HANDMADE BOOKS & FOLIOS
THE FIRST HAND MADE BOOK WAS MADE IN THE EARLY 1980’S INSPIRED BY THE SMALL TIN MINING TOWNSHIP OF STORYS CREEK, IN NORTH EASTERN TASMANIA. SINCE THAT TIME OTHER WORK BASED ON VESSELS, SEA-GOING JOURNEYS AND ASPECTS OF LOCAL HISTORY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED. ALL IN SMALL EDITIONS OF NO MORE THAN TEN COPIES. MANY OF THESE WORKS ARE NOW HELD IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN HOBART, MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, CANBERRA AND SCOTLAND. PRICES RANGE FROM $400 - $1,500
Images from the titled VESSELS aliud seculum (meaning - another world).
The artist's limited edition book contains ten prints - etchings, drypoints, relief prints, letterpress and photocopied images on mylar.
A visual exploration of the themes of displacement, connections and memories relating to aspects of early settlement in the Tamar Valley. Limited edition of 7 copies.
21cm x 28cm.
Multi-coloured relief prints and letterpress.
Each image complements several lists of words arranged in alphabetical order and each one preceded by the word sea.
The text highlights some of the activities relating to the sea and reminds us of its fragility and importance.
Limited edition of 6 copies.
Multiple relief prints, photographic etchings and letterpress work relating to the now deserted mining town of Storys Creek and the surrounding landscape.
Sheet size 30.0cms x 25.0cms
Limited edition of ten copies
Printed on Magnani paper 250gsm
THE NIGHT GREEN SUITE 2013
A boxed set of ten coloured photo-etchings,
relief prints and text.
The images are remininiscent of a past era tracing aspects of the fisherman's changing way of life.
Limited edition of seven copies with one
Printed on Somerset paper 250gsm.
Paper size 48.5cm x 38.5cm.
Printed in 2013.
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