About

Gina PagePrintmaker, poet, papermaker, and book artist, Gina Page has spent most of her life on the coast of British Columbia, Canada, a significant influence on her work.

Gina studied printmaking at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver with Bob Steele, has taken printmaking and other courses at Emily Carr University, and has been an active studio member of Malaspina Printmakers Society on Granville Island.

Her books of poetry are held in numerous public and university libraries in Canada and the United States of America. Her first chapbook of poetry, Along a Road of Pattering Shade, published in 1986 by Seawrack Press, was mentioned in a review by George Woodcock in the online Poetry Column of ABC BookWorld.

Born in Victoria, Gina Page has a Bachelor of Education degree (in art and English literature) from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Education degree from the University of Victoria.

Gina Page first had her poetry published in a Hyperion, a journal published in Berkeley, California. In 1986, she published her first chapbook Along a Road of Pattering Shade, printed by Wil Hudson. Since then she has since published a number of other chapbooks and artist’s books:The Story of the Last Elephant, a poem by Rudolf Penner; Watching You Sleep; Dreams of the Sea; Gifts, in three versions; Meditation on a Canterbury Bell Stem; Pages’ Farm Galiano Island; In Mexico; Chinese Lanterns; Dreams of the Sea, second version; and The Cherry Tree.  As well she printed a letterpress broadside of William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 97 in the studio of the late acclaimed printer Wil Hudson, one of the founding members of the Alcuin Society

Gina has been a teacher in with the Powell River, North Vancouver, and Richmond school districts in B.C., Canada.

She attended the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, B.C., and began courses in typesetting, papermaking, bookbinding printmaking, painting and drawing at ECIAD. Gina Page is a member of Malaspina Printmaking Studio on Granville Island in Vancouver, B.C., where she has worked with various etching processes.

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