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Monique Lallier

Monique Lallier is an internationally recognized book binder & book artist. She began her studies in the 1960s in Montreal at Cotnoir Cappone School of Fashion & L’Art de la Reliure book binding school with Simone B. Roy. She continuued on to Paris, with Roger Arnoult, Centro Del Bel Libro in Ascona, with Edwin Heim and Solothurn, Switzerland with Hugo Peller. Moniques’ work may be found in the collections of: McGill University, Montreal, St. Joseph Oratory in Montreal for the Pope Jean- Paul II, Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina, Guilford College, Hege Library, Greensboro, as well as many private collections in USA, Canada, Europe and Japan.

Monique practices her craft full time from her studio in Summerfield, North Carolina, where she also teaches (see teaching page).

Monique & Don

summerfieldMonique Lallier & Don Etherington have been working together for 42 years. They have been married for that same time. It is interesting that two of the best book binders and conservators should find working together after running their own studios independently for decades.  (more on Monique & Don)