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Washi in American Artist's Books
January 30, 2003 - March 29, 2003

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organized by  Rory  Golden

Jody  Alexander
Max Library: Fused Shut
(2002) various historical bindings, artificial sinew, hemp cord, gampi and kozo papers, pen and ink, encaustic paint; 7 book library
Max: Fused Book II
(2002) sewn on packed cords, artificial sinew, hemp cord, wood, gampi paper, pen and ink, encaustic paint, suminagashi
Max: Fused Book IV
(2002) sewn on packed cords, artificial sinew, hemp cord, wood, kozo paper, pen and ink, encaustic paint
Max: Fused Shut I
(2002) tacket binding, artificial sinew, encaustic paint, pen and ink
Irene  Chan

(1998) pamphlet stitch, origami in a handmade Chinese seedpod-shaped purse, mingei washi paper, photography, silkscreen
Matherbody
(2001) Asian bind-ledger / register, photography, digital output, mingei washi paper, polymer clay sculpture, origami, hand-dyed paper and silk
R. Gregory  Christie
Sushi Tails
(2003) Japanese papers, tempera paint, artist's book
Maureen  Cummins
Phantasies of a love thief: an eleventh century Sanskrit lyric poem
(1994) Translated & with an introduction by Barbara Stoler Miller; illustrated by Maureen Cummins. Printed letterpress on snow-white Sekishu and bound in black Japanese silk; text is Zapf Civilité, with titling calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Blockprint illustrations by artist; hand-binding by Kathy Hyde, Signed by the artist. In box.
Lesley  Dill
Thrill Came Slowly, The
(1996) artist's book; letterpress, diaphanous Japanese paper, thread, wire. Courtesy of the artist and George Adams Gallery, New York.
Evelyn  Eller
Heritage
(1998) oriental paper over folio, mixed media collage, oriental, moriki and folio papers, color copies (brown), string
Interior Designers Sample Book, The
(1991) artist's book, acid free cloth, sumi, natsume and kiri papers, mixed media collage, acid free black and cream board, acrylic paint on sumi paper
Trees
(2000) artist's book; acid free boards covered in wood veneer paper, natsume paper, mixed media collage, linen tape, tree branches, color photocopies.
Dorothy  Field
Butter and Barley
(1997) accordion book with additional sewn in pages, Polaroid transfer, pouchoir with dry pigments, hadmade kozo and Jana Pullman's overbeaten abaca papers
In Search of: Fanny
(1999) album format with metal posts, Polaroid transfers, photocopied images, ink-jet printed, handmade cinnamon and curry spice-filled kozo, machine-made vellum
Nine Word Book
(2000) sewn limp binding, dry pigments, walnut dye, gesso calligraphy, kozoruis "Korean" style paper, silk (collaged on) and cotton wrap cloth
Tatiana  Ginsberg
Ikkyu I
(2002) Ethiopian binding with handmade and naturally dyed kozo and gampi papers, walnut covers, handspun flax thread
Rebecca  Goodale
Northern Bog Lemming
(2003) Hand colored block prints with collage on handmade flax paper
Twenty Maine Sedges
(2001) Hand colored screen printed Japanese papers with collage
Regin  Ingloria
Conversation
(2003) Ink drawing on Momigami paper; graphite on panel
Spectacle
(2003) Ink drawings on momigami, unryu, and legal paper
Ann Marie  Kennedy
Prairie Book
(2003) Waxed abaca, plants, gampi & kozo paper, linoleum, damask
Kumi  Korf
Twelve and One
(1998) Akatogashi, Hiromi MM-I & Hosokawa Ohban papers, silver silk thread
Lois  Lane
I Know Where I'm Going
(1997) Letterpress, woodcut, photoengraving on Rives using Clarence house wallpaper and 14 Japanese papers. Black velvet case and a steel stand made by David Shaw.
Ruth  Lingen
I Know Where I'm Going
(1997) Letterpress, woodcut, photoengraving on Rives using Clarence house wallpaper and 14 Japanese papers. Black velvet case and a steel stand made by David Shaw.
Mary Ellen  Long
Cairns
(2000) Kozo-gampi, stone
Progeny 1, 2, 3
(2000) Kozo-gampi, copper
Natasha  Lovelace
Counting the Days
(2001) Rice paper
Eating Your Vows
(2001) Gampi, egg shells
Getting Through
(2001) rice paper, wood dowels, leather cord
Peter  Madden
Icarus
(2000) Handmade paper, wax, thread
Mental Notes V (Stream of Conscience)
(2002) Dyed Kozo, thread
Sea Scroll
(2002) Kozo and handmade paper, thread, wax, colonial clay pipe stems
Susan  Mills
10 Finger Wrap Codices
(2003) handmade Bicchu Torinoko gampi, plant dye
Crows
(2002) Collaboration with seven Canadian artists: Joanne Briston, Pagmar Dahle, Karilee Fuglem, April Hickox, Candace Savage, Sheila Spence. Paper, thread
Forearm Wrap Codex
(2003) Tania Kozo with red clay
Tableland (arteries and veins)
(2003) Tosa Konchi indigo dyed gampi, thread
Catherine  Nash
Book of Mudras
(1999) Mixed media on Gampi and Torch Ginger papers
Nest
(1999) Gampi, railroad spike, bird nest, white oak plank
Sending Down Roots
(2002) Kozo, linen rag paper panels, terra siglata pit-fired ceramics
Mark E.  Perry
Beach, The
(2003) Paper
O Christmas Tree
(2003) Pine needles, dye, pencil, paper
Robert  Renfrow
Nest
(1999) Gampi, railroad spike, bird nest, white oak plank
Robbin Ami  Silverberg
Clew (Genisa)
(2003) Moriki papers, eggshell, mica, binder's board
Love Brush
(1999) Kozo, Dobbin Mills cotton papers, human hair, aluminun coffee filter, wood, ribbon
Spun Into Gold: First 100 Words
(2002) Kozo, Japanese book linen, cotton rag

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