BVAA Lending Library

The Blackstone Valley Art Association maintains a lending library. These are books and publications that members own and are willing to lend out to other BVAA members.

If you have books you’d like to add to our lending library listing, please let us know.

If you’re interested in borrowing a book listed in this lending library, please contact us. We will arrange for you to borrow the book!

Lisa Shea

 

Holga World

Holga World

Holga – The World thorugh a Plastic Lens
Holga: The World Through a Plastic Lens (Lomography) [Paperback] Lomographic Society International (Author)

Holga – The World thorugh a Plastic Lens – Amazon Listing

Fantastic Plastic Cameras

Fantastic Plastic Cameras

Fantastic Plastic Cameras: Tips and Tricks for 40 Toy CamerasThe art of film photography using plastic or “toy” cameras is the sensational new trend among camera buffs and hipsters. Featuring a shoot-from-the-hip attitude and a playful retro look, Fantastic Plastic Cameras is the definitive guide to the low-fi phenomenon referred to as Lomography.

Fantastic Plastic Cameras: Tips and Tricks for 40 Toy Cameras – Amazon Listing

Photo Jojo

Photo Jojo

Photojojo!: Insanely Great Photo Projects and DIY Ideas
A photo, an idea, and simple crafting skills are all you need to transform your pictures into useful, fun, giftable art. With clear DIY instructions, Photojojo! by Amit Gupta and Kelly Jensen shows you how to turn your forgotten photos into ingenious photo projects.

Photojojo!: Insanely Great Photo Projects and DIY Ideas – Amazon Listing

Plastic Cameras

Plastic Cameras

Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity
Take a tour of the burgeoning world of plastic cameras and low-tech photography in this fun and funky guide to creating the most artistic pictures of your life! Whether you’re an experienced enthusiast or toy camera neophyte, you’ll find this guide full of tantalizing tips, fun facts, and absolutely striking photographs taken with the lowest tech tools around.

Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity – Amazon Listing

Providence & Rhode Island Chef's Table

Providence & Rhode Island Chef’s Table

Providence & Rhode Island Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes From The Ocean State
Our very own Al Weems was the photographer for this amazing exploration of the restaurants and dishes of Providence. Take a look through his skill with food, restaurants, and even WaterFire!

Providence & Rhode Island Chef’s Table – Amazon Listing

Chinese Turkestan

Chinese Turkestan

Chinese Turkestan: A Photographic Journey Through an Ancient Civilization
Award-winning internationally known photographer Ryan Pyle braves an isolated part of the world to bring a glimpse of a culture fading into the past.

Chinese Turkestan – Amazon Listing

Understory

Understory

Understory
Thank you to Dennis Smith for donating this to our library! These are “lumen prints” – putting plants directly onto black and white photographic paper. Very much like cyanotypes!



Understory – Amazon Listing

BRV Calendar 2015

BRV Calendar 2015

Blackstone River Calendar 2015
Calendar from 2015 showcasing images from the Blackstone River corridor. BVAA member Carol Dandrade is featured for two months as well as a smaller end-of-month spot.

(no longer available)

2016 Calendar

BRV Calendar 2016

Blackstone River Calendar 2016
Calendar from 2016 showcasing images from the Blackstone River corridor. BVAA members Carol Dandrade, Judy Belben, Lisa Shea, and Bob See are featured.

Blackstone River Calendar 2016

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