book arts

Using collage, paint, ink and pencil, the book form provides an intimate enclosure in which to gather and contain. Turning the pages or unfolding is a quiet and tactile experience through time, a small journey from here to there. And the art of altering existing books is rich with possibility.

image 1: detail Shelter in Place

2: Death Book  3: detail Synthesis

4-8 mixed media books

9: Second Thoughts Encyclopedia

Vol M, altered book, gouache

10: Chakra Tree, wall hung accordion book 60"x15"

11: Hell's Handbasket, Dante's Inferno pages, waxed linen 14"x10"

12: detail Unified Field Theory accordion book

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