Focusing on Lisa Haque

Lisa (Switalski) Haque is an artist living and working in Miami, Florida.  She was a Studio Collaborator and the Production Manager at Dieu Donné in Manhattan, where she worked with artists in residence to create new bodies of work in handmade paper.

Prior to that she was a papermaker and bookbinder at Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University, where she collaborated with renowned artists including Kiki Smith and Richard Tuttle to produce editioned artist books and works in handmade paper.

Left: Link, 2017, cast cotton paper. Right: Blue Net, 2016, paper with debossing and pastel

She holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago and has taught papermaking, printing, and book arts for Rutgers University, the University of Georgia in Cortona, Italy, and institutions around the U.S.

Top: Nets, 2017, paper with jute nets. Bottom: How things break

Her work has been shown at the Hudson Guild Gallery and the International Print Center in New York; Fabriano, Italy, and the Moriki Paper and Ozu Waski/Oji Paper Museum in Tokyo, Japan.

Left: Hybrid (close-up). Right: The Romance of Food, printed polymer plates on handmade cotton paper with pulp paintings

Her artists books are housed at the University of Miami, Special Collections, and the Newark Public Library.

Resources and to see more of her work:
http://www.lisahaque.com/

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