I love books. I love paper and have been a collector all my life of things I love. My reverence for books has deepened with the vast technologies that are making books and paper obsolete. This series of collages give new life to hundred year old papers and old picture frames. It is a tribute which nurtures my need to make art.

During the process, I trusted the composition or story to emerge. I felt when it was forced and "not right." Mostly the process was magical and delightful; from removing the aged family photographs and floral arrangements from the frames, to the meditation of cutting out very small images. I chose not to name the majority of the pieces, as I wish for the viewer to come to their own version of a story.


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