20th International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair 2017

The longest running artists’ book fair outside of London celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Throughout its history the Fair has attracted national and international participation and welcomed thousands of visitors from across the UK. Held at The Tetley since 2014 co-curated with PAGES, the Fair is set to be the biggest yet and coincides with The Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair on the same weekend.

There will also be weekend creative workshops supported by GF Smith. See The Tetley website for full details.

Stall holders include

Joan Ainley & MR SMITH / Janet Allsebrook / AMBruno / Art and Design, University of Leeds / ArtStream / As Yet Untitled / Stella Baraklianou / David Barton / BATLEY SCHOOL OF ART > FINE ART FOR DESIGN / Best Books by Bernard Anwyl: Contemporary artists / Book Works / Bound Unbound / Mandy Brannan / Café Royal Books / Camberwell College of Arts, MA Book Arts / Cherry Kino / Corridor 8 / Jane Cradock-Watson / Ensixteen Editions / Essence Press / Fine Art UCLan / Good Press / Gordian Projects / Matthew Kay / Jane Kennelly / Kiss and Tell Press / Ladette Space / Lame / LEEDS FINE ART / Left Leg Gallery + The House Of Blah Blah / Less Than Five Hundred Press / Lion and Lamb Press – UCA Illustration / Longbarrow Press / Sophie Loss / MA BIBLIOTH_QUE / John McDowall / New Arcadian Press / Old Bear Press / PagePaperStitch / PaintByNumber / paperscissorsbook / Raquel Amat Parra / The Retro Bar at the End of the Universe / Rock – Tree – Landscape / Anne Rook / Rudywilf / SALT+SHAW / Seeing Poetry / Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun / Shoddy: a disability art project / Tim Shore / Chloe Spicer with Object Book / Surface Pattern LCAD / Thomas Tomasska / University of Derby / Village Books / whnicPRESS / Wild Pansy Press / Joanna Wilkinson / Lydia Wysocki.


PAGES is an integrated programme of artists’ book related initiatives coordinated by John McDowall and Chris Taylor. The project’s aim is to provide wide-ranging possibilities for the development and awareness of the book as a primary medium in artistic practice. See here for more information

Location details

The Tetley, Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ