Who can join?
Papermakers of Victoria is open to anyone with an interest in paper, whether professional or non-professional, in any associated area, and at any level of expertise.
The group has members in all states and territories in Australia and several members in other countries.
- Assistance and advice are freely exchanged between members, who include bookbinders, printmakers, collage and fibre artists, calligraphers and paper conservators.
- The ‘Deckle Edge’, our newsletter, is one of the few Australian paper newsletters available.
- Discounted access to workshops.
- Access to monthly virtual artist talks.
- Access to monthly Zoom chats – a chance to ask questions, show your work etc.
- Access to Stables Studio – $10 per visit or unlimited by purchasing stables studio access.
- Access to our library of books, magazines and other publications on papermaking and related subjects.
- Opportunity to share your paperwork in member’s gallery.
- Opportunity to participate in biennial paper art exhibitions.
General Meetings are held at Box Hill Community Arts Centre six times a year with speakers, activities and show and tell.
Three other groups meet for hands on activities each month.
Papermates is a group of Papermakers of Victoria members who meet at The Stables, once a month on the second Monday to take part in hands on paper activities.
We plan a year of activities and different members of the group take responsibility to run the day.
If you are interested in joining in, please contact Tricia on 0412 336 757
Yabbers group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month in each other’s houses mostly towards the south of Melbourne, if you are interested in joining, please contact Gail on 0424 333 136.
Stables Mob was originally set up for those members on the North side of Melbourne.
In the Summer months we make paper using different techniques from recycled card to kozo fibres and in the Winter months we teach each other different techniques for printing, making books and boxes.
We meet on the first Friday of the month at The Stables.
If you would like to join, call or text Carole on 0422 558 597
Join and share the collected knowledge and experience of over 25 years an incorporated and dedicated group of papermakers and paper artists.
Membership applications and renewals are now open for the 2023/2024 year. Please use the form below to apply or renew your membership.
If you have any questions regarding your application or renewal, please contact us.