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|Course:||House and Gardens Pop-Up|
|Start Date:||17th September 2019|
|End Date:||19th September 2019|
|Res Fee (from):||£368.00|
|Non Res Fee:||£260.00 What's included?|
Inspired by Dillington House and estate, this pop-up model comprises a house surrounded by eight secluded gardens with topiary, arbor, pergola and ornamental trellises. The gardens can be extended to any size with additional like trees, gateways and flowerbeds. Please note there will be an additional fee of £5 payable to the tutor for materials.
Paul Johnson has an international reputation for his pioneering work in developing literacy through the book arts. He is author of over fifteen titles including A Book of One's Own, Literacy Through the Book Arts and Pictures and Words Together (all published by Heinemann,USA.) Recent teaching tours include Sweden, South Korea and Thailand and he regularly teaches in the USA. He is on the UK Craft Council's select list of British designer-makers.
Dr Johnson is also a successful book artist with work in the collections of the Tate Gallery, London, the Cooper-Hewett Museum in New York, the National Gallery, the Library of Congress, Washington DC, and many US universities including UCLA, Berkeley, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Yale and Harvard. His work was selected for the recent Stand and Deliver USA touring exhibition of pop-up editioned books, and for the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild’s The Art of the Book touring exhibition (2008-09) for which he also received the guild’s Book Art Colophon Award.Back to List
I came to Somerset to talk about Socrates and his search for the good life. And in many ways I found it incarnated in Dillington House. Here there is a love of beauty and truth. To find a sympathetic venue with an exquisitely rich history, open to all and encouraging debate, creativity and a passion for life is exactly the kind of thing that would have made Socrates smile. I can't wait to come back.