Category Archives: Artist Reviews

An exploration of various artists and their work.

The Wooden Haus: Art Studio

The Wooden Haus is an artist studio in Medlow Bath.  It is principally a works-on-paper studio nestled in a bushland setting that aims at providing professional workshops for the community. The manager, Linda Swinfield, is an artist and art coach … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Marilyn Rathbone – Welcome

Marilyn Rathbone: Welcome (part of the Pavement Works Collection), 2000, 1,300 sheets of petal “pile”, grey board, Kraft paper, 93 x 42 x 8cm, paper making, box making Welcome is made, purely, from petals collected from Worthing’s pavements, parks and … Continue reading

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Colossal 2018 Top Post

The most viewed post of 2018 on the Colossal art website was an article about paper memo pads that excavate objects as they get used. Produced by Japanese company Triad, the blocks are composed of over 100 sheets of paper … Continue reading

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DIY paper lamps

Looking for an original way to light your home?  Or perhaps a unique gift? These paper lamps, designed by OWL in Lisbon, Portugal, are fun, but are also intended to raise awareness about wildlife whilst simultaneously recreating the animals in … Continue reading

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Cut paper illustrations by John Ed De Vera

Multidisciplinary designer John Ed De Vera builds cut paper illustrations that jump off the page, inviting his audience into the minds of deep-sea divers, astronauts, and long distance runners. To more deeply immerse viewers in these imagined worlds, he creates depth … Continue reading

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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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