Exhibits

 

The Sara Gilfert Award Winner is Dawn Peterson, A Good Mystery

Altered book pages sewn and glued onto 3d printed iron. Text is printed in the bottom of the vessel.

 


Title: A Good Mystery
Name: Dawn Peterson
Description: During 2020 I had time to read more mysteries and my favorite poet Emily Dickinson. As a book artist I enjoyed creating altered books using pages from Agatha Christie novels which are sewn and glued onto a 3d printed iron vessel. Inside the vessel is a quote from Emily Dickinson about reading a good book. There is also no better texture than from book pages
Dimensions: 5.5h x 12w x 8.5ind
Material: Altered book pages, 3d printed iron, thread and glue
Year: 2020
Price: $900

Website: dawnstudioonline.com

 



I am drawn to things unnoticed—an old sign, an art frag, a cardboard box. When I include these in my art they are transformed. The narrative has changed through works that are quirky, flawed & hopeful


Title: Patch Job

Name: Barbara Ziselberger

Description: mixed media collage on 140 lb watercolor paper

Dimensions: 30x24 inches
Material: Amazon box, acrylic paint
Year: 2020
Price: $449
Web site: http://www.barbaraziselberger.com

 

 

Printmaking, papermaking, and weaving come together to create a technique I call, Pulp Weaving, a way to bridge, blur and deconstruct the boundaries between the worlds of fiber, print and papermaking.

Title: Ghost Dancer
Name: Sariah Park
Description: Monotype made from handmade paper weaving
Dimensions: 22inx15in
Material: Cotton, Ink, Thread Embossment
Year: 2020
Price: NFS


Title: Spirit Guide
Name: Sariah Park
Description: Monotype made from handmade paper weaving
Dimensions: 22inx15in
Material: Cotton, Ink, Thread Embossment
Year: 2020
Price: $600 

Web site: http://sariahpark.com



 

50 paper cast faces with thai kozo fiber


Title: Persona
Name: Nayoung Kim
Description: These suspended faces in an enclosed space invite viewers to an intimate atmosphere that is both daunting and meditative, as this installation explores self-confrontation through the turbulence of the times. It is a glimpse into the construction of different personas when it comes to intentional artmaking, social identity, and the conscious and subconscious concealment of true self.
Dimensions: 6.5in x 9in
Material: Thai Kozo
Year: December 2020
Price: N/A

Email: nayoung.kim@tufts.edu

 

 

 

I have cut and woven 19th C. naturalist bookplate illustrations of bird eggs. Sewing into the woven paper with silk thread adds a linear and textural element contributing to the abstracted patterning.


Title: OVUM XIV/Breakthrough
Name: Carole P. Kunstadt
Description: silk thread sewn into layered, cut and woven paper
Dimensions: 6.75 x 6.5 in.
Material: silk thread, paper: 1880's Gronvold Colour Book Plates
Year: 2020
Price: 900

Web site: http://www.carolekunstadt.com

 

 

Acrylic paint layered in 6' squares taped off on Arches 300# watercolor paper. As the work progressed, I taped, painted, scratched, brushed, and collaged until the composition was complete. 


Title: T-squared Red
Name: Jean Brodie
Description: For this ?T-Squared Series? I used 300# Arches paper leftover from my watercolor days. To start, the 6? squares were taped off, and then taped again to layer acrylic paint shapes. As the work progressed, I taped, painted, scratched, wiped, collaged, brushed, and repeated until the composition was complete. All made during COVID, in my home garage/ studio with tools and T-squares within my view.
Dimensions: 6inx6in
Material: acrylic and collage on watercolor paper
Year: 2020
Price: $150


Title: T-squared Yellow
Name: Jean Brodie
Description: For this ?T-Squared Series? I used 300# Arches paper leftover from my watercolor days. To start, the 6? squares were taped off, and then taped again to layer acrylic paint shapes. As the work progressed, I taped, painted, scratched, wiped, collaged, brushed, and repeated until the composition was complete. All made during COVID, in my home garage/ studio with tools and T-squares within my view.
Dimensions: 6inx6in
Material: acrylic and collage on watercolor paper
Year: 2020
Price: $150

Web site: http://jeanbrodie.com

 


irregularly shaped paintings with some surface relief, made primarily from paper and surfaces with paper.


Title: Gardener and Finch
Name: Miriam Hitchcock
Description: figurative imagery with large bird made with line and limited color
Dimensions: 35in x 28in
Material: charcoal, acrylic on mixed media paper, and cardboard
Year: 2020
Price: $600.


Title: Butterfly and Girl
Name: Miriam Hitchcock
Description: figurative imagery with large butterfly made with line and limited color
Dimensions: 27in x 28in
Material: charcoal, acrylic on mixed media paper, and cardboard and foamcore
Year: 2020
Price: $600.

Web site: http://www.miriamhitchcock.com

 

 

paper, encaustic, gold/silver leaf ink paper is cut, dipped in encaustic, edges gilded, paper ripped into smaller pieces, folded and then assembled into different patterns based on weaving background 


Title: Puuc Route
Name: Noble Golden
Description: constructed of folded paper
Dimensions: 25in x 38in
Material: paper, encaustic, gold leaf ink
Year: 2020
Price: $3200


Title: Zulu II
Name: Noble Golden
Description: constructed with folded paper/based on Zulu shield design
Dimensions: 21in x 21in
Material: paper, encaustic, gold leaf ink
Year: 2020
Price: $1800


Title: Trance 2
Name: Noble Golden
Description: constructed of folded paper
Dimensions: 21in x 21in
Material: paper, encaustic, silver leaf ink
Year: 2020
Price: $1800

Web site: http://noblegolden.com

 

 

Mixed media mostly using a variety of papers.


Title: Time
Name: Barbara Dirnbach
Description: Waiting out the pandemic.
Dimensions: 33 X 27
Material: Mixed media on paper using a variety of textured papers/framed under glass
Year: 2020
Price: $700

Web site: https://www.barbaradirnbach.wixsite.com/artist

 

 

 

Paintings on recycle cardboard 


Title: Selfless
Name: Melody Byrd
Description: People together but apart
Dimensions: 27inches by 25inches
Material: Cardboard painting Inc
Year: 2020
Price: $80

 

 

 

The work illustrates an anxiety-ridden encounter with the world and how we might navigate through it. Folded and assembled from inked mulberry paper, handmade in the traditional Asian technique.


Title: into the fields of crystal timbres
Name: David Joo
Description: Detail view of part of the 'CLOUDS OF FORGETTING' series.
Dimensions: 20 in x 60 in
Material: Mulberry paper, ink, thread, bast fiber on canvas
Year: 2020
Price: NFS

 

 

 

During this ambiguous time I have found myself drawn to paper fragments and discarded scraps of past work, exploring how to reassemble these into new works reflect my current experiences during Covid.

 


Title: Fog and Fire
Name: Jenny Phillips
Description: Fog and Fire is inspired by two cyclical phenomena that have influenced the Northern Californian landscape. Whereas fog and fire might seem to be opposites, the work explores a quality that they hold in common: their role as generative and regenerative agents in the cycle of nature.
Dimensions: 36 x 36 inches
Material: Mulberry Paper, India Ink, Watercolor, Wax
Year: 2020
Price: $5,500

Web site: http://www.jennyphillips-studio.com

 

 

Paper analog collage


Title: Loneliness
Name: Martin Dosek
Description: Paper collage
Dimensions: 14 x 8 inch
Material: Paper
Year: 2020
Price: 700

Web site: http://martindosek.com/en/

 

 

I find inspiration in the cycles of destruction and renewal that mark the passage of time. I am interested in worthlessness and potential, finding meaning in materials that have been discarded.

 


Title: Psychology of Words
Name: Andrea Burgay
Dimensions: 8.25 x 8.25?
Material: Collage of layered book paper on vintage book board
Year: 2020
Price: 800


Title: Beginning/Ending
Name: Andrea Burgay
Dimensions: 8.25 x 16.25?
Material: Collage of layered book paper on vintage book board
Year: 2020
Price: 1200

Web site: www.andreaburgay.com

 

 

 

Offering to the Sea, Arches cold press watercolor paper, cotton rope, dyed thread, walnut driftwood, 2020 The act of casting offerings into the sea in ancient practice. Cultures from all over the world consider the ocean sacred, cleansing but also violent and destructive. These offerings can be anything from flowers, lanterns, stones. Two of these offerings made in the rough shape of a fish were dedicated to the sea on the feast of Neptune, July 23rd an ancient practice.

 


Title: Offering to the Sea
Name: Eryn Lewis
Description: The act of casting offerings into the sea in an ancient practice. Cultures from all over the world consider the ocean sacred, cleansing but also violent and destructive. These offerings can be anything from flowers, lanterns, stones. Two of these offerings made in the rough shape of a fish were dedicated to the sea on the feast of Neptune, July 23rd
Dimensions: 36in l x 4inw x 4inh
Material: Arches cold press watercolor paper, cotton rope, dyed thread, walnut driftwood,
Year: 2020
Price: $350.00

Web site: http://www.erynmlewis.com

 

 
 
During COVID, my routine has been to start each day with a 3-4 mile walk. These wall collages consist mostly of materials found along the way. This new way of working uses my routes as compositions.


Title: Morning Walk #4
Name: Lisa Hochstein
Description: During COVID, my routine has been to start each day with a 3-4 mile walk. These wall collages consist mostly of materials found along the way. This new way of working uses my routes as compositions.
Dimensions: h: 48in x w: 30in
Material: paper, cardboard, fabric, wood
Year: 2020
Price: $1500

Web site: http://www.lisahochstein.com

 

 

2 works are laser cut collages of images from protests around the country now and in the past using previously produced papers. the third work is a layered sculpted chicken wire dipped in two pulps.


Title: Mirror Image, Portland
Name: Kristen Tordella-Williams
Description: Imagery of police surrounded by tear gas during this year's Portland protests were simplified in Adobe Illustrator then used to laser cut handmade papers and collaged and mounted onto large papers. The mirror image of the title refers to the similarity in police violence in protests across the US as not isolated to this year but as a traditional militaristic response to uprisings.
Dimensions: ~3?x2?x2?
Material: Artist made pigmented recycled paper laser cut and mounted to burnt artist made kozo paper
Year: 2020
Price: 800

Web site: http://kristentordellawilliams.art

 

 

I develop expressions that are just beyond my reach, simultaneous observation and participation, out-of-sight, until they are revealed. Pulling a thought or feeling out of thin air and making it visible. By chance and luck I am free to experiment and then look for what else is possible. 


Title: Strata

Name: MP Marion

Description: Handmade paper collage

Dimensions: 24x30
Material: handmade paper
Year: 2020
Price: $850.00

Web site: http://mpmarion.com

 

 

 Oil and cold wax medium on arches paper


Title: By the sea
Name: Kathleen LHommedieu
Description: A brilliant summers day by the quiet and calm sea
Dimensions: 8 x 8 framed 12 x 12
Material: Oil and cold wax on Japanese washi paper
Year: 2020
Price: 150.00

Web site: www.kathleenlhommedieuart.com

 

 

 

I am a Canadian artist whose practice operates within the registers of the scientific and the poetic, the conceptual and environmental. Embracing elements of sculpture, drawing and photography my work


Title: Gesture of Denial
Name: Fae Logie
Description: Gesture of Denial is a sketch embodying conflicting emotion, of closeness and distance, being together and apart. Rendered quickly with fluid grey brush strokes, this softness in part is overlaid with an aggressive charcoal blocking. The materials also speak of contrast. It is about the space and time of living with uncertainty. Of containment and memory, restraint and forgiveness.
Dimensions: 23 x 30 inches
Material: watercolour and charcoal on rag paper
Year: 2020
Price: NFS

Web site: http://www.faelogie.com

 

 

 

My work combines traditional papercutting techniques with embossing, oil painting, and collage. The work tests the limits of paper and challenges the viewer to accept it as a substitute for the body.

 

Title: Distortion

Name: Nizlyn (my artist name)
Description: This piece uses curved paper pieces and thread to imitate a distorted stomach. This piece speaks to the anxiety I've felt during the pandemic as well as previous works with rope bondage and my ongoing battle with IBS. I found that sewing the stitching into the shorts (made of paper) was a therapeutic activity - one that speaks to the durability of paper despite its fragile appearance.
Dimensions: 18 x 11 inches
Material: Cut paper, thread, glue
Year: 2020
Price: NFS

Web site: http://nizlyn.wixsite.com/mysit/

 

 

 

Since the pandemic, I have painted solely portraits because time with friends & loved ones is precious or limited. Work : 100% on recycled paper.

 

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Title: Seeing Is Believing
Name: Heidi Brueckner
Description: This depicts a dear friend whom I used to socialize with often, but have not seen since the pandemic. It has been a new way of spending time with or 'seeing' the subjects. Paper bags were used as a base layer in an effort to recycle some of the bags that have been piling up in my home since the pandemic (we are not allowed to bring in used paper bags to grocery stores here).
Dimensions: 60in x 58in
Material: Oil on Paper Bags and Foil on Canvas
Year: 2020
Price: $3500

Web site: heid.brueckner.com

 

 

My collage portraits are rendered using only the subject's personal or related papers, delving beneath the surface to explore memory and identity and reveal new perspectives.


Title: Field Guide to Topical Flies  

Name: Trudy Borenstein-Sugiura

Description: Self Portrait from October 2020 using books and papers from my desk at the time.

Dimensions: 17in
Material: 14'
Year: 2020
Price: 3500.

Web site: trudy-borenstein-sugiura.squarespace.com

 

 

 

I work directly on small photos from the 1800’s—hand-altering and layering the images with ink, dust and glue. Inspired by archives, I explore beauty, history, the changeable nature of identity.


Title: Green/aura 

Name: julie blankenship

Dimensions: 3x4.5in
Material: 19th century photographs with ink, dust and glue
Year: 2020
Price: $195