Arielle is an aspiring bookbinder. She discovered bookbinding in 2015 and joined the Canadian Bookbinding and Book Arts Guild (CCBAG) in 2016. She is currently taking courses offered through CCBAG. Taught under Dan Mezza her instruction so far includes:
- Bookbinding Level 1
- Bookbinding Level 2
- Introduction to Leather
- Repair & Restoration for cloth and paper bindings
- Protective Enclosures
- Paper Treatment & Repair
Arielle’s bookbinding interests are restoration and repair. Along with bookbinding Arielle enjoys writing, her favorite genres include historical fiction and fantasy. Arielle is currently a student working towards her PhD in Library and Information Sciences. Her academic background includes a B.A in English & Linguistics, an M.A. in Linguistics and an MLIS degree. Her interests lie in etymology, slang, and archival sciences.