John DeMerritt

John DeMerritt owns and operates John DeMerritt Bookbinding, in Emeryville, CA. His studio produces books and portfolios for artists, galleries, fine press publishers and institutions. John and his wife, Nora Pauwels, publish collaborative projects with artists under their imprint DeMerritt | Pauwels Editions.


John has taught and lectured at San Francisco Center for the Book, The Kala Institute, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper, Visual Studies Workshop, Oregon College of Arts and Craft, The Guild of Bookworkers, North Bennett Street School, UC Santa Cruz, Dartmouth College, Paper and Book Intensive, and the Penland School of Craft. From 2000 to 2013, he taught Book Structure at the San Francisco Art Institute.

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