Bookmaking – Flag Books – Private Studio Workshop – February 11, 2017

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Flag books have wonderful sculptural possibilities. With multiple angles of view, they provide interesting double narrative potentials, contrasting viewpoints, or “yin and yang”, if you will. Is it some type of struggle, or perhaps a union? Viewers enjoy the visual movement and performative qualities of flag books. They beg the viewer to play and to keep interacting with the artwork. There so many approaches to content. Excellent for creative poetry, wish lists, sweet nothings, photographs, abstract designs, and more!

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Visual Journaling and the Body – Evening Winter Workshop – New Art Center

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When writing in a personal diary doesn’t resonate with you, perhaps going with a visual expression will. Journaling alongside a medical struggle, the birth of a child, documenting the family’s growth at a reunion, and even as a memorial or tribute to someone special – the personal, reflective nature of the journal can really expand one’s life.

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Japanese Puncture Book Workshop – Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA – August 13, 2016

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This all-day workshop will explore a beloved book structure: the Japanese puncture (or “stab”) binding. This technique is especially useful as it joins individual sheets into a text block. The sheets can be edited and sequenced by the artist, then bound, resequenced, and then bound again and again! Perfect for visual journals, print collections, photo albums, signature books, and upscale scrapbooking, you will find the Japanese puncture book has endless uses. Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, Mass. with Cristina Hajosy on Saturday, August 13, 2016

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Commissioned Book Arts – SECHC 2016 HealthCare Hero Awards – Presentation Portfolios

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It’s been lovely to work with South End Community Health Center again this Spring.  I was commissioned to create 16 hand-bound presentation piece for their HealthCare Hero Awards Ceremony. The process began with a vibrant color photograph of a building mural.  A Dream of Sunday Afternoon in Blackstone Park (1998) The mural was directed by Heidi […]

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Crafter’s Carnival at MassArt – Saturday, April 16, 2016

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Come join Cristina and many local artists at this one day arts and craft market. Visit the Artists’ Alley for unique gift ideas for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, spring weddings and birthdays. Bookmaking demonstrations by Hajosy Arts throughout the day. Attend artist lectures on their creative process and the business side of selling and promoting their art.

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Beyond the Book IX – Group Exhibition – Boston Public Library, Brighton branches, Nov 21, 2015 to Jan 23, 2016

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The Book as Art! Here’s your opportunity to explore an amazing selection of artist’s book, altered books, and related book arts. Beyond the Book IX is an exhibition specifically of works of art in book- or book-like form. Meet and greet many of the artists. Light refreshments served at the Opening Reception – Saturday, November 21 from 11am – 1pm. Exhibition runs November 21, 2015 — January 23, 2016 at both Brighton & Faneuil Branches, Boston Public Library

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2015 Holiday Open House – December 5/6

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Come join Cristina at her Holiday Open House! Saturday, December 5 from noon to 8pm and Sunday, December 6 from noon to 6pm. Visit Hajosy Arts for unique holiday gifts, artist’s books, fine art prints and photography, and an intimate look at the art education and creativity that she shares. Gift certificates for private instruction, art playdates, and group classes available! Open House discounts on upcoming art workshops for the Winter term.  Learn more about what Cristina teaches, the techniques and projects that are covered, and how to harness more creativity in your art practice and life.

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Artist’s Books – Flag Books – November 11, 2015

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Flag books have wonderful sculptural possibilities. With multiple angles of view, they provide interesting double narrative potentials, contrasting viewpoints, or “yin and yang”, if you will. Is it some type of struggle, or perhaps a union? Viewers enjoy the visual movement and performative qualities of flag books. They beg the viewer to play and to keep interacting with the artwork. There so many approaches to content. Excellent for creative poetry, wish lists, sweet nothings, photographs, abstract designs, and more!

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Lotus and Star Books – Wednesday, July 22, 2015

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Enter the world of ornamental artist’s books. This is the first workshop in a series on interesting, sculptural books. Wednesday, July 22, 2015 This weekday workshop will concentrate on Lotus and Star books. These fascinating book structures can challenge and expand notions of bookbinding, paper arts, sculpture, photo albums, holiday decorations, jewelry… whoa! and it keeps going… origami, stationary, object d’art. Yeah, it’s a revelation. Spend the day with Cristina Hajosy at her home studio workshop. All materials, workshop handouts, and a light, fresh, vegetarian lunch are included. Private Bookmaking Workshop – Lotus and Star Books

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Accordions and Beyond – Sunday, June 28, 2015

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Private Book Arts Workshop with Cristina Hajosy. Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 10am – 4pm. Spend a summer day exploring accordion bookmaking with Cristina Hajosy in her home studio. Learn to construct these non-traditional, sculptural books with beautiful papers and book cloths. Students typically end the day with three or four unique artist’s books ready to be filled with your photos, poetry, artwork… heart and soul.

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