Book Art

"Book art" is simply art in the form of a book, usually created in small editions. My work combines accessible materials like xerox with fine art techniques like letterpress and unconventional papers.

DEAR EVERYONE (2013). Pamphlet stitch haiku chapbook about loneliness and outer space. Various papers, hand set type, polymer plates, and vintage blocks. Edition of 20.

NIL PER OS (2014). Stab-bound notebook/non-narrative novel about a teenage girl’s psychiatric institutionalization, told through partially redacted medical charts. Letterpress and xerox, various papers, 40 pages, edition of 50.

DESPAIR (2013). A visual response to Pauline Oliveros' "To Marilyn Monroe and Valerie Solonas in Recognition of their Desperation." Three panel accordion book printed on Rives BFK. Hand set lead type, ornaments, and rules. Printed on a Vandercook Universal Three. Edition of ten.

MATRIARCH (2014). Six portraits of my female ancestors, carved in lineoleum blocks and letterpress printed in multiple sepias. Enclosed in collograph-printed envelope with brief note.