Western NY Book Arts Center

WNYBAC is a member based not for profit art center dedicated to the art of the book.

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The WNY Book Arts Collaborative exists to promote, encourage and develop Printing & Book related Arts through education and access for individual artists and underserved communities. Through active programs such as lectures, workshops and exhibitions, all facets of the printed word and image -- printmaking, papermaking, illustration, design, writing, binding -- can be explored and made accessible to the public as viewer and participant.

Access to members is available to a variety of vintage letterpress printing and finishing pieces of equipment
The WNYBAC Shop stocks bookbinding supplies and papers suitable for letterpress printing and bookbinding. We carry Decorative & art papers for many uses including many Hahnemuhle papers from Germany, St. Armand Papers from Montreal as well as marbled and Thai rice papers at very reasonable prices. A selection of books, cards, prints & posters are also available for sale.
Equipment & Facilities
Vandercook 219 proof press
Vandercook SP20 proof press
Vandercook #2 proof press
Vandercook 0 proof press
Challenge 15 KA proof press
Ludlow type casting machine
Over 100 fonts of Ludlow matrices
Goulding Pearl Press
Chandler & Price Platten Presses
Kelsey 5x8 Excelsior Presses
Mortice lead cutters
Lead Cutters
Over 300 metal fonts
Over 20 sets of Wood type
Hundreds of cuts
Thousands of ornaments
Metal trim O saw
Security Check imprinter
Letterpress Numbering machines
Drying Racks
Kelsey Thermograph Unit
716-368-1430 | Website
468 Washington St
Buffalo, NY 14203, Erie County
Buffalo NY   Region
Year Founded: 2005
Major Clients
Woody Guthrie Foundation
Just Buffalo Literary Center
Production Credits
Printers in Residence:
Richard Kegler
Christopher Fritton
Justin Hall
Harold Leader
501 (c) 3 non profit education organization
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468 Washington St Buffalo, NY 14203
Erie County, Buffalo NY   Region
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