The Sunday Paper #347
January 17, 2021
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Joyce Gold creates paper artworks in her Denver, Colorado studio. After graduating from CA State Long Beach with a BFA in printmaking, she worked as a printer for artists in Los Angeles, printing for Chic Bragg, Arthur Secunda, Marty Tobias, Misha Moracha, Charles Bragg, and others. Joyce returned to papermaking to explore the endless possibilities of the medium. She has sold her artwork to collectors across the U.S., and her work has been selected for many exhibitions across the nation.
This is a fun article about the benefits of origami and how to use it to create stunning DIY home décor, gifts and more.
I got excited when I saw this article about millennials and hand papermaking (and I recognized the image as the work of Share Studios – Stephanie Hare was on Paper Talk awhile back). The gist of the article encourages millennials and members of Generation Z to save the planet, and suggests making paper as one way to do that. But this sentence bugged me “the irresponsibility and lack of concern from older generations has many students taking it upon themselves to act more sustainably, attempting to undo the damage done to our climate.” Well, if blaming the elders gets the younger generation motivated to save the planet, I’ll take it (along with a little respect).
I enjoyed being on Janna Willoughby-Lohr’s Reach for the Stars Podcast! We talked about my journey with paper and creative consistency. Have a listen!
Nova Scotia recently banned single-use plastic bags, prompting many Halifax retailers to go plastic-free last month. Businesses can offer reusable bags to their customers or ask them to bring their own, which most of us are familiar with. But Purush Cannane has been recovering waste paper and turning it into handmade paper bags that he has been selling to a number of small retailers Nova Scotia since 2019.
I love these GIANT fairy tale books!
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