Author Archives: Claire B

About Claire B

I'm a passionate printmaker, paper-maker and a poor sketcher (which I'm working to improve). I've stitched from early childhood and am a perpetual student, loving learning and participating in everything creative.

The quirky nature of collage

Creative reuse of paper waste – the ephemera of everyday life, has been a source of inspiration for artists ever since Braque and Picasso established the collage technique at the turn of the century. Here is a celebration of a … Continue reading

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Paper vessels: At home experiments

By PPA member, Lee. I was lucky to be able to complete Day 1 of Louise Gilchrist’s workshop on making small vessels. After making our first vessels with white pulp, we were able to use coloured pulp that Louise had … Continue reading

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Review: Making small vessels workshop

Although we unfortunately couldn’t meet for the second part of this workshop we all came away from the first day with enough skills to enable us to continue making paper pulp vessels at home. Here’s a quick look at the … Continue reading

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Focusing on: Sammy Seung-Min Lee

Many thanks to our member, Michelle, who discovered this amazing paper artist. ******************** Sammy Seung-Min Lee was born and raised in Seoul, Korea and moved to Southern California at the age of sixteen.  She studied fine art and media art … Continue reading

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PPA Members: Important Notice

All members of Primrose Paper Arts Inc will have received an email notification from our president, Dinah, this evening.  The notice below is another confirmation of that communication. Members, The State Government has declared that all non-essential activities must be … Continue reading

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Focusing on: Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota was born in Osaka, Japan, and now lives and works in Berlin. Chiharu Shiota, The Crossing, 2018, books & white wool Confronting fundamental human concerns such as life, death and relationships, Shiota explores human existence throughout various dimensions … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Tipping Point

TIPPING POINT Installation by Ro Murray & Mandy Burgess Until 28 March, 2020 Webmaster Note: We are delighted to see the latest work by our member, Mandy Burgess, in collaboration with Ro Murray.

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