Tom McEwan – bookbinder

27th December 2023  |  ALUMNI | AWARD WINNERS

Tom McEwan – bookbinder

Winner of the 2023 Heritage Crafts / Marsh Trainer Award

Tom McEwan The Heritage Crafts/Marsh Trainer of the Year award went to Tom McEwan.

Tom graduated from Glasgow School of Art with a degree in Fine Art Sculpture in 1980. He began training as a bookbinder in 2004 at the Glasgow College of Building and Printing, and thereafter enjoyed a string of competition successes including prizes from the National Library of Scotland, Society of Bookbinders, and Designer Bookbinders. In 2013 Tom established a craft bindery in Ayrshire where he continues to work on commissioned design bindings and teaches and mentors art and bookbinding students.

Photo: David Clarke (Heritage Crafts Co-Chair), Tom McEwan (Heritage Crafts / Marsh Trainer of the Year winner 2023), Nick Carter (Marsh Charitable Trust) and Jay Blades MBE (Heritage Crafts Co-Chair). Photo by Stefan Jakubowski.