Cubes: Exploring Different Forms of Artist Books

An array of books by Patsy Bush
An array of books by Patsy Bush


Wed 29 May 10:00am - 2:00pm


$65, bookings required. $60 for BHAC members.


5 Clifford Parade, Barwon Heads VIC 3227, Australia


Artists’ Books are often created to showcase art which is interactive, portable, movable and easily shared.  Many artists’ books challenge the conventional book format and become sculptural objects.

This creative workshop explores the idea of art books in the form of a cube. Instead of a 6-page art book, cubes can present art in ways a traditionally bound book does not. It provides an intimate place to tell a story that can be stacked, displayed or nestled in a book shelf.

During the workshop participants will learn how to construct different-sized cubes. The resulting cubes can be painted, used to display prints, photographs, collages or drawings.

Participants are welcome to bring their own images and artworks for their work.

Materials and equipment will be provided, along with an offering of tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit to enjoy.


Presented by Barwon Heads Arts Council and Patsy Bush
Barwon Heads Arts Council manages the Barwon Heads Arts Hub, an inclusive place for arts and community in Barwon Heads and the Bellarine. Our vision is to improve access to the arts, strengthen and support local creative practice and improve community connectiveness.

Patsy Bush Facilitator

Local artist Patsy Bush is predominantly a printmaker, producing linocuts, monoprints, lithographs and etchings. She presents these prints in a variety of formats including artists’ books and 3D pieces. Her work often includes drawing, collage and stitch. Patsy has worked in secondary and tertiary schools teaching Visual Communication and Design, Printmaking and Drawing. Patsy currently works out of ‘artIs… Studio’ in Geelong and her home studio. Patsy runs workshops and has worked as an Artist in Residence in several schools.