Joy and John Tonkin specialize in conservation and restoration of books and works of art on paper.   They also provide a range of bookbinding services including one-off fine bindings.  


Joy is an Applied Science graduate of the University of Canberra, specializing in book and paper conservation, and has since studied in Switzerland, Belgium and Italy.   John has been a bookbinder for over thirty years, having trained in Ascona Switzerland, and Paris.  


Both exhibit their fine bindings in Australia and overseas


Both are experienced teachers and offer a range of instruction in the book arts.


Click here to see the e-catalogue of John's recent exhibition:


2017 Australian National Conference of Bookbinder - details on www.canberrabookbinders.org.au


Contemporary Fine Binding exhibition in Canberra - details on www.canberrabookbinders.org.au


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