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Bettina Pauly studied at the Academy of Art University San Francisco in the Book Arts and Letterpress program under Chris Rolik and Macy Chadwick. In addition she took classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book, taught by Mary Laird, Kumi Korf and Julie Chen.

Bettina is living in San Francisco as a book artist and working as a letterpress printer with Kim Vanderheiden at Painted Tongue Studios, Oakland, California. She teaches book arts and letterpress classes at the Academy of Art University and the San Francisco Center for the Book.
She loves books and boxes both as physical objects and as containers of meaning and is interested in a variety of folded, sewn and woven structures in which she can incorporate her printing.

Part of ‘Al-Mutanabbi Street starts here’ she contributed a broadside and an artist book.
In 2016 she was speaking in Portland, OR, at the opening of the ‘Al-Mutanabbi street starts here’ exhibition

Bettina is one of the 2016 artists for the small plates edition at the SF Center for the Book.

She is a member of the Hand Bookbinders of California, the Movable Book Society, and the Book Club of California

Library Collections:
Savannah College of Art and Design
University of Denver, Colorado,
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs,
San Jose State University, California,
Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska;
shown at Galleries in the Bay Area and in Portland, Oregon,

500 Handmade Books
Good Mail Day
1000 Artists’ Books
Thread Loves Paper
Ed Hutchin’s  Movable Book Society Newsletter
2015 Movable Book Society cover interview with Ann Staples

contact: info@bettina-pauly.com

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