Brooklyn Art Studios and Yashar Gallery

Brooklyn Art Studios and Yashar Gallery
Brooklyn Art Studios is a complex of artist spaces in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, housing a growing ensemble of professional artists, designers, artisans + creatives. Our onsite exhibition space, Yashar Gallery, exclusively features the work of our artists in rotating monthly shows. We also host seasonal Open Studio events.

Monday, February 6, 2012

News from Nathaniel Kressen

Dear friends and colleagues,

It is with great excitement that I write you with some news on my debut novel Concrete Fever, as well as information on a Bookbinding for Beginners Workshop I'll be leading later this month.

I am proud to report that we are about to surpass 100 copies of the book sold in just under three months. Folks have purchased their hand-stitched and painted copies via our online store ( as well as at select bookstores in northern Brooklyn.

Due to an increasing number of back-ordered copies, online orders placed today are estimated to arrive in mid- to late-March. Alternatively, in late-February, a limited number of copies will hit the shelves at Word Bookstore in Greenpoint, as well as at Spoonbill & Sugartown on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. However, the quickest way to get your copy...

... is to attend the interactive seminar I'll be leading this month, titled Bookbinding for Beginners Workshop (Word Bookstore, Tuesday February 21 at 6:00 pm - registration:

There, I will teach folks how to craft their own (ultra-sleek) notebooks, which they will then get to take home afterward. A hand-stitched, numbered, & painted copy of Concrete Fever will be included with each person's registration.

Thanks for your continued enthusiasm in my work, and best wishes for a strong start to 2012!

Best ,
Nathaniel Kressen

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