Artist’s book

Side 1: Autumn to winter
Side 1: Opening folio
Side 2: Winter’s arrival
Back Cover: tree image that inspired the piece

Unique accordion book (5″x3.5″x24″) with Japanese binding. Hand drawn imagery using digital printing on cotton and Japanese papers for hinging. Free-style calligraphy with pointed pen and sumi ink. Colors enhanced with pastel pencil.

This piece honors the transition from autumn to winter representing its beauty despite longing and loss in this year of COVID19. It is dedicated to Kay, Denny, Mary B., and Jeri.

Poem by: Kenyon, Jane. “Spring Snow,” Let Evening Come: Poems by Jane Kenyon. Graywolf Press, Saint Paul. 1990. Print.