Bay Area Book Artists (BABA) is a group of independent artists bound together by a passion for the book arts. Our outreach mission is to expand horizons in the book arts by making books, organizing events and furthering an awareness of book arts and book artists in the wider community.


BABA members are offering free and on-demand tutorials as well as live online bookmaking classes for a fee. Click on the title of the class to find out more about how you can create unique books, for the times and dates, and to register.

On-Demand Tutorials – Free

On-Demand Tutorials – Paid

Live Online Classes


Immerse yourself in the creativity found in the BABA member gallery, Mini Book exchange, and Wish You Were Here Postcard collaboration

2021 Member Gallery

Mini Book Exhange Gallery

Wish You Were Here Collaboration gallery (external)


Meet book artists and the studios of creatives.

Artist Talks & Tours

  • Book Talk: ‘Offerings’ by Mary Daniel Hobson
  • Bookmaking Tools, Papers and Ideas, and a Studio Tour by Kit Davey
  • Wish You Were Here collaboration show & tell sessions