Artist

Jacqueline Mallegni

Paper Rain Studio

paper.rain.studio@mallegni.com

mallegni.com

 

Images:

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Ancestor Bones
Cast kozo pulp, indigo, charcoal

23 x 12 x 9 inches

2020

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Ancestor Journey
Cast kozo paper, indigo, joomchi, encaustic

19 x 7 x 4 inches

2021

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Broken Eggs

Cast kozo paper, indigo, encaustic, paper cord
30 x 13 x 10 inches

2020

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Emergent
Cast kozo paper, paper cord
13 x 10 x 8 inches
2020

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Joomchi Vessel

Cast joomchi paper, indigo, sumi ink

9 x 8 x 8 inches

2020



Brief Bio:

 

I came to making washi through my fascination and appreciation of Japanese aesthetics, philosophies of wabi-sabi, and yûgen, and my passion for organic materials. Many years spent collecting dye plant materials for loom weaving and basketry easily translated into using some of the same dye plants to add color and texture to handmade paper. The ancient art of papermaking, for me the process of