After graduating from the Royal College of Art and working
for two decades as a graphic designer, Virginia McArdle
established her studio and bindery in 2000.
Successful Collaborations with artists, designers and architects
have produced a wide range of individual projects which include;


Bespoke fine binding
Box making
Folders
Small pre - production runs
Marketing prototypes
Presentation material
Packaging

Twice a year a range of handmade limited edition notebooks,
journals and paper products are for sale to the general public
from her Clerkenwell studio.




2008
Ontario Crafts Council Toronto . Art of The Book 08
The blue guitar , etchings by David Hockney who was
inspired by Wallace Stephens who was inspired by Pablo Picasso


The poster museum . Wilanów
Epicentrum Gallery . Chelmek
27 05 57 ... Suicide Bomber

2007
International Book Arts Festival V11 Time
Łódz City Art gallery . Poland
BWA Gallery . Krosno
National print gallery . Dublin
27 05 57 ... Suicide Bomber . Virginia McArdle . Third Juried Award
Book Arts Program J. Willard Marriott Library . Utah
Brandford P. Millar Library . Portland State University
The Bridewell Library . Dallas Texas
Dartmouth College Library . New Hampshire
A-Bomb Haiku, Nagasaki 'The Unforgettable Summer's day'

2006
Guild of Bookworkers Centenary Exhibition
The Grolier Club . New York
Special Collections . Michigan University Library
A-Bomb Haiku, Nagasaki 'The Unforgettable Summer's day'
Atsuyuki Matsuo

2005
Bath University
Ariel . Sylvia Plath
The Cancer Chronicles . Damien Hirst

Galeria Materia . Quebec
Harrier Irving Library . New Brunswick
The secret block for a secret person in Ireland

2004
The British Library
Selected Poems . Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Saskatchewan craft gallery . Saskatchewan
Mary E. Black gallery . Nova scotia Centre for Craft and Design
Centre Culturel Franco - Manitoban
Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery . British Columbia
Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery . Alberta
The secret block for a secret person in Ireland

2003
The British Library
The silk road . Frances Wood . Highly commended
York Quay Gallery Toronto Art of The Book 03
The secret block for a secret person in Ireland . Joseph Beuys

2002
The British Library
Journey to the centre of the earth . Jules Verne

2001
Basilica di San Paolo . Macerata Italy
Il cantico della creature. Saint Francis of Assisi

2000
The British Library
Düsseldorf . Joseph beuys




St. Martin's School of Art
Royal College of Art




Chelsea School of Art




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