Book Arts​

 

National Park Series

Arches National Park

Artist Book: Drumleaf bound,

Silk Screen printed book cloth and paste downs, Citrasolv printed text.

Cover and paste down imagery is represented as topographic heights and depths of these protected lands, manifested from areal photography.

3.5 in x 5 in x .75 in. Closed

2017

National Park Series

Canyonland National Park

Artist Book: Coptic bound,

Silk Screen printed book cloth and paste downs, Citrasolv printed text.

Cover and paste down imagery is represented as topographic heights and depths of these protected lands, manifested from areal photography.

3.5 in x 5 in x .75 in. Closed

2017

 

National Park Series

Glacier National Park

Artist Book: Long Stitch bound,

Silk Screen printed book cloth and paste downs, Citrasolv printed text.

Cover and paste down imagery is represented as topographic heights and depths of these protected lands, manifested from areal photography.

3.5 in x 5 in x .75 in. Closed

2017

 
 

Washington Park Series

Twelve Pamphlet Stitch bound, Letterpress text, Citrasolv printed,

Digital printed.

Titles represent the intersections at which you would find architectural elements throughout time. Inside are photographs found through the Wisconsin Historical Society of buildings in the Washington Park neighborhood as they appeared when they were build in comparison to how the plots look today.

5 in. x  7 in. Closed

2017

 

Field Notes

Artist Books Series: Pamphlet stitch bound, Blanket stitch edge, Citrsolv printed, Handmade paper.

To journal while walking through nature,

one might wish to be more gentle with it.  Allow your thoughts, feelings and sketches

to become one with the earth with a biodegradable journal completely of Handmade Paper and organic cotton binding.

Small: 3 in. x 5 in.

Medium: 5 in. x 7 in.

Large: 7 in. x 10 in.

2017

 

Feed the Bees

Artist Books Series: Pamphlet Stitch Bound, Citrasolv Printed, Local compost and wildflower seeds, Handmade paper. Citrasolv printed wooden box.

Gardening can be fulfilling, educational and helpful to ecosystem. It can also be rebellious. The handmade paper seed packets sew into the pamphlet stitch books are designed to be removed and deposited freely to grow pollinator-friendly flowers.

Books: 2 in. x 3 in.

Box: 3 3/4 in. x 3 3/4 in. x 3 3/4 in.

2016

 

How to Make Handmade Paper Seed Bombs

Single sheet - 8 page fold, Digital printed Zine Series.  Handmade paper seed bombs.  Citrasolv printed wooden box.

Gardening can be fulfilling, educational and helpful to ecosystem. It can also be rebellious. The zines teach one the way of geurilla gardening and the creating biodegradable, pollinator-friendly seed bombs from paper pulp to be distributed wherever there is soil.

Zines: 2 in. x 3 in.

Box: 3 3/4 in. x 3 3/4 in. x 3 3/4 in.

Seed Bombs: 1 in. round

2016

 

Mythic Bestiary

Carousel bound, Citrasolv printed, Paper cut-out Artist’s Book.

Housed within this whimsical structure are the beasts of fantasy and myth.  Window views of their forms and environments are presented through layers of paper cutouts.

5 in. x 7 in. x 1 in. closed.

2016

 

Firenze: Architettura

Artist Book Series: Accordion bound,

Silk Screen printed, Letterpress printed, Blind debossing.

A minimalist representation of five architectural structures of Florence, Italy. Three books filled with blind letterpress debossed labels (en Italiano) are partnered with three-layer screen printed images of the forms and encased in hard cover accordion binding.

4 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. x 1 in. closed.

2016

 

Terra Incognita

Artist Book: Accordion bound,

Reductive Linoleum Block Printed Images, Letterpress text.

A representation of terra incognita (Unknown lands) as I explore new places on a road trip across the Southwest of the United States.  Each image a different scene and discovery, a catalogue of my adventures.

12 in. x 12 in. closed.

2016

 

Arrowmont Foliage

Artist Book: Coptic Stitch bound,

Handmade paper cutouts, pouchoir printed.

A study of the foliage that lies around Arrowmont School of Art and Craft in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, Tennessee. Designs of the leaves native to the area cut from pages of my own handmade paper, arranged from small to large and pouchoir printed images in neutral colors of greens and browns.

7 in. x 9 in. closed.

2016

Based out of the -  Riverwest  - neighborhood in

- Milwaukee, Wisconsin -

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