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Draft picturebook binding for "The River Witch"
Prototype picturebook binding for "The River Witch"


Collection of essays, drawings, paintings, and fantasy. Limited handbound editions, released individually and as a collection. Supported by Headlands Center for the Arts and The Swan Fellowship at Vermont Studio Center. In progress.

Put Your Heart In Water (essay, gouache on paper, stab binding)
The River Witch (short story, ink on paper, rounded back picturebook)
Portage (essay, ink map, limp leather binding)
Waiting for the Snow (visual essay, gouache on paper, limp leather binding)
On Hiding (essay, gouache and ink on paper, concertina binding)
The Murre (essay, charcoal on paper, linkstitch binding)
The Painter and the Bird (novella, oil-based charcoal pencil on paper, cloth binding)
Light Journal (essay, coptic binding)




THE SWAN FELLOWSHIP: VERMONT STUDIO CENTER

HEADLANDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS

"THE RIVER WITCH": A fantasy in waves and washed up fragments from the north Pacific shore.


Illustration for "THE RIVER WITCH": Bones Illustration for "THE RIVER WITCH": Triangle
Page spread from "THE RIVER WITCH"
Prototype layout and binding, ink on paper; paper, ink, bookcloth, adhesive, thread; 64 pages, 6" x 9" x 5/8"

 

THE PAINTER AND THE BIRD: A small boy in love with the birds. A girl who learns to fly. Two red and beating hearts.

Draft binding for THE PAINTER AND THE BIRD
Illustration for THE PAINTER AND THE BIRD: FeatherIllustration for THE PAINTER AND THE BIRD: Bird IIIllustration for THE PAINTER AND THE BIRD: Heart II
Page spread for THE PAINTER AND THE BIRD
Prototype cloth binding with oil-based charcoal pencil drawings; paper, ink, bookcloth, adhesive, thread; 192 pages, 9" x 6" x 3/4"





WAITING FOR THE SNOW: A visual essay of solitude, Fall 2016, Portage Lake

WAITING FOR THE SNOW #1WAITING FOR THE SNOW #2Waiting for the Snow #1 (9/22/16) and #2 (9/23/16) , gouache on paper, 6" x 6"


LIGHT JOURNAL: Records of light and darkness, Spring 2015, Taos

Original handbound manuscript of "LIGHT JOURNAL"
Original handbound manuscript; paper, pencil, leather, adhesive, thread; 104 pages; 6 3/4" x 4 3/4" x 7/8"