Tracy Leal

  • Instructor

Tracy Leal has been a bookbinder for 20 years, beginning with courses taken at the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design and Dawson Room Print Shop at Dalhousie University.

Her studies included a variety of bookbinding styles, repair and archival techniques.  During her 17 years running an elementary school library, she had many opportunities to introduce bookbinding to students and teachers, and through the Nova Scotia Art Galleries Arts Smart Program and the Labrador Creative Arts Festival had further opportunities to teach bookbinding to students from kindergarten to high school.

Tracy is a member of Canadian Bookbinders and Book Arts Guild and has represented Nova Scotia at Word on the Street Festivals for many years.