About Carriage House Paper

Carriage House Paper LLC, located in Williamsburg - Brooklyn New York, houses our showroom for handmade paper, papermaking supplies and equipment, and is our teaching and papermaking facility. 

Donna Koretsky

Co-founder and owner of Carriage House Paper; BA in Art, University of California/Santa Cruz. Donna has done field research in papermaking techniques in Japan, Korea, Nepal, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and throughout Europe. She is also the director of the International Paper Museum.  Her sculptural works have been exhibited internationally, and are in many private collections. Donna writes the column “Along the Paper Road…” for Hand Papermaking newsletter.

Katharine L. DeLamater

Art Director of Carriage House Paper; After first learning about hand papermaking at Mount Holyoke College, she went on to intern at Pace Paper, Dieu Donné, and the Boston Paper Collective. In 2020, Katharine received her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book. An Iowa Arts fellowship recipient, Katharine worked as a research assistant to Timothy Barrett at the Oakdale Paper Research Facility. Alongside teaching and artist collaborations, Katharine maintains her own artistic practice which includes papermaking, letterpress printing, and bookbinding. 

Clare Altman

Studio Assistant at Carriage House Paper; Clare graduated from Smith College in 2020, where they studied printmaking and book arts. They love working with paper in all its forms-from pulling sheets to paper casting, printing, and bookbinding. Much of their current studio work revolves around jianzhi, a traditional Chinese paper-cutting technique.

Elaine Koretsky (1932-2018)

Co-founder of Carriage House; A.B., Cornell University. Elaine authored/edited six books and numerous articles dealing with technical or historical aspects of papermaking and produced 17 documentary films. She was involved in field research in traditional papermaking throughout the world, and is fondly referred to as the modern day Dard Hunter.