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Papermaking


  • Ox-Bow 3435 Rupprecht Way Saugatuck, MI, 49453 (map)

PAPER 604 001, 2 weeks, 3 credit hours, Lab Fee $100

Paper is an exciting and elusive art medium. Paper pulp can be transformed into sculptural works, drawings with pulp and unusual surface textures. It can allude to skin, metal, rock, or represent something entirely unique. In class, we will explore these possibilities as we examine other artists using pulp as a contemporary medium. Traditional and non-traditional processes, tailored to the capabilities of each fiber, will be explored. Stretch your artistic and technical skills to create unusual works of art.


Queen Anne’s Lace, ink on handmade cotton rag, 2014

Queen Anne’s Lace, ink on handmade cotton rag, 2014

Andrea Peterson lives and creates work in northwest Indiana at Hook Pottery Paper, a studio and gallery co-owned with her husband. She combines paper arts, printmaking and book arts to make works that address human relationship to the environment. She teaches and lectures internationally including the 2015 Guild of Book Workers Standards Seminar, Kalamazoo Center for the Book, San Francisco Center for the Book, SAIC, Morgan Conservatory, Watermark Museum and Brauer Museum at Valparaiso University. She is a recent recipient of the 2016/17 Indiana Arts Council Grant.

Earlier Event: July 16
Relief: Print Anywhere
Later Event: July 16
Beginning Glass (Session 2)