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Peter Thomas
Santa Cruz, CA
b. 1954
UC, Santa Cruz



Peter Thomas's work appeared in the following exhibition(s) organized by The Center for Book Arts
2003 Instructors' Exhibition
Hawaii
(2003) Handmade paper; dowelled flap book; acrylic paint and rubber stamp
Sacco and Vanzetti
(2002) Handmade paper; dowelled flap book; acrylic paint and rubber stamp
Letterpress Showcase
Paper From Plants
(1999) Handmade paper from plants from 30 different paper-makers, moroccan leather spine
Out West
 The Artist's Book in California: Part 1, Northern California
Meditations at the Edge: Paper and Spirit by Dorothy Field
(1996) handmade paper, letterpress, special binding
Masters of the Craft
 works by instructors of book arts
A Collection of Paper Samples from Hand Papermills in the USA
(1993) Samples of handmade paper from over 28 mills. Letterpress printed. Quarter bound in leather and handmade papers with paper wrapper.
A Single Day
(1991) Text by Gary Young with artwork by Young and Peter Thomas. Letterpress printed on Peter's handmade paper. Full leather binding with silver plate mounted on cover.
Alphabet People
(1989) Artwork and text by Tanya Thomas, Peter and Donna Thomas' daughter. Letterpress printed by Peter on handmade paper. Bound in paper with paper label.
Papermaking Rhyme
(1988) Letterpress printed on handmade paper by Peter Thomas. Bound in non-adhesive structure of handmade paper with gold stamping.
Shakespeare on Papermills
(1988) Letterpress printed on Peter's handmade paper. Quarter bound in leather and paper which was made in 1576 for cover and endsheets.
Economy of Space
 Book Arts under four inches
Alphabet People
(1989) Artwork and text by Tanya Thomas, Peter and Donna Thomas' daughter. Letterpress printed by Peter on handmade paper. Bound in paper with paper label.
Bayad - A Trip to the Phillipines
(1990) Oriental style binding, photocopied text and drawings on handmade paper.
If You Would Have Friends
(1989) Accordion fold book.
Rags
(1985) Fullbound book in tan calf, with handset letterpress and linoleum cuts.
Weave
(1989) Heart shaped leatherbound book with pages of woven handmade paper.

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