Category Archives: Artist Reviews

An exploration of various artists and their work.

Amy Genser – Stunning rolled paper sculptures

Cafeteria installation, Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children Connecticut-based Amy Genser uses rolled paper and acrylic paint to create topographic explorations of rocky and oceanic landscapes. Her sculptures reference natural forms and creatures such as barnacles, the tubular formation of … Continue reading

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Miniature cut paper birds (and shoes)

India-based cut paper artists Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama have set out to construct 365 miniature bird species by the end of 2018. To form each work, they begin by cutting feathers, beaks, and talons from layers of paper and then using … Continue reading

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Focusing on: Diana Brandt

By Webmaster I was recently at a PPA meeting and met Diana for the first time, although I knew of her through her folk art painting in the past.  She had with her some lovely handmade books she had recently … Continue reading

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Zhen Xian Bao – Chinese Thread Books

A friend kindly sent me a link to a blog showcasing the art of Chinese thread books.  The blog owner, Lesley, attended a workshop and produced a lovely layered book sample.  She demonstrates how it was constructed and shows how … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion

Exhibition Event: Book Artist Panel Discussion at Panizzi Gallery, UOW Library Keiraville, NSW 2500 Book artist Cindy Tonkin will moderate a panel of bookmaking experts, covering topics such as: the relationship of bookmaking to the visual arts; how do book … Continue reading

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Kate Alarcon: Paper Flower Concepts

Using primarily European crepe paper in various weights this Seattle-based artist creates lifelike flowers and plants. Her website, The Cobra Lily, contains a mass of exquisite blooms from around the world, including this stunning King Protea. For those of you … Continue reading

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Calvin Nicholls: Paper Sculptor

By webmaster I simply couldn’t go past this website without sharing it with you. The above is a screen snip of the front page of Calvin’s website.  Click on the image to visit his site and view his extraordinary work. … Continue reading

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