July 23-26 Online Papercutting Extravaganza!
Our virtual conference is in the works, and you can now register! All-inclusive registration for members is $200; non-members registration is $240 and includes an automatic one year GAP membership. The first 40 registrants will receive a $25 DickBlick gift card. Everyone who registers before the end of June will receive a swag bag from our sponsors as well! The schedule includes a Movie Night, Silent Auction (proceeds benefit GAP), an opportunity to promote your art in the Virtual Art Fair, museum tours, guest speakers, 12 Workshops to choose from (all of which will be recorded for exclusive access after the conference), wellness breaks, and social events to meet other papercutters!
Come to Crafty Hour on May 17!
4pm Pacific <> 6pm Central <> 7pm Eastern
(for international times, please calculate or email us to ask!)
May Crafty Hour is almost here: Theme is FLORA and FAUNA! Hosted by Bianca Levan. Bring your favorite flower, bird, and animal designs to share and show! It’s free and for all members! Bring a beverage, some paper, and whatever you use to cut: Scissors, knife, scalpel, chainsaw, sickle…. We won’t judge! You do you. Let’s get to know each other and get cutting!! Members: Look in your email for the Zoom link!
Seasonal Members Art Gallery
GAP artists! To have a particular piece showcased in our ever-changing gallery, please email a good resolution image with your name and the title of the work to firstname.lastname@example.org !
Submit Your Artwork to the Triennial Show at Laurel Arts
May Member Events
- February 19 @ 8:00 am – September 26 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
- May 1 @ 8:00 am – June 1 @ 5:00 pm EDT
- May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
- June 12 @ 8:00 am – July 5 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
- July 23 @ 8:00 am – July 26 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Michael Velliquette’s “Fantastic Forms” Workshop Brings the Smiles
Picnickers Frolic in Deborah Sadler‘s Whimsical
April Paper Picnic Workshop
April Crafty Hour:
Paper Weaving with Gina Pisello
For this month’s member artist meet-up we were so excited to have GAP member GINA PISELLO as our Guest Host! Her presentation of her work was mesmerizing–and with her help, some of us began a journey into the wild and wavy world of paper weaving! Check out Gina’s fabulous work on her website (www.ginapisello.com) or Instagram (@gina_pisello).
Our Monthly Crafty Hour is free and for all members! Bring a beverage, some paper, and whatever you use to cut: Scissors, knife, scalpel, chainsaw, sickle…. We won’t judge! You do you. Let’s get to know each other and get cutting!! Next Crafty Hour: May 17 (save the date!). Members: Look in your email every month for the Zoom link.
Rosa’s Cityscapes Workshop Inspires
Papercut Bookplate Designs Tour the Country!
Recently, Guild members contributed their papercut artwork to the current exhibit at GAP’s National Museum in Somerset, PA, curated by Rebecca Raupach. And now, all of these beautiful member-created designs have been assembled as a traveling show, hosted by GAP members around the country. If you think your area could host a showing at a specific place you have in mind, please let us know: Write us at the address at the bottom of this page, or send email to us at email@example.com.
GAP 2020 Paper Angel Exchange
This past December, several dozen GAP members exchanged by post small angel or otherwise winter-themed paper cuttings, and shared some information about themselves with their Paper Angel Partner. Here are some of our shared creations. The exchange was created and organized by Board Member Lucrezia Bieler.
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