Welcome! Updated: August 19, 2014
The Morgan Conservatory is currently showing “Revive and Renew: Contemporary Artists and Eastern Papers” - an excellent show accopanied by a very loverly catalog, which contains short essays about the appeal of Eastern fibers by each artist. Catalogs are available from the Morgan at $10 each plus shipping.
I’m happy to have had a detail of “Root / Basis” chosen for its front cover, along with work by Bill Lorton, and to have several pieces included in the show…including an all-MJC title wall (wow).
I’m quite pleased to have had a work chosen to illustrate Aimee Lee’s article “Cultivating Hanji in America” in the Summer 2014 issue of Surface Design Journal. It’s a lovely layout.
I’m very happy to have a detail of LISTEN as the cover for the Summer 2014 issue of the Spoon River Poetry Review:
I was so pleased to have work in two simultaneous shows in Denver, Colorado, which opened June 20th and ran through August 2nd.
The venerable book arts gallery, Abecedarian, featured numerous paper-based book works, and, across the street at Metropolitan State University’s Center for Visual Arts were larger, non-book pieces in the group exhibition Paper Work.
I’m very pleased to have been featured in an article by Katie Rose McEneely in Sheridan Road Magazine, and to have a lovely, articulate mention in an interview with special collections librarian Allison Jai O’Dell in Fine Books and Collections Magazine.
February 22 - March 15, To Summon Spring, ZIA Gallery, Chicago IL
March 24 - June 1, Intertwined: Words and Art, University of Chicago Medicine Gallery, Chicago IL
April 4 - August 10, Boundless: The Book Transformed in Contemporary Art, Mesa Art Museum, Arizona
April 25 - June 7, Fiber In Flux, Morgan Conservatory Group Exhibition, Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
June 20 - August 2, Pulp Mastery: Mary Ellen Long and Melissa Jay Craig, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, Colorado
June 20 - August 2, Paper Work, Center for Visual Arts, Metropolitian State University, Denver, Colorado
August 1 - September 20, Revive and Renew: Contemporary Artists and Eastern Papers, The Morgan Conservtory, Cleveland, Ohio
September 21 - December 7, Pulp Culture: Paper Is The Medium, Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey
November 22 - January 2015, Gallery Artists Group Exhibition, ZIA Gallery, Chicago IL
I was pleased to participate in Emily Martin's Pantone Postcard Project. I can’t keep up with all the places it’s been shown, so check out the page.
I'm very pleased to be able to to offer you the opportunity to read Without Words, an excellent interview by Richard Minsky for his column in Fine Books and Collections magazine, in the Autumn 2012 issue.
Here is another excellent Q&A interview by Shannon Gallagher for ZIA: Gallery.
I'm proud to have contributed the back cover notes to Hanji Unfurled: One Journey into Korean Papermaking by Aimee Lee, published by Legacy Press (October 2012).
I'm honored to be included in the 21 International Contemporary Paper Artists section of Helen Hiebert's new dvd, The Papermaker's Studio Guide, released in Fall 2012.
Rust Belt Chic: The Cleveland Anthology is now available. I'm happy to be included in an article about odd early art activity by David C. Barnett: Tales of the Regional Art Terrorists.
I was honored to have been chosen as an inspiration for Laurie LeBreton's lovely paper installation River Song, in Inspired By: Celebrating Illinois Women Artists, August 24 - September 27 at Woman Made Gallery, Chicago.
I was pleased to see (S)Edition featured in a lovely article in Quiet Lunch Magazine.
I'm happy to have a few works included in 1000 Artists' Books, edited by Sandra Salamony and Donna and Peter Thomas. Available here or better yet, at your local bookstore.