Bloomington Open Studios Tour

Brien Beidler

*This year, I will be showing my work alongside Mary Uthuppuru at my studio, located at 300 E Smith Ave.

Brien Beidler is a bookbinder and toolmaker who makes historically-inspired bindings and specialized tools for bookbinding and its related trades.

Over the last seven years Brien has taken and taught a variety of bookbinding and toolmaking workshops, and is an active member of the Guild of Book Workers. In the fall of 2016, he and his wife upped their roots in Charleston, South Carolina and set up shop in Bloomington, Indiana, where Brien works from his home studio with Wren, his curmudgeonly Brittany.