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Two Invites – Helen Hiebert Studio


The Sunday Paper #421

July seventeenth, 2022

Invitation #1: I’m delighted to be giving a digital Lecture, Illuminating the Paper Vessel, by way of the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking on July twenty sixth at 7:30pm EDT. My presentation will deal with my inventive analysis into creating sculptural paper varieties, and I’ll spotlight my current mission, Step Into the Gentle, a large collapsible paper lantern, that I not too long ago constructed throughout a residency at a library in Thornton, CO. This mission concerned designing the shape, setting up the armature, wrapping reed across the armature, and protecting it with paper. Register for this free occasion right here.


I had the pleasure of interviewing Tom Balbo on Paper Discuss, who has exhibited his work in paper extensively and has garnered quite a few awards and demanding consideration for his paintings. In 2008, Balbo based The Morgan Artwork of Paper Conservatory and Instructional Basis in Cleveland, Ohio together with different native artists. He proceed to work in paper, printmaking, and ceramics and divides his time between creating in his studio and because the Inventive Director on the Morgan Conservatory. Get pleasure from our dialog!


Winners have been introduced for the 2022 Paper on Pores and skin wearable paper artwork awards, held in Tasmania, Australia. The $5000 Main Prize was gained by Kaori Kato of Japan for her work Bilateral Relations (pictured). Over 30 finalists had been chosen from all over the world. The opposite prize winners embody Lissa-Jane de Sailles (Aus), Pink Waratah Lady; Derek Voorpostel (AUS) In Honour Of Musashi (Ceremonial); Aïdée Bernard (FRA), Enlace #2, Mayhla Howells (NZ), he karere ki nga atua i te rangi; and Leonie Oakes (AUS) for Listening to the Evening. Leonie additionally gained the inaugural $1500 Temple-Smith Legal professionals (Linda Johnston Director) Main Award for Paper off Pores and skin, a brand new sister occasion to Paper on Pores and skin.  Her work is a three-part piece known as Between the strains a narrative lies. Different Paper off Pores and skin award winners had been Morena Fortino (ITA) – Homage to Hieronymus Bosch, and Erica Spitzer Rasmussen (USA) for Guide of Sole. Two mentorships had been additionally awarded to younger Tasmanian designers Elouyra Hoving and Ruby Palmer.

The Paper on Pores and skin works are being exhibited on the Devonport Regional Gallery till July thirtieth.

Kaori Kato (JPN) Bilateral Relations; Grant Wells Photograph; Mannequin: Shave En Vogue; Modelling Company and Occasions; Hair and Make Up: Huge Tease Pop-Up Parlour


Many hand papermakers have made plantable paper, and now it’s changing into a factor! This text within the Washington Publish profiles a number of firms which can be making plantable paper merchandise.

Plantable sheets from Botanical PaperWorks. “We take paper waste from native sources, corresponding to envelope cutoffs and discarded enterprise paperwork, and switch it to pulp,” mentioned Heidi Reimer-Epp, co-founder and CEO of the corporate. (Botanical PaperWorks)


This can be a fascinating article about a physicist who’s finding out the networks of crease patterns in paper folding.


I’m that includes one-sheet wonders right here on the weblog, for the reason that initiatives my new ebook, The Artwork of Papercraft, fall into that class. I’d like to function your one-sheet wonders!

This can be a little bit of a cheat – it’s two sheets of paper. I taught a mini-workshop by way of the Vermont Guide Arts Guild this previous week and we wove paper homes. I instructed members to carry their weavings as much as the sunshine after we completed, as a result of we minimize home windows into the layers, and that may yield stunning outcomes. Diana Dunn despatched me these photos of her weaving, with and with out backlight. What a change!


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Within the Studio:

Invitation #2: If you happen to’re within the Denver space, we’re having a culminating occasion for Anythink Wright Farm Library’s summer season studying program and my large paper lantern set up, Step Into the Gentle, on the night Saturday, July thirtieth. Right here’s the invitation. I’ll even be on the library this Tuesday (7/19) and Thursday (7/21) from 4-6pm  should you’d wish to cease in and say hello (please e-mail me).


I’m going to offer a weekly choice of Small Sheets in restricted portions for the following a number of weeks. Because of these of you who bought final week’s providing – I’ve 3 units left.

This week’s choice consists of ten sheets ranging in measurement between 7″ x 10″ and 9″ x 12″. They tuck neatly right into a stiff mailing envelope for top notch delivery ($24.99 consists of delivery within the US). Click on by way of to learn a bit about this week’s set and place your order.



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