Category Archives: Artist Reviews

An exploration of various artists and their work.

A painterly mark

Our member, Diana, is an expert at applying colour to paper; be it with acrylics, water colours or inks.  And she loves a splash of metallic. We’ve seen some of her beautifully filled hand-made books in the past. We’ve seen … Continue reading

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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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Expanding our Members Gallery

Our member, Dinah, shares some of her art with us on her new Gallery page. Having travelled extensively Dinah has been exposed to many different cultures and their paper making.  She writes about not only her journeys but also the … 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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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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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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Focusing on Raya Sader Bujana

This Barcelona-based artist painstakingly cuts and scores tiny paper monsteras, ficuses, and philodendron that stand just a few inches tall.  The life-like plants feature wrapped brown stalks and green leaves that are no bigger than a finger.  Often sitting in … Continue reading

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