Friends of Dard Hunter

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The Friends of Dard Hunter (FDH) was established in 1981 to preserve and promote hand papermaking and book arts in the spirit and tradition of Dard Hunter. With over 345 members, the group produces a quarterly newsletter The Bull & Branch, and the annual Membership Directory.

The Friends of Dard Hunter is an organization founded to assure the preservation of the Dard Hunter Paper Museum’s collection, now housed at the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum at Georgia Tech in Atlanta GA, and it is an organization dedicated to promoting and facilitating the study, use, creation, and appreciation of handmade paper

Annual conference[edit]

FDH hosts an annual conference:

  • 2016 - Santa Fe, NM "Earth, Paper, Sky" [1]
  • 2015 - Banff, Alberta, Canada "Paper Points North" The Banff Centre
  • 2014 - San Francisco, CA "Paper on the Press" San Francisco Center for the Book and Mills College in joint with American Printing History Association (APHA)
  • 2013 - St. Louis, MO "Papers!Please!" Washington University in St. Louis, Webster University, and The Craft Alliance
  • 2012 - Cleveland, OH The Morgan Conservatory in joint with The International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists (IAPMA) Conference
  • 2010 - Gatlinburg, TN Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
  • 2009 - Atlanta, GA - Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
  • 2008 - Kona Hawaii "Paper in Paradise"
  • 2007 - Washington, DC
  • 2006 - Chillicothe, OH
  • 2005 - Salt Lake City, UT
  • 2004 - San Antonio, TX
  • 2003 - Minneapolis, MN Minnesota Center for Book Arts
  • 2002 - Portland, OR

Supporting exhibits[edit]

  • 2009 - Friends of Dard Hunter Tokyo Exhibition: A Selection of Handmade Paper Art at Ozu Washi Gallery Tokyo, Japan
  • 2009 - Friends of Dard Hunter Members Exhibition at The Neely Gallery Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA

Member projects[edit]


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