Some Favorites

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SAVE NINE, 2017

Relief printing on paper crafted by the artist from local iris fibers and abaca. Cover and case of walnut-dyed flax from Cave Paper. Want to learn to make this Crab Claw case? Check it out here.

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Save Nine (2017) features what I call a ‘crab claw’ protective box, made from one sheet of paper, that I designed during my “Breathing New Life into Dead Media” class at the 2004 PBI.

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Because of the minimal use of adhesive, the box hugs the book nicely.

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The box can be used as a cradle to display the book.

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CITIES AND THE DEAD, 2016

Artist-made paper featuring watermarks and shadowmarks, created for Karen Kunc’s Invisible Cities exhibit. 

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CONTAINER GARDEN, 2016

Exploring the opportunities that sewing on raised cords provides for interesting outcomes. This piece, titled Container Garden, features waxed lined over double 12 ply cords with walnut dyed flax paper from Cave Paper. The spine lining is cattail paper I made several years ago. Rives BFK paper gives this a really satisfying weight.