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Books and Other Artwork

This gallery contains my handbound books and other artwork.

 
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  • Beachwalk
    This accordion book contains a poem I wrote and hand lettered, along with five small paintings I did in gouache. The soft cover is made of handmade paper. SOLD
  • Caleb's Haiku
    This illuminated haiku about a hedgehog was done using a poem written by a child. It was part of "Calligraphy in the Classroom", a program I created and have run since 2000.
  • Cicada 1
    This accordion book contains a poem I wrote and hand lettered, along with two small paintings I did in gouache. The cover is made of handmade paper.
  • Cicada 2
    This accordion book contains a poem I wrote and hand lettered, along with two small paintings I did in gouache. The cover is made of handmade paper.
  • Cicada 3
    This is a detail shot of an accordion book which contains a poem I wrote and hand lettered, along with two small paintings I did in gouache. The cover is made of handmade paper.
  • Cicada 4
  • Ed's Haiku
    This illuminated haiku about shimmering silver fish swimming in blue water was done using a poem written by a child. It was part of "Calligraphy in the Classroom", a program I created and have run since 2000.
  • Lesson Of The Moth
    The text on this piece is the poem "Lesson of the Moth", by Don Marquis. At the bottom is a gouache painting of a moth.
  • Scott's Haiku
    This illuminated haiku about a Kirk Heinrich, a Chicago Bulls basketball player was done using a poem written by a child. It was part of "Calligraphy in the Classroom", a program I created and have run since 2000.
  • Seeds 2
    A small accordion book made of pastepaper. The words are my own. The hard cover is covered in handmade paper.
  • Seeds 3
    A small accordion book made of pastepaper. The words are my own. The hard cover is covered in handmade paper.
  • Volcano Book 1
    The book portion of the Volcano Book. The words are my own. The hard covers are covered in sink paper, and the endsheets and small detail strips on the pages are pastepaper.
  • Volcano Book 2
    The book portion of the Volcano Book. The words are my own. The hard covers are covered in sink paper, and the endsheets and small detail strips on the pages are pastepaper.
  • Volcano Outside
    The Volcano Book, closed, with the book in place. The hard structure is covered with sink paper, and glass beads were used as an accent on the pull to help remove the book from its casing.
  • Volcano Outside Open 1
    The Volcano Book, open. When the hard structure is opened, it reveals red pastepaper lining and a mirror-finish ball covered in strips of writing (my own words).
  • Volcano Outside Open 2
    The Volcano Book, open. When the hard structure is opened, it reveals red pastepaper lining and a mirror-finish ball covered in strips of writing (my own words).
  • What Lies
    This piece, What Lies: Inside, is mixed-media and uses my own words. The form has a drawer in the belly, which contains a small book with hard covers.
  • What Lies 4
    What Lies: Inside, a mixed-media piece which uses my own words. This view shows the piece with the drawer closed.
  • What Lies 5
    This is a detail shot of the book contained in What Lies: Inside.
  • What Lies 6
    What Lies: Inside, a mixed-media piece which uses my own words. This view shows the piece with the drawer partly opened.
  • What Lies Book
    This is a detail shot of the book contained in What Lies: Inside.
  • What Lies Detail
    This is a detail shot of the book contained in What Lies: Inside.
  • What Might Have Been Said 1
    This piece, What Might Have Been/Said, is a mixed-media piece using my own words. Here it is shown closed. It is intended as a commentary on traditional female roles of being sweet and self-sacrificing — what gets lost is the crucial word and thought, "Me".
  • What Might Have Been Said 2
    What Might Have Been/Said, removed from the casing or cover.
  • What Might Have Been Said 3
    What Might Have Been/Said, removed from the casing or cover.
  • What Might Have Been Said 4
    This is a detail of What Might Have Been/Said, showing the crucial word, "Me".

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