditional bookbinder): Saturday, 10 June 3pm-4pm tickets £5 adults / £3 concessions

Meet the Artists: Saturday, 17 June 11am-4pm



*Photography taken by Monika Podniesinska