Tucked in the heart of MidCoast Maine, Mermaid Bindery offers limited edition Artist Books along with Book Binding & Box Building services for fellow creators.
At age seven, Joelle was hooked binding her first pamphlet book. Showing an early interest in the book arts, she had the good fortune to learn from many talents in the field. In 1996, Joelle began her career providing
binding support in other's studios.
She earned a certificate degree from the Iowa Center for the Book in 2000. Then home to set up her studio.
Over the next fifteen years Mermaid Bindery traveled throughout Maine, selling journals and treasure boxes at fairs, while continuing to bind for clients at home. Recently, Joelle has transitioned away from craft work towards artist books. Creations that combine her almost forty years of collecting binding techniques with her love of philosophy, nature, writing and sculpture.
Mermaid Bindery I Westport Island, Maine I mermaidlady @ gwi . net I Please email to join my Artist Book mailing list.