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Hedi Kyle
Philadelphia, PA
Werk Kunst Schule, Wiesbaden, Germany

HEDI KYLE is chief conservator at The American Philosophical Society and adjunct professor at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She is co-founder of the Paper and Book Intensive and has given workshops in the United States and Canada for the past 15 years.

Hedi  Kyle's work was exhibited in
2003 Instructors' Exhibition
"Of Echo"
(2003) Stencilling; working drawings on vellum paper; Elephant hide paper
CFBL Folds
(2003) Letterpress, gocco on dur-o-tone paper; experimental binding; cardboard, N-V-Ultra paper
The Illustrated Book
 an exhibition of artits' books that emphasize the power of image to convey ideas.
Scroll - Unit #1 (work in progress)
Offset printed card stock with corrugated paper wrapper
Hedi Kyle & Her Influence: 1977-1993
 a survey of works influenced by Kyle's work
April Diary
(1979) Laminations of various oriental and domestic papers, reversed writing, images with watercolor and color pencils. From the collection of Richard Minsky, New York, NY.
Beach Bum
(1982) Mexican barkpaper, vellum, wood, and hand-stitching. Concertina construction. From the collection of Barbara Mauriello, Hoboken, NJ.
Big Time Savings
(1992) Kraft and copy papers, original and photocopied advertising sections, yellow plastic button, paper bead, rubber place-mat covers. Concertina construction with additional sewings.
Bird Catch
(1992) Folded set-up sheets inserted into a concertina construction.
Con-Cod
(1993) Photocopied images on yellow typing paper. Concertina-codex.
Dos A Dos
(1993) Color xerograph folding book. Printed by Booklab in Austin, TX.
El Paraiso De La Fantasia
(1993) Plastic rods, waxed cloth, Tom Leech's handmade paper, paste boards, dyed linen, color photographs, machine sewing and hole punch. Piano hinge construction.
From A to Z
(1990) Photocopied cover papers, four-color offset printing. Concertina flag construction.
Goethe's Poem
(1980) Oriental and domestic papers, pressed flowers, stencils, reversed and normal writing. From the collection of Renate Alvarez, Pasadena, CA.
Karussell
(1993) Printed pages, dyed cloth, machine sewing, folded handmade paper extensions. Roundabout construction.
Lattice Leaves
(1990) Oatmeal paper, cut-outs accentuated with cray-pas colors. Concertina construction.
Listen to the Sound
(1982) Twinrocker paper, cloth, cut-outs, stenciled images, watercolor.
Lucinda
(1993) Canson vellum, handwriting in mirror image, rubber stamping. Concertina construction. From the collection of Ursula & Paul Warshol, New York, NY.
Morgenroete
(1991) Japanese paper, cut-outs and stencils. From the collection of J. Menningen, Philadelphia, PA.
Northern Liberties Panorama
(1989) Notebook pages and photographs photocopied on library board. Hand colored. Concertina construction with additional sewings.
Path
(1992) Set-up sheets altered with cut-outs and collages. Concertina construction.
Pennant Zero
(1989) Various handmade and commercial papers. Writing, watercolor, cut-outs. Concertina flag construction. From the collection of J. Menningen, Philadelphia, PA.
Petaluma
(1993) Starched fabric, handwritings with color markers, handmade papers by Winifred Lutz and Tim Barrett, various Japanese handmade papers and board in a stilted construction.
Restoration Papers
(1986) Historical book papers, slotted and laced to pages. Non-adhesive attachment of Barrett paper covers. From the collection of Renate Alvarez, Pasadena, CA.
Spun Paper
(1980) Handmade paper from Nepal, twisted and spun Japanese papers, balsa wood, marbled paper. From the collection of Ursula Warshol, New York, NY.
Working Models
1977-1993. Selection of models in different stages of completion. Some serve to develop ideas, others are used for demonstration purposes in workshops.
Yellow Palimpsest
(1993) Advertising sections, Chinese Joss papers, decals, yellow pad pages. Japanese paper covered boards with a non-adhesive binding.
Book Arts in the USA
 an exhibition of work by 51 artists; a cultural presentation of the United States of America
A B C
(1988) Ink, watercolor and collage in concertina construction.
Works by Timothy C. Ely & Hedi Kyle
ABC
(1986) Hand-colored xeroxed pages, transfer letters, piano hinge book construction.
April Diary
(1979) Laminations of various oriental and domestic papers, reversed writing, images with watercolor and color pencils. From the collection of Richard Minsky, New York, NY.
CBA Concertina
(1986) Variety of domestic and oriental handmade papers.
Charles Willing's Day Book
(1986) Historical covers and textpaper, reversed writing, collage, xerox, stenciling.
First Avenue Moth
(1979) Handmade paper, cutouts, watercolor, pastel.
Glintglister
(1984) Twin Rocker paper, 23K stamping gold, 23K shell gold, 23K gold leaf, watercolor, colored paper.
Goethe's Poem
(1980) Oriental and domestic papers, pressed flowers, stencils, reversed and normal writing. From the collection of Renate Alvarez, Pasadena, CA.
Good Morning
(1981) Colored, patterned and natural Japanese papers, linen cord, wooden knobs.
Hosho Torinoko
(1986) Japanese paper sample book.
Listen to the Sound
(1982) Twinrocker paper, cloth, cut-outs, stenciled images, watercolor.
MIRROR TALK
(1986) Mirror image writing, transfer letters, drawing, stenciling, collage. Expandable concertina book construction.
Oxbow Book 1984
(1986) Handmade paper covers and Japanese paper text interlocked, held in place by vellum flanges.
Oxbow Book 1986
(1986) Barrett raw flax cover paper, library board, oriental papers.
PCA Exercise
(1986) Board, Japanese papers, transfer letters, collage material. A bookform based on "Jacob's Ladder."
Restoration Papers
(1986) Historical book papers, slotted and laced to pages. Non-adhesive attachment of Barrett paper covers. From the collection of Renate Alvarez, Pasadena, CA.
Saga of Yellow Woman
(1986) Xerox and collage book with mexed media.
Stick Book
(1986) Wooden stick connects interlocking covers at spine.
Storage for Ephemera
(1986) Wooden sticks connect interlocking pages at spine.
Untitled
(1982) Handmade linen paper, painted linen tape, linen thread.
Wall Book I
(1986) Handmade linen paper, vellum, letter, label and stamp collage.
Wall Book II
(1986) Handmade linen paper, vellum, and collage material.
Wall Book III
(1986) Handmade linen paper, vellum, and collage material.
Book Artchitecture
 an exhibition in which the structure of the book supports the metaphor of the content or is the content
April Diary
(1979) Laminations of various oriental and domestic papers, reversed writing, images with watercolor and color pencils. From the collection of Richard Minsky, New York, NY.
Circus
(1984) Mixed media.
Center for Book Arts: The First Decade
 an exhibition at The New York Public Library
Anaphanda
(1984) Painted and stencilled Nepalese, Japanese and Chinese papers; bound in concertina.
One Cubic Foot
 a traveling exhibit of twelve three-dimensional bookworks
Listen to the Sound
(1982) Twinrocker paper, cloth, cut-outs, stenciled images, watercolor.
A DOZEN DAYS: Folded and Folded and Folded and Folded
 a series of small-scale book art exhibitions
Rondolet
(1980)
Untitled
(1981)
Untitled
(1981)
The Book
 seven artists/different visions
April Diary
(1979) Laminations of various oriental and domestic papers, reversed writing, images with watercolor and color pencils. From the collection of Richard Minsky, New York, NY.
Breeze
(1980) Tracing vellum, stencils and cutouts, oriental binding.
Cabbage Book No. 1
(1980) Tracing paper, stencils, cutouts.
Fan Book
(1979) Concertina fold construction, fans folded out of various Japanese papers.
Goethe's Poem
(1980) Oriental and domestic papers, pressed flowers, stencils, reversed and normal writing. From the collection of Renate Alvarez, Pasadena, CA.
Ulla's Birthday Book
(1980) Tracing vellum stencils, inserted slips of mylar with red and black writing, oriental binding.
Book Makers
 Center for Book Arts first five years
April Diary
(1979) Laminations of various oriental and domestic papers, reversed writing, images with watercolor and color pencils. From the collection of Richard Minsky, New York, NY.
Fan Book
(1979) Concertina fold construction, fans folded out of various Japanese papers.
First Avenue Moth
(1979) Handmade paper, cutouts, watercolor, pastel.
Pocket Book
(1979) Book with mylar pockets, including stencils and fragments of old papers
Vortex
(1979) Handmade Nepalese paper on zig-zag hinge, with diminishing cut-out.

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