A low-residency, intensive year round program providing the conceptual, critical, historical, and practical knowledge needed to sustain a successful studio.

Hedi Kyle

Hedi Kyle graduated from the Werk-Kunst Schule in Wiesbaden, Germany and after a brief career as a graphic designer, became immersed in the fields of book arts and book conservation. She recently retired as Head Conservator at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia. Hedi taught book structures to MFA students in the Book Arts + Printmaking program at University of the Arts for many years. The fields of book arts and conservation have greatly influenced her work. Her one-of-a-kind structures have been exhibited internationally and are in numerous private and public collections. She is a co-founder of the Paper and Book Intensive (PBI) and has been teaching workshops for the past twenty years in the United States, Canada and Switzerland. Invented by Hedi Kyle, the myriad of unique structures transforming the architecture and action of the book have had a huge impact on the field of book arts.