Saturday, September 26, 2009

Final Artist Book Exhibit at Santa Reparata International School of Art

Barbara Mortkowitz showcases her creativity with a series of artist
books inspired by wanderings through the streets of Florence.

Cathy DeForest exhibits her solar etching based on
the Egyptian exhibit of the Venice Biennale 2009.
Rebecca Dant reveals her accordion book based on photographs of
gelato shops in Florence, which stands on colorful gelato spoons.
Mary Laird shows her newest letterpress book, Kindred Flame.
Maritza Davila, exhibits her prototypes for her book
based on sense of place, friendships and life's journeys.

Artist books created in Florence

Raffaella Macalusa exhibits her book inspired
by the 500 year old deed for her family home.

Len and Diane Lea showing the medieval binding of her
letterpress book sewn and printed at Santa Reparata.

Kathleen Rydar exhibits her books which includes a tribute
to the letterpress printer who inspires her recent work.

Nancy Jo Mullen exhibits her artist book featuring
the marvels of paper throughout the ages.