The Sunday Paper

September 16, 2022

Looks Good on Paper

The Sunday Paper #430

September 18, 2022

If you’re reading this on Sunday, I will have just arrived at ICA Arts in Monte Castello di Vibio, where I’m teaching for the next two weeks. I’ll be in Europe through …

September 10, 2022

Paper + Color

The Sunday Paper #429

September 11, 2022, A Day of Remembrance

I invite a guest artist to teach a surface design workshop every quarter in The Paper Year. We explore working ‘on’ paper instead of ‘with’ paper for a change …

September 3, 2022

Off the Shelf

The Sunday Paper #428

September 4, 2022

I’m honored to be in a book arts exhibition that just opened in Fort Collins, CO. Off the Shelf: Contemporary Book Arts in Colorado exhibits artists that innovate and defy our conceptual framework …

August 27, 2022

A Sheet of Paper Casts a Shadow

The Sunday Paper #427

August 28, 2022

I hosted the Red Cliff Paper Retreat this past week in my Colorado studio. What a delight to meet in person after a 2-year hiatus. This was my 7th retreat with several who …

August 20, 2022

Papermaking from Plant to Page

The Sunday Paper #426

August 21, 2022

Today is my daughter’s golden birthday: she turns 21 on August 21st. Happy Birthday, Lucah! I visited her in Portland in June – here we are on a hike in the Columbia River …

August 13, 2022

Helen’s Handmades

The Sunday Paper #425

August 14, 2022

I’ve been going through my flat files and organizing my papers (an annual tradition that is necessary, because as soon as I get them organized, the disorganization begins, sigh). I gathered up all …

August 6, 2022

Traditional Vietnamese Papermaking

The Sunday Paper #424

August 7, 2022

Last Saturday night, Anythink Wright Farms held a lovely culminating event for the end of their summer reading program, mySummer. Friends and family joined me under my  paper lantern, Step Into the Light. …

July 30, 2022


The Sunday Paper #423

July 31, 2022

I enjoyed giving an online presentation via the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking last Tuesday. I talked about three different illuminated vessel structures that I incorporate into my work; I showed actual …

July 23, 2022

Illuminate the Night

The Sunday Paper #422

July 24th, 2022

I’ve had a whirlwind of a week teaching lantern-making workshops across Adams County here in Colorado. I traveled from branch to branch of the innovative Anythink Library system and also visited the Bookmobile. …

July 16, 2022

Two Invitations

The Sunday Paper #421

July 17th, 2022

Invitation #1: I’m delighted to be giving a virtual Lecture, Illuminating the Paper Vessel, through the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking on July 26th at 7:30pm EDT. My presentation will focus on …